ENME313-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Electro Technology for Mechanical Engineers

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


An introduction to the basic principles of circuit theories, RL and RC circuits, transduction principles, mechanical measurements, instrumentation techniques, operational amplifiers, data acquisition, Programmable Logic Control, power electronics and electric machines and control.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

-Explain the fundamental concepts of electrical circuits
-Design and analyse simple electronic circuits
-Describe the principles, performance characteristics and limitations of electric motors
-Apply basic instrumentation techniques, data acquisition, and signal processing to make a physical measurement
-Use an embedded system to control an actuator based on sensor measurements


60 points at 200-level in mechanical engineering



Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Chris Pretty


Andrew Lapthorn

Lab Coordinator

Zac James Perston


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Homework Sets 10% 5 x Homework Sets-1 Per Fornight
Test 1 OOH 14 Sep 2023 25%
Labs 15% Labs x 5- (1 per week during term 4)
Final Exam 50%


For detailed course, policy, regulatory and integrity information, please refer to the UC web site, or see relevant Course or Department LEARN pages, (which are available to enrolled students).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,030.00

International fee $5,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mechanical Engineering .

All ENME313 Occurrences

  • ENME313-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023