Engineering Principles - 1 - EENG0025

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Autumn Term 3 15 (7.5) Robert Oven checkmark-circle


Electrical Circuits, Electrical quantities, circuit concepts, circuit calculations, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical quantities, static and dynamic laws and examples of their application in electronic and mechanical engineering, Practical work and examples classes are included to assist the student learning.


Contact hours

39 contact hours .
111 hours of private study
Total hours for the module will be 150

Method of assessment

Examination - 70%, Coursework - 30%

Indicative reading

Bolton, W. Engineering Science (sixth edition) Routledge, 2015
Robertson, C R..Fundamental electrical and electronic principles. (Third edition) Elsevier (Newnes.) Amsterdam: 2008.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
1 understand and apply the laws of mechanics to basic engineering systems;
2 understand and apply electrical circuit principles to basic engineering systems;
3 demonstrate an ability to use measurement equipment to obtain results from engineering experiments and to analyse and interpret the results.

The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 generate, analyse, present and interpret data.
2 communicate more effectively including using a variety of methods


  1. Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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