University of Technology Sydney

48521 Foundations of Electrical and Electronic Technology

6cp; Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): 48510 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering AND 68037 Physical Modelling AND 33230c Mathematics 2
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.
Recommended studies:

basic physics and single-variable calculus are essential for this subject, as well as basic electric circuit theory

Fields of practice: Electrical Engineering major



The subject revises the concepts covered in the subject Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering. It introduces basic electrostatic and electromagnetic theory, magnetic devices, semiconductor devices, electronic amplifiers and electrical measurements. An additional objective of the subject is to cover the essential theory and basic practical skills needed by students in their first Engineering Experience internship.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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