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Physical and Technical Foundations

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Physical and Technical Foundations
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-PTG
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.
3V+1S (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: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

KIB-PTG (P222-0023) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, 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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KIB-NRTG Introduction to Communications Engineering

[updated 18.02.2019]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Dipl.-Ing. Harald Krauss

[updated 28.11.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the physical and technical foundations of the electrical engineering processes adapted to information technology.
Students will be familiar with the basic concepts of electrical circuits (Kirchhoff´s circuit laws) and will be able to calculate voltages, currents and resistances in simple circuits. They will be able to use electrical symbols to solve tasks related to the static behavior and switch-on behavior of circuits with resistors, capacitors and inductors.
In addition, they will also be familiar with the basics of semiconductor electronics. They will be able to calculate basic circuits with diode and transistor.
In this module students will also acquire basic skills in the field of scientific work and self-organized learning.

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Module content:
Basic terms and concepts (matter, charge, current, electric field strength, magnetic field strength, forces in the electrostatic and magnetic field, voltage, power)
Passive dipoles (resistors, capacitors, inductors),
Active dipoles (ideal voltage and power sources),
Arrow systems, nodal and mesh rules
Law of induction, magnetic resistance
P-n junction
Diode, transistor, basic circuits switch and amplifier

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Recommended or required reading:
PAUL, Elektrotechnik für Informatiker, Teubner Verlag
OSE, Elektrotechnik für Ingenieure, Hanser Verlag
HAGMANN, Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, AULA-Verlag
ALTMANN/SCHLAYER, Lehr- und Übungsbuch Elektrotechnik, Hanser-Verlag

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20, WS 2018/19, ...
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