Electrical and Electronics Principles notes

Introduction:
Most machines in mechanical engineering use electricity as source of power and use electrical/electronic controls. The understanding of electrical and electronics principles on which they operate is necessary.
The assessment mode shall be mainly practical. Some reference materials for this module unit are listed by the end of the module and it should be noted that this list is not exhaustive.

Direct Current Circuits

• State the basic electrical quantities and their units.
• draw electric circuits
• apply electric circuits laws and theorems to solve problems on electrics circuits
• Determine resistance of conductor of a Wheatstone bridge.
• Explain the principle of operation of a potentiometer

Magnetism and Electromagnetism

• Terminologies
• Types of magnets
• Magnetic fields
• Magnetic circuits
• Electromagnetic induction
• Classification of magnetic and non-magnetic materials
• Verification of the existence of magnetic field

Introduction to Direct (D.C.) Generators and Motors

• DC machines
• Separately excited generators
• Shunt wound generators
• Series wound
• Compound wound
• Starting methods
• Voltage regulation
• Speed control
• Maintenance of DC machines

Alternating Current Circuits

• AC circuits
• Wave forms
• Amplitude
• Phase angle
• Period
• Root mean square value
• Average value
• Frequency
• Identification of components of an ac generator
• Sine wave generation
• Experiment of power factor

Battery (chemical cells )

• Types of batteries
• Construction
• Principles of operation

Electron Theory

• Atomic and molecular structure
• Semiconductor materials
• Intrinsic and extrinsic conduction
• Crystal structure of semiconductor
• Crystal structure of semiconductor
• Formation of P- and N-type semiconductor

Semiconductor Devices

• Construction and symbol of semiconductor devices
• Operation of semi conductor devices
• Characteristics of semi-conductor devices
• Applications of semiconductor devices
• Identification of semi conductor devices
• Connection of semiconductor devices
• Tests on semiconductor components

Electronic Components

• Electronics Components

Power Rectification

• Methods of power rectification
• Smoothing
• Regulation
• Voltage multipliers
• Methods of power Supply protection
• Voltage division and multiplication
• Construction of power supply regulators
• Tests and measurements
(Visited 24,618 times, 3 visits today)

44 thoughts on “Electrical and Electronics Principles notes”

1. Kindly include Artisan courses notes, and certificate notes too. In electrical engineering

1. Wesley Cheruiyot says:

Thanks ,,, I need pdf for artisan

1. Kiplang'at Joshua says:

I need pdf for craft certificate

1. Plz help for me?certificate one notes in eletrical principle s,electronis,solar and installations

1. Ezra Kiplangat says:

I need craft certificate pdf notes

1. John says:

Yes

2. Isaac yegon says:

I need notes for certificate

2. Derick Munene says:

I need pdf notes for craft certificate

1. Timothy says:

for diploma

3. Dalmas Wilson says:

I would like to learn with you

1. Kirui Kipronoh says:

I need notes on eletrical and electronics principles on pdf

1. Foday Francis Mansaray says:

I need note for diploma on Electrical and Electronics Principle in pdf

2. i need pdf for diploma automotive engineering midule 1

3. Kiprono Geoffrey says:

I need note on electrical principle in craft in electrical engineering

4. Emmanuel Kenyatta Machoka says:

Compined notes of electrical engineering telecommunication module 1 please

1. Edwin Mayaka Nyagaka says:

How can i get the notes

5. Kennedy says:

I need the notes on automotive module 1

6. Nicholas says:

I need a PDF note on electrical principal and past knec papers

7. Elsie says:

Please send me notes on the topics highlighted above

8. Kibira patrick ovita says:

Hello electrical principles 1 notes

9. how can someone access the notes

1. coloo says:

notes module 1 diploma electrical engineering

1. Austine Omondi Onyango says:

Notes on module 1 diploma electrical engineering

10. Enock langat says:

I need notes concerning topics mentioned above

11. it good and neat can i get a pdf of automotive engineering plzz..

12. Godfrey khaemba nyongesa says:

I need electrical engineering notes in certificate

13. Joe says:

I need knec past papers for diploma in automotive engineering module 1.

14. Davice sifunji says:

Note electrical principle

15. Hellow I request question on electron theory and transitors pdf

1. Robin says:

How can I get mechanical science and electrical principles notes and past papers this week

16. Denis says:

Hey I need dip notes in apply electrical principle

17. i need notes on electric and electronic principles mechanical engineering module one and two,