t.BA.EU.ELHL1.12HS (Electrical Engineering and Semiconductors 1) 
Module: Electrical Engineering and Semiconductors 1
This information was generated on: 27 October 2021
No.
t.BA.EU.ELHL1.12HS
Title
Electrical Engineering and Semiconductors 1
Organised by
T IEFE
Credits
4

Description

Version: 6.0 start 01 February 2019
 

Short description

This course teaches students the basics of electricity and semiconductor physics. They also learn the practical handling of electrical devices and measurement equipment.

Module coordinator

Nussbaumer, Hartmut (nusu)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students know the basic technical concepts of electricity and the elementary static and dynamic laws of electricity.

They are able to describe and calculate the behaviour of certain linear electrical components.
F



F, M
K1



K2
They are able to calculate the behaviour of electrical DC circuits.

They are able to calculate and draw electrical fields
F, M K3
They are able to calculate magnetic fields from conductors with currents and simple geometries

They can make use of the inductive law
F, M K3
They are able to characterize the behaviour of single components such as capacitors and inductors in an AC network

They know the basics of semiconductor physics, p/n junction and about the I/V curve of a solar cell

They get first practical experience with measurement equipment and electrical componentes
F, M



F, M



M
K3



K3



K3

Module contents

Lecture:
- Basic electric concepts (charge, current, potential, voltage, energy, power)
- Balance laws: Kirchhhoff’s laws, charge and energy conservation
- Constitutive laws: resistance, temperature dependence
- Active one-port electrical components (ideal and linear sources, maximum power point etc.)
- Calculation of linear electrical circuits (Matlab)
- Linearity:
  equivalent circuits, superposition principle, application to bridge circuits
- Electrostatic fields (force on charge carriers, field and equipotential lines)
- Stationary electromagnetic field (flux, field pattern)
- Capacitors:
  capacity and energy content, dielectric, interconnection of capacitors
- Electric current as the cause of the magnetic field
- Magnetic flow and electrical induction
- Coils:  induction, self-induction, mutual-induction and magnetic energy
- Basics of AC current, single devices in AC networks
- Basics of semiconductor physics, p/n junction and solar cells (I/V curve)
- Dynamic behaviour of capacitors and inductors (transients)


Labs:
- Measurement of voltage and current
- Characterization of passive linear and non-linear one-port components
- Characterization of active one-port components
- Measurement of stationary electromagnetic field
- Electromagnetic induction (Faraday’s law)
- Measurement and simulation of transients on capacitors and inductors

Teaching materials

Book: Nerreter, Grundlagen der
Elektrotechnik

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Typ 3a
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester   written/
oral
    20% + 20%
End-of-semester exam   written     60%

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: Elektrotechnik und Halbleiter 1 - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.EU.ELHL1.12HS.P
Title
Elektrotechnik und Halbleiter 1 - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Elektrotechnik und Halbleiter 1 - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.EU.ELHL1.12HS.V
Title
Elektrotechnik und Halbleiter 1 - Vorlesung

Note

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