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Applied Electronics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Applied Electronics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: MST.AEL
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.
P231-0020, P231-0021
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.
2V+3P (5 hours per week, accumulated)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Duration: 2 semester
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

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

MST.AEL (P231-0020, P231-0021) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 4, mandatory course
MST.AEL (P231-0020, P231-0021) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 4, 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).
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 123.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MST.ELE Electronics

[updated 01.10.2012]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Dieter Hornung
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Dieter Hornung

[updated 01.10.2012]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing thismodule, students will be able to develop sensor evaluation circuits, signal interfaces and actuator control circuits until they are ready for series production.
They will be familiar with the process steps from a circuit diagram to a printed circuit board and will be able to carry them out independently.
They will be able to simulate electronic and sensor functional assemblies and build them independently.

[updated 10.05.2021]
Module content:
The procedure for circuit design will be explained based on selected examples of sensor evaluation circuits etc. Required special components will be discussed if necessary. A special focus will be put on the guidelines for the awarding of the CE mark and its specific application to circuit design and product design.
The manufacturability and the related costs of possible solutions will be analyzed in the form of case studies.
PCB development with the help of and based on the EDA program ARIADNE
Circuit diagram module, database module, layout module, CAM module (GC-Prevue)
Circuit simulation with the help of and based on the program WinSpice
Introduction, program operation, circuit description (structure of a Spice file, components, model instructions, subcircuits), control instructions, types of analysis, types of output, simulating application circuits

[updated 10.05.2021]
Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes, application instructions from semiconductor manufacturers, data sheets
Ulrich Tietze / Christoph Schenk: Halbleiterschaltungstechnik, Berlin, Springer Verlag
Jacob Millman / Arvin Grabel: Microelectronics, New York, McGraw – Hill Book Company
Trainingshandbuch “ARIADNE” und Demosoftware “ARIADNE” Version 8.5, Ulm, Fa. CADUL
E.E.E. Hoefer / H. Nielinger: SPICE , Berlin, Springer – Verlag
Mike Smith: WinSpice3 User’s Manual

[updated 10.05.2021]
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