• # Dr. AlSharidah

## Course Objectives

The following is a list of per-lecture expected performace criteria and learning objectives. The Student should use this guide to assess his progress in the course.

1. Understand the concept of potential difference (voltage) and charge motion (current).
1. Understand the atom structure.
2. Differentiate between proton and electron charges.
3. Calculate the electric current in terms of the charge .
4. Calculate the electrical voltage .
5. Understand the concept of the potential difference.
6. Calculate the power and energy.
2. Calculate resistance of different types of materials.
1. Understand the meaning of specific resistance.
2. Understand the effect of the length and cross section area on the resistance.
3. Calculate the resistance of different electrical wires.
4. Calculate the resistance at different temperature (Temperature effect).
3. Identify color coding of resistors.
1. Understand the color coding system.
2. Define the resistor value using the color code.
4. Calculate current, voltage, power, energy, and efficiency of resistive circuits.
1. Understand ohm's Law.
2. Apply ohm's Law to simple resistive circuit.
3. Calculate the power & energy in resistive circuits.
4. Calculate the efficiency of simple resistive loads.
5. Apply Kirchhoff’s voltage law (series circuit) and Kirchhoff’s current law (parallel circuits).
1. Identify a series and parallel resistive circuit containing a multiple number of resistors.
2. Solve circuits using KVL to obtain unknown values in series and parallel circuit.
3. Solve circuits using KCL to obtain unknown values in series and parallel circuit.
6. Analyze DC series parallel circuits.
1. Apply the concept of equivalent resistance.
2. Solve combined series parallel circuits using equivalent resistance and Ohm's Law.
3. Solve series parallel circuits using KVL to obtain unknown values in series and parallel circuit.
4. Solve series parallel circuits using KCL to obtain unknown values in series and parallel circuit.
5. Use basic laboratory measurement equipment including the power supplies, digital multimeters, function generators, and oscilloscopes to conduct experiments.
6. Apply current divider rule to solve for unknown values in parallel branches.
7. Understand sinusoidal waveforms and phasors notation.
1. Recognize the most common AC voltage sources.
2. Calculate the relationship between frequency and period for a complete AC cycle.
3. Understand the different representation of wave forms (Sinusoidal-Rectangular-Polar).
4. Convert the sinusoidal expression to rectangular and polar forms.
5. Convert values between peak, peak to peak and RMS for sine wave voltages.
6. Use basic laboratory measurement equipment including the power supplies, digital multimeters, function generators, and oscilloscopes to conduct experiments.
8. Understand the concept of inductive & capacitive reactance and calculate series parallel reactance equivalence.
1. Calculate the resistance, capacitive and inductive reactance of a capacitor and inductor.
2. Understand why capacitor or inductor causes a phase shift between voltage and current.
3. Calculate the series reactance equivalence.
4. Calculate the parallel reactance equivalence.
5. Use basic laboratory measurement equipment including the power supplies, digital multimeters, function generators, and oscilloscopes to conduct experiments.
9. Comprehend the concept of impedance in electrical circuits.
1. Calculate the impedance of series circuit.
2. Calculate the impedance of parallel circuit.
3. Calculate the impedance of series-parallel circuit.
4. Apply Ohm's Law to series R, C or L circuits with AC sources.
10. Calculate active, reactive, apparent powers, and power factor in single and three phase circuits.
1. Calculate the active, reactive and apparent power in single phase circuits.
2. Understand the concept of three phase power.
3. Calculate the active, reactive and apparent power in three phase circuits.
4. Calculate the power factor of different electrical circuit.
5. Differentiate between lag, lead and unity power factors.