# Modern Electrical Engineering (Africa)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Luanda (Angola), Durban, South Africa (South Africa)

Higher than Rs 100000

## Important information

- Short course
- Intermediate
- At 2 venues
- 360 hours of class
- Duration:

3 Months - When:

Flexible

This course is designed for:

Electricians or Linemen

Electrical Contractors

Technicians

Electrical Inspectors

Facilities Maintenance Personnel

Field and Plant Engineers

Electrical Personnel

Machine Operators

Mechanics

Non-electrical Engineers

Operations Personnel who come in contact with control systems

Others with the need to learn the principles and applications of electricity

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience

VenuesWhere and when

Starts | Location |
---|---|

Flexible |
Durban, South AfricaWalnut Road, 40001, Johannesburg, South Africa See map |

Flexible |
LuandaAv. Dr. Agostinho Neto, Angola, Angola See map |

## What you'll learn on the course

IT Law | Personnel | IT | Electrical | ||||||

Logic | Law | systems | Engineering | ||||||

Electrical Safety | Electrical Engineering | Capacitance and Inductance | Transient Analysis | ||||||

Steady-State AC Analysis | Frequency Analysis | Electronic Circuits | Power Systems and Transmission Lines | ||||||

Logic Circuits | Computer-Based Instrumentation Systems | Electric Machines | Resistive Circuits | ||||||

Transistors | Logic Gates | Sensors | Electromechanics | ||||||

Magnetic Circuits | Faraday’s Law and Lenz’s Law | DC Motors | Electric Measurement Instrument |

## Course programme

**Limited Contents, Concstos and Issues**

**Module 1: Essentials of Electrical Engineering and Resistive Circuits**

**Essentials of Electrical Engineering**

- Introduction
- Charge and Current
- Voltage
- Respective Direction of Voltage and Current
- Kirchhoff’s Current Law
- Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law
- Ohm’s Law and Resistors
- Resistivity of a Resistor
- Nonlinear Resistors
- Time-Varying Resistors
- Power and Energy
- Resistor-Consumed Power
- Independent and Dependent Sources
- Analysis of Circuits Using PSpice
- Bias Point Analysis
- Transient Analysis

**Resistive Circuits**

- Introduction
- Resistors in Parallel and Series and Equivalent Resistance
- Voltage and Current Division/Divider Rules
- Voltage Division
- Current Division
- Nodal and Mesh Analysis
- Nodal Analysis
- Mesh Analysis
- Special Conditions: Super Node
- Thevenin/Norton Equivalent Circuits
- Source Transformation
- Superposition Principle
- Maximum Power Transfer
- Circuits Analysis

**Module 2: Capacitance and Inductance**

- Introduction
- Capacitors
- The Relationship Between Charge, Voltage, and Current
- Power
- Energy
- Capacitors in Series and Parallel
- Series Capacitors
- Parallel Capacitance
- Inductors
- The Relationship Between Voltage and Current
- Power and Stored Energy
- Inductors in Series and Parallel
- Inductors in Series
- Inductors in Parallel
- Applications of Capacitors and Inductors
- Fuel Sensors
- Vibration Sensors

**Module 3: Transient Analysis**

- Introduction
- First-Order Circuits
- RC Circuits
- RL Circuits
- DC Steady State
- DC Steady State for Capacitive–Inductive Circuits
- Second-Order Circuits
- Series RLC Circuits with a DC Voltage Source
- Parallel RLC Circuits with a DC Voltage Source
- Transient Analysis with Sinusoid Forcing Functions

**Module 4: Steady-State AC Analysis**

- Introduction: Sinusoidal Voltages and Currents 215
- Phasors
- Complex Impedances
- Steady-State Circuit Analysis Using Phasors
- Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits with Phasors
- AC Steady-State Power

**Module 5: Frequency Analysis**

- Introduction
- First-Order Filters
- Transfer Functions
- Low-Pass Filters
- Magnitude and Phase Plots
- Decibels
- Bode Plot
- High-Pass Filters
- Cascaded Networks
- Second-Order Filters
- Band-Pass Filters
- Band-Stop Filters

**Module 6: Electronic Circuits**

- Introduction
- P-Type and N-Type Semiconductors
- Diodes
- Diode Applications
- Different Types of Diodes
- AC-to-DC Converter
- Transistors
- Bipolar Junction Transistor
- Transistor as an Amplifier
- Transistors as Switches
- Field-Effect Transistors
- Design of NOT Gates Using NMOS Only for High-Density Integration
- Design of a Logic Gate Using CMOS
- Operational Amplifiers

**Module 7: Power Systems and Transmission Lines**

- Introduction
- Three-Phase Systems
- Phase Sequence
- Y-Connected Generators
- Y-Connected Loads
- Δ-Connected Loads
- Δ-Star and Star-Δ Transformations
- Power in Three-Phase Systems
- Comparison of Star and Δ Load Connections
- Advantages of Three-Phase Systems
- Transmission Lines
- Resistance (R)
- Different Types of Conductors
- Inductance (L)
- Capacitance
- Transmission Line Equivalent Circuits

**Module 8: Logic Circuits**

- Introduction
- Number Systems
- Binary Numbers
- Hexadecimal Numbers
- Octal Numbers
- Boolean Algebra
- Boolean Inversion
- Boolean AND Operation
- Boolean OR Operation
- Boolean NAND Operation
- Boolean NOR Operation
- Boolean XOR Operation
- Summary of Boolean Operations
- Rules Used in Boolean Algebra
- De Morgan’s Theorems
- Commutativity Rule
- Associativity Rule
- Distributivity Rule 454
- Basic Logic Gates
- The NOT Gate
- The AND Gate
- The OR Gate
- The NAND Gate
- The NOR Gate
- The XOR Gate
- The XNOR Gate
- Sequential Logic Circuits
- Flip-Flops
- Counter

**Module 9: Computer-Based Instrumentation Systems**

- Introduction
- Sensors
- Pressure Sensors
- Temperature Sensors
- Accelerometers
- Strain-Gauges/Load Cells
- Acoustic Sensors
- Linear Variable Differential Transformers (LVDT)
- Signal Conditioniner
- Analog-to-Digital Conversion
- Grounding Issues
- Ground Loops

**Module 10: Principles of Electromechanics**

- Introduction
- Magnetic Fields
- Magnetic Flux and Flux Intensity
- Magnetic Field Intensity
- The Right-Hand Rule
- Forces on Charges by Magnetic Fields
- Forces on Current-Carrying Wires
- Flux Linkages
- Faraday’s Law and Lenz’s Law
- Magnetic Circuits
- Magnetomotive Force
- Reluctance
- Mutual Inductance and Transformers
- Mutual Inductance 539
- Transformers
- Different Types of Transformers

**Module 11: Electric Manachines**

- DC Motors
- Different Types of DC Motors
- Speed Control Methods
- DC Generators
- Different Types of DC Generators
- AC Motors
- AC Generators
- Special Types of Motors
- How Is the Most Suitable Motor Selected?

**Module 12: Electrical Measurement Instruments and Electrical Safety**

- Measurement Errors
- Basic Measurement Instruments
- Time Domain and Frequency Domain
- The Oscilloscope
- The Spectrum Analyzer
- The Function Generator
- Electric Shock
- Electromagnetic Hazards
- Arcs and Explosions
- The National Electric Code

## Additional information

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Its registration number is 10019585 and can be verified at http://www.ukrlp.co.uk/