Course: Electrotechnics and electronics

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Course title Electrotechnics and electronics
Course code ITE/ELE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Plíva Zdeněk, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Novák Miroslav, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the electrical engineering. Definition of electric current, voltage, power, energy. Fundamentals of their measurement and technical arrangements. Electricity system of the Czech Republic, electricity price setting, liberalization of the energy market. 2. Linear electrical circuits in steady state and their elements ? types of circuits, ideal circuit elements, simplification of electrical circuits. Basic characteristics of harmonic current and voltage, composing simple harmonic functions, decomposition of non-harmonic periodic functions. 3. Analysis of circuits powered by alternating harmonic voltage or current - complex impedance method, drawing of phasor diagrams. Power of harmonic current and its measurement. Three-phase system, power utilization, power factor compensation. 4. Magnetic circuits - basic laws of magnetism, magnetic circuit calculations, losses, design, application, magnetic bearing. Transformers - principle, design, spare circuit. 5. Electrical machines - definitions, distribution, energy balance, torque and load characteristics. DC machines - principle, design, induced rotor voltage, armature reaction, types, torque characteristics, properties, useage, acceleration and braking. DC drive as a dynamo. 6. AC electric machines - types. Synchronous machines, asynchronous motors, universal commutator motor, stepper motor, EC motors, voice coil actuators. 7. Basic components for analog signal processing, semiconductors, P-N transition, diode, thyristor, triac, AC/DC convertors, stabilizers, analog signal modification 8. Power electronics elements. Electric power converters - AC / DC (controlled by thyristors), DC / AC (inverters), DC / DC converters, AC / AC (frequency converters), triac power regulator. 9. Operational amplifier OPAMP, characteristics, basic circuits with OZ, sensor connection. 10. Introduction to digital electronics, characteristics of digital signals, basic logic operators, logic functions, numerical systems, codes; basic logic circuits. 11. Combinational logic circuits, truth table, decoder, multiplexer, circuits with logical components. Sequential logic circuits, design principle, R-S circuit, D-flip-flop, Master / Slave circuits. 12. ADC / DAC converters, control systems with digital signal processing, programmable circuits. 13. Sensors, measurement and control systems, measuring chains. 14. Buses, computer interfaces and peripheral connections.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Home preparation for classes - 44 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes of the course unit The course deals with the basics of analog and digital electronics, the description of functions, features and applications of basic elements, ADC / DAC converters and simple circuits for processing and editing analog and digital signals.

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Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination

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