##### Analyse applications of AC/DC circuit theorems, electromagnetic principles and properties.

Unit Learning Outcomes

LO4- Analyse applications of AC/DC circuit theorems, electromagnetic principles and

properties.

Transferable skills and competencies developed

Calculations and understanding of basic electrical analysis.

Vocational scenario

Assignment activity and guidance

Completion of tasks required – show all workings.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Pass Merit Distinction

LO4 Analyse applications of AC/DC circuit theorems,

electromagnetic principles and properties.

P8 Calculate currents and

voltages in DC circuits using

circuit theorems.

P9 Describe how complex

waves are produced from

combining two or more

sinusoidal waveforms.

P10 Solve problems on

series R, L, C circuits with

A.C. theory.

M4 Explain the principles and

applications of

electromagnetic induction.

D4 Evaluate different techniques

used to solve problems on a

combined series-parallel R, L,C

circuits using A.C.theory.

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Task 1

1) In the following circuit find:

a) All of the currents and voltages.

b) The power dissipated in the 15 kΩ resistor.

Note: The resistance values

are in kilo ohms.

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2) In the following circuit using Kirchhoff’s find:

a) The current in each branch of the circuit.

b) The voltage across each branch.

c) State whether each battery is charging or discharging

3) Find the current flowing in the 8 Ω resistor using Thevenin’s Theorem.

12 v 18 v

7.5 Ω

16 Ω

8.1 Ω

15 v

11Ω

12Ω

9Ω

3Ω

8Ω

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