Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for
participation in the module
Knowledge of electronics corresponding to analog instrumentation
(2nd semester)
Content, progress and pedagogy of the
module
Purpose
To teach students with fundamental knowledge of AC circuits and
electro physics. To enable them to do analysis about static,
quasistatic and dynamic electrical circuits connecting with
combined electrical and magnetic fields.
Learning objectives
Knowledge
- Have knowledge of static and quasistatic electrical and
magnetic fields, capacity and inductance
- Must be able to understand and analyse circuits containing
resistive, capacitive and inductive elements
- Must be able to understand and analyse stationary AC-circuits
using complex symbolic methodology
- Must be able to understand and use Laplace transformation to
analyse of dynamic electrical circuits
Skills
- Must be able to analyse static and quasistatic electrical and
magnetic fields and their usage
- Must be able to apply electro physics to determine electrical
resistance, capacitance and inductance
- Must be able to apply electro physics to calculation of
mechanical forces produced by electrical and magnetic fields
- Must be able to analyse stationary conditions in circuits
containing resistive, capacitive and inductive elements
- Must be able to analyse electrical circuits dynamic
conditions
- Must be able to apply methods for analyse of frequency
conditions (amplitude and phase characteristic)
- Must be able to apply complex symbolic methodology for
calculating stationary AC-circuits
- Must be able to analyse current, voltage, energy and power
conditions in AC-circuits
- Must have skills within Electro physics including
- Electrical fields, Displacement, electrical field strength,
permittivity, Coulombs law, dielectric polarisation, Electrical
potential.
- Energy in electrical fields, Gauss’ law, capacitance for simple
geometries, electric flux, capacitors and capacitance
- Magnetic fields, flux intensity and magnetic field strength,
permeability, Biot-Savarts magnetic polarisation, Ampère’s law and
magnetic flux
- Inductance, magnetic forces on conducting conductors, torque on
current loops in homogeny magnetic fields and magnetic forces
between two parallel conductors, and coils
- The generalized form of Ampére’s law
- Faraday’s law, induced electromotive force, the electric
generator
- Lenz’ law
- Maxwell’s equations
- Ferromagnetic materials, hysteresis, B-H curves, energy in
magnetic fields, vortex losses
- Must have skills in elementary circuit theory including
- Energy storing components (L and C), initial values (L(0) and
C(0))
- First order systems, solving circuit equations of first order,
Universal method
- Second order systems, damping and natural frequency (θ and ω),
solving circuit equations of second order (over damped, under
damped and critically damped)
- Transfer functions and usage of Laplace transformation on
electrical circuits
- Frequency analysis and Bodepots (amplitude and phase
characteristics)
- Resonance circuits
- Poles and zeroes analysis
- Frequency analysis
- Filter networks
- Fourier analysis
- Must have skills in elementary AC-circuits theory including
- The complex symbolic methodology for calculating AC-circuits
(single phased)
- Impedance and admittance principle for stationary circuits
- Power in AC-circuits, immediate power, average power, RMS,
active and reactive power, power factor
- Phasordiagrams for calculating stationary AC-circuits
- Mutual inductance, coupling factor, single phase
transformer
Competences
- Shall be able to handle simple development oriented situations
regarding electro physics and circuit technical problems in study-
or work situations
- Shall independently be able to engage in disciplinary and
interdisciplinary corporations with a professional approach within
elementary electrical and physics theory and methods.
- Must be able to identify own learning needs and structure own
learning within electro physics and dynamical electrical
circuits
Type of instruction
The programme is based on a combination of academic,
problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approaches and organised
based on the following work and evaluation methods that combine
skills and reflection:
- Lectures
- Classroom instruction
- Project work
- Workshops
- Exercises (individually and in groups)
- Teacher feedback
- Reflection
- Portfolio work
Extent and expected workload
Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to
be 150 hours for the student
Exam
Exams