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Bio-Systems I - BSY1015
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Engineering approach to the human body with reference to the medical terminology: the health environment. Medical base terminology. Organ systems: cell structures, movement systems, digestive system, ventilation, control and regulation, Special organs: (endocrine system) thyroid gland.
Design Project III - DPJ391U
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: 10 study units on level 1 or level 2 and 2 study units on level 3.
Purpose: The design, construction, testing and documentation of a complete project compatible with the level in the particular discipline.
Electrical Protection III (Practical) - ELMPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601or ELE281X & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELM3601 or ELM381Z
Purpose: Basic principles: fault calculations; fuses; circuit breakers; current and voltage transformers; time-grade over-current protection.
Process Instrumentation III (Practical) - PRIPRA3
Diploma NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PRI2601 or PRS241S & PRIPRA2 or PRS2PRA Co-requisite: PRI3601 or PRS341Z
Purpose: Distillation columns; boilers; heat exchangers; refrigeration plants; control systems; control methods; hazardous environments; control instrumentation; compressors.
Electrical Machines IV (Theory) - EMM4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: EMMPRA4 or EMM4PRA
Purpose: Synchronous machines, power; synchronous motors; salient-pole synchronous alternator; design; induction motors, faults and failures.
Satellite Communications IV (Theory) - SCM4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: SCMPRA4 or SCM4PRA
Purpose: History of satellite communications, orbital aspects of satellite communications, spacecraft, satellite link design, modulation and multiplexing techniques for satellite links, multiple access; propagation of satellite-earth links, earth station technology; space environment; space law.
Digital Systems I (Theory) - DIG1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: DIGPRA1 or DIG1PRA
Purpose: The decimal number systems; binary number systems; representation of signed numbers; binary arithmetic using complements; octal number systems; hexadecimal number system; digital codes.
Electronic Communication II (Theory) - ECM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECMPRA2 or ECM2PRA & ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA
Purpose: Passive circuits; transmission lines; noise; receivers; amplitude modulation; single side-band modulation; pulse modulation; digital communications; transmission lines and cables; radio-wave propagation; antennas.
Electrical Machines II (Theory) - EMM2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: EMMPRA2 or EMM2PRA
Purpose: D.C. machines; transformers; induction machines.
Radio Engineering III (Theory) - RAE3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601 or ECM391Z & ECMPRA2 or ECM2PRA Co-requisite: RAEPRA3 or RAE3PRA
Purpose: Tuned small-signal amplifiers, mixers and active filters, oscillators; receivers; amplitude modulation; single side-band modulation; angle modulation; digital communications; transmission lines and cables; radio wave propagation; antennae.
Electrical Machines IV (Practical) - EMMPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: EMM4701 or EMM401E
Purpose: Synchronous machines, power; synchronous motors; salient-pole synchronous alternator; design; induction motors, faults and failures.
Digital Systems I (Practical) - DIGPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: DIG1501 or DIG111Z
Purpose: The decimal number systems; binary number systems; representation of signed numbers; binary arithmetic using complements; octal number systems; hexadecimal number system; digital codes.
Electronic Communication II (Practical) - ECMPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECM2601 or ECM391Z & ECT2601or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA
Purpose: Passive circuits; transmission lines; noise; receivers; amplitude modulation; single side-band modulation; pulse modulation; digital communications; transmission lines and cables; radio-wave propagation; antennas.
Electrical Machines III (Theory) - EMM3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Purpose: Insulators; Three-phase transformers; temperature-rise; Threephase induction motors; faults & failures.
Radio Engineering III (Practical) - RAEPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601 or ECM921Z & ECMPRA2 or ECM2PRA Co-requisite: RAE3601 or RAE341X
Purpose: Tuned small-signal amplifiers, mixers and active filters, oscillators; receivers; amplitude modulation; single side-band modulation; angle modulation; digital communications; transmission lines and cables; radio wave propagation; antennae.
High Voltage Engineering IV (Theory) - HVE4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: HVEPRA4 or HVE4PRA
Purpose: Electrical breakdown of solids, liquids and gases, high voltage and current generation, measurements and testing.
Electronics I (Theory) - ECT1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECTPRA1 or ECT1PRA
Purpose: SI units; Ohm's law; resistors, network Theorems, capacitors, inductors and transformers; alternating current; atom theory; PN semiconductors; semi-conductor theory; Rectifier theory; Power supplies; PN junction transistor; transistor circuits; Power amplification; operational amplifiers; electric measurements.
Electronics II (Theory) - ECT2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT1501 or ECT151R & ECTPRA1 or ECT1PRA Co-requisite: ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA
Purpose: Semi-conductor theory: rectification; semi-conductor theory; diode rectifier, power supplies, theory, and calculations; power supply filters, theory and derivation of formulae, rectifier and power supply calculations, load-line, theory and calculations; diodes.
Electrical Machines II (Practical) - EMMPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: EMM2602 or EMM261R
Purpose: D.C. machines; transformers; induction machines.
Circuit Analysis IV (Theory) - CAN4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: CANPRA4 or CAN4PRA
Purpose: Laplace transforms, analysis in complex plane, networks and systems in state space, state equations of electrical networks, differential equations, computer solutions.
High Voltage Engineering IV (Practical) - HVEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HVE4701 or HVE401E
Purpose: Electrical breakdown of solids, liquids and gases, high voltage and current generation, measurements and testing.
Electronics I (Practical) - ECTPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECT1501 or ECT151R
Purpose: SI units; Ohm's law; resistors, network Theorems, capacitors, inductors and transformers; alternating current; atom theory; PN semiconductors; semi-conductor theory; Rectifier theory; Power supplies; PN junction transistor; transistor circuits; Power amplification; operational amplifiers; electric measurements.
Electronics III (Theory) - ECT3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA Co-requisite: ECTPRA3 or ECT3PRA
Purpose: BJT as a switch, power supplies, three terminal regulators, negative feedback, passive filters, active filters, dc analysis; ac analysis, transducers.
Electrical Machines III (Practical) - EMMPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601 or ELE281X & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA & EMM2602 or EMM261R & EMMPRA2 or EMM2PRA Co-requisite: EMM3601or EMM371R
Purpose: Insulators; Three-phase transformers; temperature-rise; Threephase induction motors; faults & failures.
Circuit Analysis IV (Practical) - CANPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: CAN4701 or CAN401E
Purpose: Laplace transforms, analysis in complex plane, networks and systems in state space, state equations of electrical networks, differential equations, computer solutions.
Industrial Project IV - IPR4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: An integrated project with an industry-oriented approach which will promote an entrepreneurial attitude in respect of technological innovation and analysis. The project may incorporate teamwork. It need not be original nor unique.
Electrical Engineering I (Theory) - ELE1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ELEPRA1 or ECT1PRA
Purpose: International system of measurement, Introduction to electric systems; simple dc circuits; capacitance and capasitors; electromagnetism; simple magnetic circuits; inductance in a direct current circuit; alternating voltage and current; single phase series circuits; batteries.
Electronics II (Practical) - ECTPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT1501 or ECT151R & ECTPRA1 or ECT1PRA Co-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z
Purpose: Semi-conductor theory: rectification; semi-conductor theory; diode rectifier, power supplies, theory, and calculations; power supply filters, theory and derivation of formulae, rectifier and power supply calculations, load-line, theory and calculations; diodes.
Electrical Engineering Practice II - EPR201E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: 24 weeks experiential learning under supervision of a qualified supervisor in the following fields: At least five of the following: Cables and overhead lines; power transformers; AC and DC machines; rectification and conversion; protection systems; switches and circuit breakers; installation and commissioning of equipment; testing and fault finding; drawing and design; any other task in agreement with the Institution. Students currently unemployed should contact the department.
Clinical Engineering Technology Management IV - CET401J
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Technology Management; Medical Technology Life Cycle; Operational Management; Risk Management and Quality Assurance; Technology Acquisition, Medical Devise Development; Health Facility Development; Clinical Engineering Ethics.
Microwave Engineering IV (Theory) - MWE4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MWEPRA4 or MWE4PRA
Purpose: Electromagnetic wave theory, systems, measurements.
Electrical Engineering I (Practical) - ELEPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ELE1501or ELE171U
Purpose: International system of measurement, Introduction to electric systems; simple dc circuits; capacitance and capasitors; electromagnetism; simple magnetic circuits; inductance in a direct current circuit; alternating voltage and current; single phase series circuits; batteries.
Electronics III (Practical) - ECTPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA Co-requisite: ECT3601 or ECT381A
Purpose: BJT as a switch, power supplies, three terminal regulators, negative feedback, passive filters, active filters, dc analysis; ac analysis, transducers.
Industrial Electronics II (Theory) - INE2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT1501 or ECT151R & ECTPRA1 or ECT1PRA Co-requisite: INEPRA2 or INE2PRA
Purpose: Semi-conductor principles: multiple connection of diodes, principles of rectification; thyristor devices; triggering and commuting of thyristors; power transistors; power dissipation and cooling; protection.
Computer Networks IV - CMN401E
Honours Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Apart from the technical aspects such as topologies, network switching, etc. that will be covered, network management and recent network environment developments will also be addressed. Once registered for this subject, you can access the relevant material at http://www.unisa.ac.za. You will receive no hard copies of the material and you must submit your assignments via the Internet. Access to a Personal Computer with a CD-ROM, Windows 2000/XP operating system minimum, Internet and e-mail facilities are compulsory.
Microwave Engineering IV (Practical) - MWEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MWE4701 or MWE401E
Purpose: Electromagnetic wave theory, systems, measurements.
Electrical Engineering Practice I - EPR101E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: 24 weeks experiential learning under supervision of a qualified supervisor in industry in the following fields: Orientation; safety and first aid; basic hand skills; measuring instruments; electrical and electronic components; circuit diagrams; power sources; programmable devices; general administration; report writing. Students currently unemployed should contact the department.
Electronic Measurements III (Theory) - EKM3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA Co-requisite: MTR3601 or MTR341X & MTRPRA3 or MTR3PRA & EKMPRA3 or EKM3PRA
Purpose: Oscilliscopes; signal resources; measuring devices; general measuring techniques and faultfinding.
Industrial Electronics II (Practical) - INEPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT1501 or ECT151R & ECTPRA1 or ECT1PRA Co-requisite: INE2601 or INE211E
Purpose: Semi-conductor principles: multiple connection of diodes, principles of rectification; thyristor devices; triggering and commuting of thyristors; power transistors; power dissipation and cooling; protection.
Control Systems IV (Theory) - CSY4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: CSYPRA4 or CSY4PRA
Purpose: State space analysis; PID controller design; compensators; root locus design of compensators; frequency response design of compensators; state space design of control systems.
Opto-Electronics IV (Theory) - OPE4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: OPEPRA4 or OPE4PRA
Purpose: Optical fibre waveguides, optical sources, optical detectors, optical fibre systems.
Process Instrumentation I (Theory) - PRI1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: PRIPRA1 or PRIPRA1
Purpose: Instrumentation fundamentals; radiation detectors; pressure and pressure measurement; level and level measurement; temperature and temperature measurement; strain gauges.
Electronic Measurements III (Practical) - EKMPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA Co-requisite: MTR3601or MTR341X & MTRPRA3 or MTR3PRA & EKM3601 or EKM341X
Purpose: Oscilliscopes; signal resources; measuring devices; general measuring techniques and faultfinding.
Microwave Communication III (Theory) - MCE3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601 or ECM291Z & ECMPRA2 or ECM2PRA Co-requisite: MCEPRA3 or MCE3PRA
Purpose: Electromagnetic fundamentals; transmission line fundamentals; Smith chart analysis; microwave transmission lines; passive microwave components; active microwave devices solid state; microwave antennas; microwave measurements; microwave communications applications.
Control Systems IV (Practical) - CSYPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: CSY4701 or CSY401E
Purpose: State space analysis; PID controller design; compensators; root locus design of compensators; frequency response design of compensators; state space design of control systems
Power Electronics IV (Theory) - PCE4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PCEPRA4 or PCE4PRA
Purpose: Review of semiconductor devices, converters, applications; DC motors; AC motor control.
Process Instrumentation I (Practical) - PRIPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Purpose: Instrumentation fundamentals; radiation detectors; pressure and pressure measurement; level and level measurement; temperature and temperature measurement; strain gauges.
Electrical Distribution III (Theory) - ELD3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601 or ELE261Z & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELDPRA3 or ELD3PRA
Purpose: Power generation; power transmission; power distribution.
Microwave Communication III (Practical) - MCEPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601or ECM291Z & ECMPRA2 or ECM2PRA Co-requisite: MCE3601 or MCE341Z
Purpose: Electromagnetic fundamentals; transmission line fundamentals; Smith chart analysis; microwave transmission lines; passive microwave components; active microwave devices solid state; microwave antennas; microwave measurements; microwave communications applications.
Digital Control Systems IV - DCS401E
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Discrete-time systems and the z-transform, sampling and reconstruction, open-loop discrete-time-system; system time-response characteristics; stability analysis techniques; digital controller design.
Power Electronics IV (Practical) - PCEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PCE4701 or PCE401E
Purpose: Review of semiconductor devices, converters, applications; DC motors; AC motor control.
Control Systems III (Theory) - CSY3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA & ELE2601 or ELE281X & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA & MAT3700 Co-requisite: CSYPRA3 or CSY3PRA
Purpose: Mathematical modelling of physical systems, stability of linear feedback systems, time domain analysis of control systems, root locus method, frequency domain analysis, design of control systems.
Electrical Distribution III (Practical) - ELDPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601or ELE261Z & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELD3601or ELD371R
Purpose: Power generation; power transmission; power distribution.
Metrology III (Theory) - MTR3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA Co-requisite: MTRPRA3 or MTR3PRA & EKM3601 or EKM341X & EKMPRA3 or EKM3PRA
Purpose: Metrological methods; fundamentals of instruments and measurements; characteristics' static, dynamic and general; measurement evaluation.
Digital Signal Processing IV - DSP4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: DSPPRA4 or DSP4PRA
Purpose: Overview of signals and systems; transforms; discrete and continuous time signals; digital filter design; state variables.
Process Instrumentation IV (Theory) - PRI4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PRIPRA4 or PRS4PRA
Purpose: Measurement and control of chemical composition; pollution control; control room engineering and economics; automatic process control systems and applications.
Control Systems III (Practical) - CSYPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA & ELE2601 or ELE281X & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA & MAT3700 Co-requisite: CSY3601 or CSY391B
Purpose: Mathematical modelling of physical systems, stability of linear feedback systems, time domain analysis of control systems, root locus method, frequency domain analysis, design of control systems.
Electrical Engineering II (Theory) - ELE2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE1501 or ELE171U & ELEPRA1 or ELE1PRA Co-requisite: ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA
Purpose: SI units; derivations of proofs on circuit models; electric circuits solution by means of complex quantities; resonance in single phase alternating current series and parallel circuits; power and power factor in single-phase alternating current circuits; power and power factor in ac circuits; circuit theorems alternating and direct current theory; polyphase alternating current circuits; Delta, Star and associated power theory; measurement of power in polyphase systems; waveform synthesis harmonics Fourier's theorem; transformers; alternating current motors.
Power Electronics III (Theory) - PCE3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: INE2601or INE211E & INEPRA2 or INE2PRA) or (ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA); Co-requisite: PCEPRA3 or PCE3PRA
Purpose: AC-drives; rectifying circuits and converter operation; problems related to rectifiers, converters, inverters, and ac motor drives; direct current drives: UPS, harmonics.
Digital Signal Processing IV (Practical) - DSPPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: DSP4701 or DSP401E
Purpose: Overview of signals and systems; transforms; discrete and continuous time signals; digital filter design; state variables.
Process Instrumentation IV (Practical) - PRIPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PRI4701 or PRS401E
Purpose: Measurement and control of chemical composition; pollution control; control room engineering and economics; automatic process control systems and applications.
Digital Systems II (Theory) - DIG2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG1501 or DIG111Z &, DIGPRA1 or DIG1PRA Co-requisite: DIGPRA2 or DIG2PRA
Purpose: Integrated circuit technologies; Flip-flops and related devices; counters; shift registers; memories and programmable devices; system interfacing; the microchip PIC16C micro-controller.
Electrical Engineering III (Theory) - ELE3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601 & ELEPRA2 or ELE281X & ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELEPRA3 or ELE3PRA
Purpose: Polyphase circuits; three phase circuits; power measurement in three phase circuits; symmetrical components; interconnected systems; per unit systems; alternating and direct current distributors; illumination.
Power Electronics III (Practical) - PCEPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: (INE2601 or INE211E & INEPRA2 or INE2PRA) or (ECT2601 or ECT261Z & ECTPRA2 or ECT2PRA) Co-requisite: PCE3601 or PCE361U
Purpose: AC-drives; rectifying circuits and converter operation; problems related to rectifiers, converters, inverters, and ac motor drives; direct current drives: UPS, harmonics.
Electronic Communication IV (Theory) - ECM4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: ECMPRA4 or ECM4PRA
Purpose: Spectral analysis, random variables and process, digital modulation techniques, noise in communication systems, data transmission.
Power Systems IV (Theory) - PSY4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PSYPRA4 or PSY4PRA
Purpose: Basic principles in power systems; symmetrical components; power transformers; transmission line parameters; steady state operation of transmission lines, power flow; power system controls; transient stability.
Digital Systems III (Theory) - DIG3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG2601 or DIG221X & DIGPRA2 or DIG2PRA Co-requisite: DIGPRA3 or DIG3PRA
Purpose: Microcomputer systems; memory devices; memory design; MCS- 51 architecture; parallel ports; interrups; timer/counters; the serial port; Introduction to microcomputer programming; MCS-51 instruction set; data transfer instructions; arithmetic instructions; logic instructions; Boolean instructions; branching instructions, stack and subroutines.
Electrical Engineering II (Practical) - ELEPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE1501 or ELE171U & ELEPRA1 or ELE1PRA Co-requisite: ELE2601 or ELE281X
Purpose: SI units; derivations of proofs on circuit models; electric circuits solution by means of complex quantities; resonance in single phase alternating current series and parallel circuits; power and power factor in single-phase alternating current circuits; power and power factor in ac circuits; circuit theorems alternating and direct current theory; polyphase alternating current circuits; Delta, Star and associated power theory; measurement of power in polyphase systems; waveform synthesis harmonics Fourier's theorem; transformers; alternating current motors.
Process Instrumentation II (Theory) - PRI2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PRI1501 or PRS131P & PRIPRA1 or PRS1PRA Co-requisite: PRIPRA2 or PRS2PRA
Purpose: Flow measurement; valves and actuators; pumps; transmission signals; basics of process control; linear variable differential transformer; documentation.
Electronic Communication IV (Practical) - ECMPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECM4701 or ECM401E
Purpose: Spectral analysis, random variables and process, digital modulation techniques, noise in communication systems, data transmission.
Power Systems IV (Practical) - PSYPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PSY4701 or PSY401E
Purpose: Basic principles in power systems; symmetrical components; power transformers; transmission line parameters; steady state operation of transmission lines, power flow; power system controls; transient stability.
Digital Systems II (Practical) - DIGPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG1501 or DIG111Z & DIGPRA1 or DIG1PRA Co-requisite: DIG2601 or DIG221X
Purpose: Integrated circuit technologies; Flip-flops and related devices; counters; shift registers; memories and programmable devices; system interfacing; the microchip PIC16C micro-controller.
Electrical Engineering III (Practical) - ELEPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Purpose: Polyphase circuits; three phase circuits; power measurement in three phase circuits; symmetrical components; interconnected systems; per unit systems; alternating and direct current distributors; illumination.
Process Instrumentation III (Theory) - PRI3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PRI2601 or PRS241S & PRIPRA2 or PRS2PRA Co-requisite: PRIPRA3 or PRS3PRA
Purpose: Distillation columns; boilers; heat exchangers; refrigeration plants; control systems; control methods; hazardous environments; control instrumentation; compressors.
Electronics IV (Theory) - ECT4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: ECTPRA4 or ECT4PRA
Purpose: Theory, analysis, design, simulation, prototyping, testing.
Radio Engineering IV (Theory) - RAE4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: RAEPRA4 or RAE4PRA
Purpose: Spectral analysis; phase locked loops; noise; antennae; cellular radio; meteor burst communications; spread spectrum techniques.
Digital Systems III (Practical) - DIGPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG2601or DIG221X & DIGPRA2 or DIG2PRA Co-requisite: DIG3601or DIG331Q
Purpose: Microcomputer systems; memory devices; memory design; MCS- 51 architecture; parallel ports; interrups; timer/counters; the serial port; Introduction to microcomputer programming; MCS-51 instruction set; data transfer instructions; arithmetic instructions; logic instructions; Boolean instructions; branching instructions, stack and subroutines.
Electrical Protection III (Theory) - ELM3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ELE2601 or ELE281X & ELEPRA2 or ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELMPRA3 or ELM3PRA
Purpose: Basic principles: fault calculations; fuses; circuit breakers; current and voltage transformers; time-grade over-current protection.
Process Instrumentation II (Practical) - PRIPRA2
Diploma NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PRI1501 or PRS131P & PRIPRA1 or PRS1PRA Co-requisite: PRI2601 or PRS241S
Purpose: Flow measurement; valves and actuators; pumps; transmission signals; basics of process control; linear variable differential transformer; documentation.
Electronics IV (Practical) - ECTPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: ECT4701 or ECT401E
Purpose: Theory, analysis, design, simulation, prototyping, testing.
Radio Engineering IV (Practical) - RAEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: RAE4701 or RAE401E
Purpose: Spectral analysis; phase locked loops; noise; antennae; cellular radio; meteor burst communications; spread spectrum techniques.