Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Use common electrical measuring instruments (e.g. digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, ...) correctly and safely.
• Understand electrical or electronic circuit diagrams.
• Measure and evaluate current, voltage and resistance in electrical circuits.
• Identify basic laws of electrical engineering.
• Construct and analyze electrical and electronic circuits according to circuit diagrams.
• Demonstrate the behavior of capacitor and coil in the AC circuit.
• Distinguish and select electronic components.
• Identify and select circuits for electrical machines (e.g. three-phase asynchronous motors).

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Measurement of current, voltage and resistance
• Interpretation of the fundamental electrotechnical laws
• Series and parallel connection
• Capacitor and coil in AC circuit
• Use and switching of electrical equipment and electrical machines
• Structure of basic logic functions with integrated circuits (IC)
• Electronic components

recommended or required reading

• Hagmann (2006): Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, 12. Aufl., AULA-Verlag Graz
• Bieneck (2005): Elektro T, Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik, Lehrbuch: Informations- und Arbeitsbuch für Schüler und Studenten der elektrotechnischen Berufe, Holland & Josenhans Stuttgart
• Orlowski (2008): Praktische Regeltechnik: Anwendungsorientierte Einführung für Maschinenbauer und Elektrotechniker, 7. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin
• Stiller (2006): Grundlagen der Mess- und Regelungstechnik, Shaker Verlag München

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Ing. Ehrlenbach Markus , B.Sc.

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable