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Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering 2

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering 2
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: EE1204
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P211-0059, P211-0060, P211-0061
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V+1U+1P (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam, tutorial (ungraded), practical exam with composition (3 lab experiments, ungraded)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

EE1204 (P211-0059, P211-0060, P211-0061) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 2, mandatory course
E2204 (P211-0059, P211-0060, P211-0061) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 2, mandatory course, technical
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 210 hours (equivalent to 7 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 142.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
EE1104 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering 1

[updated 15.11.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Marc Klemm
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Marc Klemm

[updated 16.09.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will have acquired the basic electrotechnical knowledge required for all areas of specialization in the study program and be familiar with analysis methods for magnetic fields, as well as the alternating current and three-phase current theory. I.e. they will be able to carry out calculations with the respective physical formulas and quantities and derive useful solutions, as well as make calculations for tasks given in this field based on common physical-mathematical laws, in particular with the help of complex numbers. They will be familiar with the analogies between flow, electric and magnetic fields, and thus, be capable of determining the field pattern and the way it is fundamentally influenced by shapes and materials for frequently occurring geometries. They will also be able to design magnetic circuits. Students will be able to carry out computational and metrological analyses on and make layouts of AC and three-wire circuits that are new to them, as well as dimension components. Thanks to the experiments carried out in the lab class, students will have experience in teamwork, time management and working independently. The experiments are designed as small projects and carried out in small groups.

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Module content:
1. Magnetic fields 1.1 Basic physical quantities and fundamental laws, 1.2 Field calculation; boundary layer behavior; 1.3 Properties of ferromagnetic and ferrimagnetic materials, permanent magnets; polarization processes in materials; descriptive terms and characteristics; 1.4 Magnetic circuit: equivalent circuit, shear; 1.5 Law of induction, applications; self-inductance, 1.6 Energy, forces on pole surfaces, interfaces and moving charges; 1.7 Coupled systems: transformer; RL circuit, switching operations 2. AC / three-phase AC theory 2.1 Periodic function, characteristics of a sinusoidal alternating variable, mathematical operations, 2.2 Basic two-terminal circuits R, L, C, power in time domain, 2.3 Phasor diagrams, complex number calculation, circuit calculation with transformed image function 2.4 Complex impedance, network calculation, complex impedance matching 2.5 Locus diagrams, low and high-pass filters 2.5 Balanced and unbalanced three-phase systems Lab: V4: Magnetic fields and magnetic systems; V5: Periodic quantities, FG and oscilloscope, frequency and phase response, RC circuits V6: AC and three-phase AC; measuring and calculating power, compensation

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Teaching methods/Media:
Blackboard, presentation, lecture notes, illustrative objects

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Recommended or required reading:
Ameling, Walter: Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik (Band 1 & 2), Vieweg, 1997 Bosse, Georg: Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik (Band 1-4), BI Clausert, Horst; Wiesemann, Gunther: Grundgebiete der Elektrotechnik (Band 1-2), Oldenbourg, (latest edition) Frohne, Heinrich: Moeller Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, Vieweg & Teubner, (latest edition) Lunze, Klaus; Wagner, Eberhard: Einführung in die Elektrotechnik, Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch, Verlag Technik, 1991, 13th edition von Weiss, Alexander: Allgemeine Elektrotechnik, Vieweg Weißgerber, Wilfried: Elektrotechnik für Ingenieure. Band 1-3, Springer Vieweg, (latest edition)

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