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MA2009 Introduction to Electrical Circuits & Electronic Devices
This course is designed to introduce Mechanical Engineers with a basic knowledge of electrical networks, filter design and application of electronic components.
This course introduces the basic theory of electrical linear networks as well as the application of basic electronic devices. Students are first provided with the analytical tools to solve linear resistive networks and to derive linear equivalent networks. These formal methods are then generalized to include reactive components, such as capacitors and inductors, analyzing the network behaviors both in frequency (AC steady state analysis) and in time (transient analysis).
The second part of the course will introduce the basic electronics components such as operational amplifiers, diodes and transistors, with special emphasis on the practical use and applications. Students will use operational amplifiers to design simple linear filters. Diodes and transistors will be used in nonlinear applications such as rectifiers and digital logic.
Who Should Attend
Working Professionals

This module is part of 4 courses leading to the "Specialist Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Essentials for Aerospace Engineers".

This Specialist Certificate will enable NTU’s Aerospace Engineering graduates to apply for registration as Professional Engineers, if other requirements (4 years of relevant practical experience in engineering, FEE & PPEE examinations, interview) are also fulfilled. Further details on Professional Engineer registration from PEB can be found at
Eligibility Criteria
Working Professionals who wish to switch career to Mechanical Engineering and register with PEB.
Date(s): 09 Aug 2021 to 03 Dec 2021
Time: Refer to Class and Exam Schedules
Venue: LT12
Closing Date of Registration: 30 Nov 2020
Course Fee Payable:(Inclusive of GST) Refer to the course fee table

E2I No
Academic Units (AU)
Number of AU: 3
Online Registration
Method of Payment
  1. Online Credit/Debit Card Payment (VISA and Mastercard only)
  2. Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
Withdrawal & Refund Policy

Once payment is made, applicant is committed to the completion of course. Course fee refunds will not be considered.

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  1. Course is subject to a minimum participation number before commencement.
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  3. Registration is non-transferable.
  4. Student must meet all eligibility criteria for admission.
  5. Student is required to complete all assessments for each course.
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