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Physical and Technical Foundations of IT 2

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Physical and Technical Foundations of IT 2
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI220
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.
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 (4 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:
Ninety-minute written exam

[updated 20.03.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI220 (P222-0102) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 2, mandatory course
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).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
KI120 Physical and Technical Foundations of IT 1

[updated 01.04.2003]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KI590 Work Experience Phase
KI608 Semiconductor Technology and Production
KI667 Integration Compatible Circuitry

[updated 13.02.2017]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Dipl.-Ing. Harald Krauss

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
This module aims to broaden the knowledge acquired in the first part of the course (KI120) by teaching students about the physical and technical foundations of digital and analogue telecommunication and signal-transmission systems used in information technology.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. Introduction to information and communications technology
2. Signal levels and transmission media
3. Interference and distortion
4. Filters
5. Oscillators
6. Amplifiers
7. Electroacoustic transducers/memory
8. Modulation
9. Wave propagation and receiver systems
10. Data and networks

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
To be announced during the course.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module offered in:
SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, SS 2014, SS 2013, ...
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