t.BA.AV.ACSYS-EE-EN.19HS (Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems) 
Module: Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems
This information was generated on: 30 July 2021
No.
t.BA.AV.ACSYS-EE-EN.19HS
Title
Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems
Organised by
T ISC
Credits
4

Description

Version: 3.0 start 01 August 2020
 

Short description

Aircraft systems - electrotechnics and electrical systems.

Module coordinator

Mathis Nussberger (nusm)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students know the basic technical terms of electricity and the elementary static and dynamic laws of electricity. F K1
The students know the technical applications of this knowledge in aviation practice, among other things in connection with energy management and distribution in aircraft. F K1, K2
The students know the elementary methods and procedures of electrical measurements. F K1
Students can measure electrical quantities such as voltage and current, and prepare and perform simple measurement tasks. M K3,K4
The students are able to question the trustworthiness of their recorded data, i.e. to assess them qualitatively and quantitatively. M K4
The students are able to understand and explain design principles, functions and interactions of aircraft electrical systems D, M K2
The students are able to understand aircraft technical literature (Aircraft Operating Manuals, System Manuals) D K2

Module contents

- Basic terms (charge, current, potential, voltage, energy, power)
- Resistance, V-A characteristics, conductivity, temperature dependence
- Basic laws (Kirchhoff's laws, conservation of charge and energy) and their application
- Active one-port parts (ideal and linear sources, operating point, power adjustment), resistor networks
- Linearity: Superposition principle and application for battery-buffered DC supply networks
- Capacitor: capacitance and energy content, connecting capacitors, electric field in the capacitor
- Magnetostatic field: current as cause, ferromagnetism, forces (electromagnet, relay)
- Magnetic flux and law of induction, inductance, rule of Lenz, AC generator
- Transformer, AC motor, three-phase current
- Semiconductor electronics: diodes, light emitting diodes, rectifier circuits, DC generator
- Digital signals (Boolean algebra, number representation, logical blocks and circuits)
- Functions, architecture, components and safety of classical electrical systems of general aviation and transport aircraft
- «More Electric Aircraft»: how electrical systems can replace hydraulics and pneumatics to achieve better energy efficiency

Teaching materials

Course outline and description, as well as documents on theory, exercises and practical training can be found on Moodle. Further course documents are not necessary.

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

( ) German (X) English

Part of International Profile

(X) Yes ( ) No

Module structure

Type 3c
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester exam written 45 min grading 20 %
End-of-semester exam exam written 90 min grading 80 %

Remarks

 

Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.

Note

Course: Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.AV.ACSYS-EE-EN.19HS.P
Title
Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.AV.ACSYS-EE-EN.19HS.V
Title
Aircraft Systems - Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems - Vorlesung

Note

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