On completion of this unit, and as a result of instruction and practical activities, the candidate should be able to:
 Describe the basic concept of a flow of electric current.
 Define the coulomb
 Describe the process of conduction (electron and hole) in metallic conductors and in intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors
 Name practical examples of conductors, insulators and semiconductors
 Describe the heating, magnetic and chemical effects of electric current
 Define current, voltage, resistance, energy and power, and state the units used
 State Ohm's law and use the law to solve simple series and parallel circuits including voltage and current division
 Calculate resistance when dimensions and resistivity are given
 Distinguish between materials with positive and negative temperature coefficients of resistance
 State Kirchhoff’s laws and use them to solve problems for circuits of up to three branches
