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Electrical Engineering

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• explain electrical quantities and units.
• describe fundamental laws of electrical engineering.
• read electric and electronic circuit diagrams.
• calculate currents, voltages and resistances in electrical circuits.
• explain the difference between direct current, alternating current and three-phase current.
• describe the functioning of electrical plants and machines.
• differentiate between electrical protection measures.
• explain how electronic components work.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Introduction to basic concepts
• Fundamental laws of electrical engineering
• Voltage sources and current sources
• Basic circuits
• Electric field and capacitor
• Magnetic field and coil
• Circuit technology
• Technology of alternating current and of three-phase current
• Electrical plants and machines
• Protection measures
• Fundamentals of electronic components

recommended or required reading

• Hagmann (2006): Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, 12. Aufl., AULA-Verlag Graz
• Bieneck (2005): Elektro T, Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, Lehrbuch: Informations- und Arbeitsbuch für Schüler und Studenten der elektrotechnischen Berufe, Holland & Josenhans Stuttgart
• Orlowski (2008): Praktische Regeltechnik: Anwendungsorientierte Einführung für Maschinenbauer und Elektrotechniker, 7. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin
• Stiller (2006): Grundlagen der Mess- und Regelungstechnik, Shaker Verlag München

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam, presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable