# Category: Circuit Fundamentals

### Circuit Fundamentals: Preface

Aim of the study element

To explain basic concepts of circuit theory, and explain techniques needed to analyse simple linear and non-linear circuits.

Learning outcome

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

• Understand the building blocks of circuit theory.
• Understand the key concepts in circuits, such as impedance, current, power, voltage.
• Analyse ideal simple analogue circuits.
• Analyse circuits using complex numbers.
• Build and undertake measurements for simple analogue circuits.
• Select and use propper mathematical tools for the solution of problems in circuits.

## Circuit Fundamentals: The concept of electric circuits

Electric circuits and electromagnetic field theory are essential for any electrical engineering field. Many branches such as power machines, electronics, communications and all modern…

## Circuit fundamentals: Voltage / power

To move an electrical charge in a specific direction you need to apply some force. This force is called by an external electromotive force…

## Circuit fundamentals: Linear electric circuits

Linear electric circuits and linear circuit elements are those where resistance, capacitance and inductance are not dependent on the current or voltage magnitude and…