Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the students basic understanding of both DC and AC circuits as well as hands-on training in building and testing digital circuitry.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: - Perform basic calculations on series and parallel DC and AC circuits - Design and build basic digital electronic circuits.

Course contents

- DC Circuit Theorems - Alternating Voltages and Currents - Series and Parallel AC Circuits - Wires and Fuses - Basic Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Additional information

All laboratory work must be approved by the teacher!

Recommended or required reading

Electrical Principles & Technology for Engineering J.O.Bird ISBN 0-7506-2196-6 Basic Analog and Digital Student Guide Version 1.3 PARALLAX INC.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 34 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 36 hours
  • Individual studies - 63 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 63 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 70 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Kuvaja Markus


Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Week 36: - Introduction - DC Circuit Theorems Week 37: - Alternating Voltages and Currents - Wires and Fuses - Single-Phase Series AC Circuits Week 38: - Single-Phase Series AC Circuits - Single-Phase Parallel AC Circuits Week 39: - Single-Phase Parallel AC Circuits - Rehersal and preparations for lab work Week 40: - Preparations for lab work - Lab, Basic Analog and Digital Circuits Week 41: - Lab, Basic Analog and Digital Circuits Week 42: - Lab, Basic Analog and Digital Circuits Week 43: - Lab, Basic Analog and Digital Circuits Week 44: - Lab, Basic Analog and Digital Circuits - Examination

Assessment methods

2008-10-30 - Exams

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