Full Title:Engineering Principles
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:ENGR E7001
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2015/16 ( February 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:The purpose of this module will provide a basic introduction into sound ,light, heat and temperature and linear motion and work and energy.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. State and discuss the fundamental principles of sound .
  2. State and discuss the fundamental principles of light.
  3. State and discuss the fundamental principles of heat and temperature.
  4. State and discuss the fundamental principles of linear motion ,force work and energy.
  5. Develop solutions to analytic problems in sound light ,heat ,linear motion force work and energy
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
SI units, Measurement and Uncertainty and Significant numbers
n/a
Introduction to Sound
Nature and propagation of sound amplitude, wavelength and frequency of sound, velocity of sound in different media, Sound intensity , Sound pressure and dB .Combination of sound levels, Inverse square law
Introduction to Light
Measurement of Light, Inverse Square Law, Cosine law of illumination, Speed of light, refraction and reflection, Index of refraction, Snell's law, critical angle, Total internal reflection and application.
Heat and Temperature
Temperature Scales, Thermometric properties, Heat transfer, Heat capacity and specific heat capacity, Latent heat and specific latent heat, Heat pumps, Solar heating and house insulation and U values.
Linear Motion
Speed and velocity acceleration. derivation of the equations of motion, distance-time graph, velocity-time graph, relative velocity and free falling bodies.
Newton's Laws, force , work and energy
Newton's laws of motion, Work, Power ,kinetic and potential energy and conservation of energy.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Class Test Midterm 1,2,5 20.00 0 0 Week 6 0
Continuous Assessment Six homework spaced evenly through out the term 1,2,3,4,5 20.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.
Reassessment Description
Repeat CA will be capped at 40% of the maximum grade for CA

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Dan O'Regan, Real World Physics, Longman science and Technology
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_EELES_7 Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Systems 2 Mandatory