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Basic Electrics & Electronics

 
This module  introduces the basics of electrical engineering such as direct and alternating current, semiconductors, basic electrical circuits. It also explains the fundamentals of control technology and the operating principles of circuits with contacts. It then discusses the issue of electrical protective measures for power supply systems, and using measuring devices for testing purposes. In the end, it explains the fundamentals of intelligent solutions and building automation.
 
The Basic Electrics & Electronics module consists of the following courses:
TP1011- Fundamentals of DC Technology
Prerequisites: Technical Understanding
Contents:
Voltage & Current
Resistance & Conductance
Ohm’s Law
Energy & Capacity
Series & Parallel Connections
Voltage Dividers
Non-linear Resistors
Bridge Circuits
Voltage sources
Using Measuring Devices
 
 
TP1011- Fundamentals of AC Technology
Prerequisites: Technical Understanding
Contents:
Electric Field
Induction
Capacitor & Coil in DC and AC circuits
Active Resistance
Reactance and Impedance
Phase Shift of Current & Voltage
 
 
TP1011- Basic Electronics Circuits
Prerequisites: Technical Understanding
Contents:
Power Supply Unit Circuits
Amplifier Circuits
Flip-Flops
Power Electronics
 
 
TP1211- Fundamentals of Circuits with Contacts
Prerequisites: TP1011
Contents:
Buttons & Switches
NO & NC Contacts
Jog Mode
Self-Latching Circuit
Pushbutton Lock
Multiple Control Points
Design & Function of a Contactor
Electronic Time Relays
Overcurrent Release and Motor Protection Switch
Connection & Testing of three-phase Socket
Main & Control Circuit
Protective Interlocking
Reversing Contactor Circuit
Star-Delta Starting
Reversing contactor Circuit with Star-Delta Starting
 
 
TP1111- Power Supply systems & Protective Measures
Prerequisites: TP1011
Contents:
Power Supply Systems (TN, TT, IT System)
Protective Measures in the different Networks
Components of a service Connection System
Selection of the Protective Measure & Protective Devices
Protective Measure Measuring Devices
Planning & Execution of Initial & Repeat Tests
Creating Tests Reports, Safety & Availability Advice
Identifying, Describing & Measuring Risks due to Errors
Systematic Troubleshooting
 
 
TP1021- Easy Kit Microcontroller
Prerequisites: TP1011
Contents:
EasyKit Concept: Standardized  Electronic Modules & a Graphically Oriented Programming Interface
EasyLab Programming Interface
Sequencer & Data Flow are used in EasyLab: the main program is a sequencer, while each step is assigned a data flow program as a subroutine
Simulation mode used to test programs without any hardware connections
Automatic Code Generation via EasyLab which generates C-code then machine code from the user program
Live Debugging: a monitor program is installed on the microcontroller to monitor the program as it’s running.
 
 
TP1131- KNX/ETB Compact Board
Prerequisites: TP1011 , TP1211 & TP1111
Contents:
KNX/EIB System Fundamentals
Using the System Software ETS3
Two-way Circuits
Interval Timers
Light Switching & Dimming
Staircase Lighting Timers
Light Scene Control Systems
Heating & Climate Control
Louvre & Blind Control Systems
Logic Operations of Signals
 
 
PCheckpoint – Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this training, the participant will be able to:
îexplain the working principle of an electrical circuit and all the basic physical phenomena
îeffectively measure an electrical circuit
îname the key electrical components used in industry
îbuild and commission basic electrical circuits
îread basic electrical circuit diagrams
îexplain and apply the safety procedures for working in electrical circuits
îname the electrical sensors and actuators, and relate them to real-life applications
îbuild and commission circuits with sensors and common electrical actuators (valves, motors, safety circuits)
îdiagnose the most common faults in electrical circuits
îcalculate the cost of using electricity