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# 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.

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