University of Technology Sydney

48521 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

6cp; Forms of attendance, mode of delivery and assessment requirements in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline/Canvas.
Requisite(s): 48510 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering AND 68037 Physical Modelling AND 33230c Mathematical Modelling 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

Field 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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