t.BA.XX.EL1.19HS (Electricity 1) 
Module: Electricity 1
This information was generated on: 27 September 2021
No.
t.BA.XX.EL1.19HS
Title
Electricity 1
Organised by
T ISC
Credits
4

Description

Version: 4.0 start 01 August 2021
 

Short description

This module covers the fundamental principles of electricity. It focuses on a sound understanding of electrostatics, basic circuit elements and different circuit analysis strategies.

Module coordinator

Martin Loeser (loma)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
The students know and understand the fundamental laws of electrostatics . F, M K1 - K2
They are able to efficiently analyze simple DC-circuits. F, M K1 - K2
Students understand the principle of superposition and are able to simplify complex circuits by introducing equivalent circuits. F, M K1 - K3
Students understand basic dynamic circuits such as RC-circuits. F, M K1 - K3

Module contents

  • Fundamental concepts of electricity - charge, current, voltage, electric potential and electric energy
  • Fundamentals of circuit analysis - Kirchhoff's equations
  • Simple two-terminal devices - linear and non-linear resistors, temperature dependence
  • Active two-terminal devices, ideal and linear sources, impedance matching
  • Characteristics of various non-linear active two-terminal devices such as batteries or solar cells
  • Lineearity, superposition and equivalent circuits
  • Formal methods for circuit analysis
  • Capacitors as circuit elements - capacitance, energy and relation between voltage and charge
  • Simple RC-circuits - description of behavior over time, analysis of most important phenomena
  • All theory is accompanied by practical lab work

Teaching materials

 

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 3a
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Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Executive Summary One lab report       20%
Intermediate Exam Written 45-minute exam during the semester       20%
End-of-semester exam Written 90-minute exam       60%

Remarks

 

Legal basis

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Note

Course: Elektrizitätslehre 1 - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.XX.EL1.19HS.P
Title
Elektrizitätslehre 1 - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Elektrizitätslehre 1 - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.XX.EL1.19HS.V
Title
Elektrizitätslehre 1 - Vorlesung

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.