# Electrical Engineering Major

## Course Overview

With rapid transformation occurring across industries and a greater emphasis on green technologies, electrical engineering plays a vital role in building our future society. This major allows students to deepen their knowledge of the discipline of electrical engineering, including in areas such as satellite communications, high-performance computing, telecommunications, signal processing, energy generation and control systems.

This major best aligns with the Biomedical stream. You can not enrol in the Electrical Engineering Major within the Electrical Engineering Stream.

## Unit of study table

Unit of study |
Credit points |
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition |
Session |
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## Electrical Engineering Major |
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## Unit of study table |
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Complete 24 credit points of the following, 18 credit points of which must be 3000-level or higher. | |||

ELEC2103Simulation and Numerical Solutions in Eng |
6 | A ELEC1103. Understanding of the fundamental concepts and building blocks of electrical and electronics circuits and aspects of professional project management, teamwork, and ethics. N COSC1001, COSC1901 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC2104Electronic Devices and Circuits |
6 | A Knowledge: ELEC1103. Ohm's Law and Kirchoff's Laws; action of Current and Voltage sources; network analysis and the superposition theorem; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; inductors and capacitors, transient response of RL, RC and RLC circuits; the ability to use power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, etc. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC2302Signals and Systems |
6 | A MATH1001 Differential Calculus and MATH1002 Linear Algebra and MATH1003 Integral Calculus and Modelling. Basic knowledge of differentiation & integration, differential equations, and linear algebra. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC2602Digital Logic |
6 | A ELEC1601. This unit of study assumes some knowledge of digital data representation and basic computer organisation |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3104Engineering Electromagnetics |
6 | A Differential calculus, integral calculus, vector integral calculus; electrical circuit theory and analysis using lumped elements; fundamental electromagnetic laws and their use in the calculation of static fields. |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3203Electricity Networks |
6 | A This unit of study assumes a competence in first year mathematics (in particular, the ability to work with complex numbers), in elementary circuit theory and in basic electromagnetics. |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3204Power Electronics and Applications |
6 | A 1. Differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables, analysis of linear circuits. 2. Fourier theory applied to periodic and non-periodic signals. 3. Software such as MATLAB to perform signal analysis and filter design. 4. Familiarity with the use of basic laboratory equipment such as oscilloscope, function generator, power supply, etc. 5. Basic electric circuit theory and analysis P ELEC2104 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3206Electrical Energy Conversion Systems |
6 | A Following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit of study: familiarity with circuit theory, electronic devices, ac power, capacitors and inductors, and electric circuits such as three-phase circuits and circuits with switches, the use of basic laboratory equipment such as oscilloscope and power supply. P ELEC3203 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3304Control |
6 | A Specifically the following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit: familiarity with basic Algebra, Differential and Integral Calculus, Physics; solution of linear differential equations, Matrix Theory, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; linear electrical circuits, ideal op-amps; continuous linear time-invariant systems and their time and frequency domain representations, Laplace transform, Fourier transform. P ELEC2302 AND (MATH2061 OR MATH2067 OR MATH2961 OR AMME2000) N AMME3500 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3305Digital Signal Processing |
6 | A Specifically the following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit: familiarity with basic Algebra, Differential and Integral Calculus, continuous linear time-invariant systems and their time and frequency domain representations, Fourier transform, sampling of continuous time signals. P ELEC2302 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3404Electronic Circuit Design |
6 | A A background in basic electronics and circuit theory is assumed. |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3405Communications Electronics and Photonics |
6 | A ELEC2104. A background in basic electronics and circuit theory is assumed. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3505Communications |
6 | P ELEC2302. Confidence in mathematical operation usually needed to handle telecommunications problems such as Fourier transform, fundamental in signals and systems theory, convolution, and similar techniques. |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3506Data Communications and the Internet |
6 | N NETS2150 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3607Embedded Systems |
6 | A ELEC1601 AND ELEC2602. Logic operations, theorems and Boolean algebra, data representation, number operations (binary, hex, integers and floating point), combinational logic analysis and synthesis, sequential logic, registers, counters, bus systems, state machines, simple CAD tools for logic design, basic computer organisation, the CPU, peripheral devices, software organisation, machine language, assembly language, operating systems, data communications and computer networks. P ELEC1601 and ELEC2602 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3608Computer Architecture |
6 | A ELEC3607. Basic knowledge of assembly language and microprocessor systems is required. P ELEC2602 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3609Internet Software Platforms |
6 | P INFO1103, INFO2110, (INFO2120 or INFO2820) N EBUS4001 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3610E-Business Analysis and Design |
6 | N EBUS3003 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3702Management for Engineers |
6 | N MECH3661, ENGG3005 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC3802Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering |
6 | A ELEC2004 or ELEC2104 A knowledge of basic electrical engineering is required: Ohm's law, Thevenin and Nortons' theorems, basic circuit theory involving linear resistors, capacitors and inductors, a basic knowledge of bipolar and field effect transistor theory, simplified theoretical mechanism of operation of transformers. |
Semester 1 |

ELEC3803Bioelectronics |
6 | P ELEC2104 OR ELEC2602. |
Semester 2 |