Content, progress and pedagogy of the
The module is based on knowledge achieved in the project module
Automation including power electronics or similar.
- Have knowledge about power electronics, electric drives and
controls for applications such as electrical machine, different AC
and DC drives and converter systems, etc.
- Have development-based knowledge and understanding within the
profession and the discipline’s practice and applied theories and
- Be able to understand scientific methods and theories compared
to the semester theme and be able to see the project in a larger
- Be able to apply knowledge about designing electronics and
control for applications such as electrical machine, drives and
converter systems, etc.
- Be able to apply the discipline’s methods and tools and master
the skills associated with employment in the profession
- Be able to assess practical and theoretical issues and the
reasons for and select the options
- Be able to present practical and professional issues and
solutions to partners and user
- Be able to analyse results from simulations and laboratory work
or by using real measured data series, and assemble them to give an
overall impression of the system's performance
- Have the ability to provide robust time and work plans for own
- Be able to handle complex and development-oriented situations
in study or work contexts within electrical machine and power
- Have the ability to enter into professional and
interdisciplinary collaboration with a professional approach in the
field as electrical machine and drives and power electronic
- Be able to identify own learning needs and structure learning
in different environments in industrial electronics and power
- Be able to translate academic knowledge and skills in the field
of industrial electronics and power electronic engineering to a
Type of instruction
Problem based and project organised work in project groups
focused on self-critical reflection and proactive participation.
The project may be discipline-oriented, interdisciplinary or part
of a multidisciplinary project depending on project choice.
Extent and expected workload
Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the work load is expected
to be 450 hours for the student.
|Name of exam||Power Electronics and Electrical Machines (elective)|
|Type of exam|
Master's thesis/final project
Oral examination with external examiner based on a presentation of
the project report.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination
Policies and Procedures|
The student can choose from two bachelor-projects:Power
Electronics and Electrical Machines or Modelling and
Control of Robotic Systems.