


Learning Outcome 1 Be able to use circuit theory to determine voltage, current and resistance in direct current (DC) circuits 
DC circuit theory 
P1 use DC circuit theory to
calculate current, voltage and
resistance in DC networks 

Kirchhoff's First Law  A simple animation that explains this 
Kirchoff's Second Law  Another simple animation to explain this 
DC networks 

Diodes  Make presents the diode video 

Measurements in DC circuits 
P2 use a multimeter to carry out
circuit measurements in a DC
network 












Learning Outcome 2 Understand the concepts of capacitance and determine capacitance values in DC circuits 
Capacitors 
What is a capacitor ? 
How a capacitor works 
Make presents the capacitor 
An Introduction to Capacitors  A good tutorial 
Electric Permittivity 
Capacitor database  select a capacitor base on a variety of crtiteria 
A spread sheet to check answers for P6 and M2 
Basic Concepts in Electricity Book 
Capacitors and capacitance  A very good video 
Energy of a capacitor  A very good video 
Dielectrics in capacitors  Another very good video 

Charging and discharging of a capacitor 



DC network 



Learning Outcome 3 Know the principles and properties of magnetism 

Force on a current carrying conductor  animation 
Magnetism Tutorial 
BH curve saturation  wiki 
BH data pair generator  data to plot BH curves 
How a Magnet works? 
Electric Motor  Animation 


Learning Outcome 4 Be able to use singlephase alternating current (AC) theory. 

Phasor Diagram Animation 

Phasor addition and subtraction tutorial 

