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Radio Engineering III (Theory) - RAE3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601 & ECMPRA2 Co-requisite: RAEPRA3
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
Purpose: Electrical breakdown of solids, liquids and gases, high voltage and current generation, measurements and testing.
Digital Systems I (Theory) - DIG1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: DIGPRA1
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 & ECT2601 & ECTPRA2
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
Purpose: D.C. machines; transformers; induction machines.
Radio Engineering III (Practical) - RAEPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECM2601 & ECMPRA2 Co-requisite: RAE3601
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 (Practical) - HVEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HVE4701
Purpose: Electrical breakdown of solids, liquids and gases, high voltage and current generation, measurements and testing.
Digital Systems I (Practical) - DIGPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: DIG1501
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 & ECT2601 & ECTPRA2
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.
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
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.
Electronics I (Theory) - ECT1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECTPRA1
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 & ECTPRA1 Co-requisite: ECTPRA2
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
Purpose: D.C. machines; transformers; induction machines.
Circuit Analysis IV (Practical) - CANPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: CAN4701
Purpose: Laplace transforms, analysis in complex plane, networks and systems in state space, state equations of electrical networks, differential equations, computer solutions.
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
Purpose: Electromagnetic wave theory, systems, measurements.
Electronics I (Practical) - ECTPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECT1501
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 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: ECTPRA3
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 & ELEPRA2 & EMM2602 & EMMPRA2 Co-requisite: EMM3601
Purpose: Insulators; Three-phase transformers; temperature-rise; Threephase induction motors; faults & failures.
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 (Practical) - MWEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MWE4701
Purpose: Electromagnetic wave theory, systems, measurements.
Electrical Engineering I (Theory) - ELE1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ELEPRA1
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 & ECTPRA1 Co-requisite: ECT2601
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.
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
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
Purpose: Optical fibre waveguides, optical sources, optical detectors, optical fibre systems.
Electrical Engineering I (Practical) - ELEPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ELE1501
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: ECT2601 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: ECT3601
Purpose: BJT as a switch, power supplies, three terminal regulators, negative feedback, passive filters, active filters, dc analysis; ac analysis, transducers.
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.
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.
PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION III (PRACTICAL) - PRIPRA3
Diploma NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PRI2601 & PRIPRA2 Co-requisite: PRI3601
Purpose: Distillation columns; boilers; heat exchangers; refrigeration plants; control systems; control methods; hazardous environments; control instrumentation; compressors.
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
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
Purpose: Review of semiconductor devices, converters, applications; DC motors; AC motor control.
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 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: MTR3601 & MTRPRA3 & EKMPRA3
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 & ECTPRA1 Co-requisite: INE2601
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.
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
Purpose: Review of semiconductor devices, converters, applications; DC motors; AC motor control.
Process Instrumentation I (Theory) - PRI1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: 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 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: MTR3601 & MTRPRA3 & EKM3601
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 & ECMPRA2 Co-requisite: MCEPRA3
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 Signal Processing IV - DSP4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: DSPPRA4
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
Purpose: Measurement and control of chemical composition; pollution control; control room engineering and economics; automatic process control systems and applications.
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: ECM2601 & ECMPRA2 Co-requisite: MCE3601
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 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
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
Purpose: Measurement and control of chemical composition; pollution control; control room engineering and economics; automatic process control systems and applications.
Control Systems III (Theory) - CSY3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 & ECTPRA2 & ELE2601 & ELEPRA2 & MAT3700 Co-requisite: CSYPRA3
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 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: MTRPRA3 & EKM3601 & EKMPRA3
Purpose: Metrological methods; fundamentals of instruments and measurements; characteristics' static, dynamic and general; measurement evaluation.
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
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
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.
Control Systems III (Practical) - CSYPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 & ECTPRA2 & ELE2601 & ELEPRA2 & MAT3700 Co-requisite: CSY3601
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 & ELEPRA1 Co-requisite: ELEPRA2
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: INE2601 & INEPRA2 or (ECT2601 & ECTPRA2 ) Co-requisite: PCEPRA3
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 (Practical) - ECMPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: ECM4701
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
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 (Theory) - DIG2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG1501 & DIGPRA1 Co-requisite: DIGPRA2
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 & ELE2PRA Co-requisite: ELEPRA3
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 & INEPRA2) or (ECT2601 & ECTPRA2) Co-requisite: PCE3601
Purpose: AC-drives; rectifying circuits and converter operation; problems related to rectifiers, converters, inverters, and ac motor drives; direct current drives: UPS, harmonics.
Electronics IV (Theory) - ECT4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: ECTPRA4
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
Purpose: Spectral analysis; phase locked loops; noise; antennae; cellular radio; meteor burst communications; spread spectrum techniques.
Digital Systems III (Theory) - DIG3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG2601 & DIGPRA2 Co-requisite: DIGPRA3
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 & ELEPRA1 Co-requisite: ELE2601
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 & PRIPRA1 Co-requisite: PRIPRA2
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
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
Purpose: Spectral analysis; phase locked loops; noise; antennae; cellular radio; meteor burst communications; spread spectrum techniques.
Digital Systems II (Practical) - DIGPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG1501 & DIGPRA1 Co-requisite: DIG2601
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 & PRIPRA2 Co-requisite: PRIPRA3
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
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 III (Practical) - DIGPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: DIG2601& DIGPRA2 Co-requisite: DIG3601
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 & PRIPRA1 Co-requisite: PRI2601
Purpose: Flow measurement; valves and actuators; pumps; transmission signals; basics of process control; linear variable differential transformer; documentation.
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
Purpose: Synchronous machines, power; synchronous motors; salient-pole synchronous alternator; design; induction motors, faults and failures.