Electronics fundamentals (ELEFU)


This tutorial will cover electronics fundamentals and is used as course in the training to the Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) Internet of Things (IoT) in the Lycée des Arts et Métiers in Luxembourg.
The course is mainly suited to study on your own, the focus lying on learning by doing and on a most practical approach (70%).

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1. The Rover

2. Hey Mr Ohm

3. Kirchhoff's circuit laws

4. Power and Energy

5. Alternating Current

6. Capacitor and Inductor

7. Diode and Transistor

Learning outcomes

After having successfully passed this module, a student will have acquired the following competences:

  1. Measure different physical variables in a circuit.
  2. Apply Kirchhoff’s Laws to calculate currents, voltages and powers in typical DC electric circuits.
  3. Describe the operation and characteristics of standard passive and active electronic components.
  4. Wire up and debug circuits involving standard passive and active components on a breadboard according to a circuit diagram.
  5. Demonstrate a capacity to use electronic components, circuits and tools with due regard to the health and safety of themselves and others.

Objectives of the module

The main objective of this module is help the student to develop knowledge and skills relating to electricity and electronics through a fun, hands-on, discovery-learning experience, supplemented by lecture-based input where appropriate.