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Unit of study_

ELEC2103: Simulation and Numerical Solutions in Eng

Objectives: How to apply the software package Matlab to achieve engineering solutions; Critical assessment of various computer numerical techniques; Professional project management, teamwork, ethics. This unit assumes an understanding of the fundamental concepts and building blocks of electrical and electronics circuits. As well as covering the specific topics described in the following paragraphs, it aims to develop skills in professional project management and teamwork and promote an understanding of ethics. Basic features of Matlab. The Matlab desktop. Interactive use with the command window. Performing arithmetic, using complex numbers and mathematical functions. Writing script and function m-files. Matrix manipulations. Control flow. Two dimensional graphics. Application of Matlab to simple problems from circuit theory, electronics, signals and systems and control. Investigation of the steady state and transient behaviour of LCR circuits. Matlab based numerical solutions applicable to numerical optimization, ordinary differential equations, and data fitting. Introduction to symbolic mathematics in Matlab. Applications, including the derivation of network functions for simple problems in circuit analysis. Introduction to the use of Simulink for system modelling and simulation.

Code ELEC2103
Academic unit Electrical and Information Engineering
Credit points 6
COSC1001 or COSC1901
Assumed knowledge:
ELEC1103. Understanding of the fundamental concepts and building blocks of electrical and electronics circuits and aspects of professional project management, teamwork, and ethics.

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. select and synthesise information from various resources for specific engineering projects
  • LO2. communicate clearly and effectively in laboratory team tasks and written reports
  • LO3. communicate in written, and computer-based format to deliver meaningful summaries of engineering project work
  • LO4. work constructively in a team by clarifying collaborative duties, and encouraging contribution from all members to achieve specific engineering project goals
  • LO5. demonstrate an understanding of the engineering environment, professional, and ethical standards to the limit of lectures, assignments, laboratories, group work, case studies, and class discussions
  • LO6. analyse and solve problems using Matlab in command mode, and by writing m-files and displaying results in specific engineering problems
  • LO7. use Matlab proficiently for specific analysis, including LCR circuits, system analysis with Laplace transforms, and other engineering specific applications
  • LO8. demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of applied mathematics in the context of specific engineering problems.

Unit outlines

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