SENG 106 Applied Electricity


Electricity supply types: definition and characteristics of AC and DC voltages and currents,
instantaneous, average and RMS values, energy and power, and simple billing calculations of
household appliances. AC power: active, reactive, and apparent power, power factor and
correction methods. Introduction to electricity generation and sources. AC transmission and
distribution for 1-phase, 2-phase, and 3-phase. Introduction to transformers and operations.
Introduction to motors. Electrical safety.