Department of Engineering

Electronics and Computer Engineering

My Studies

 

Current Curriculum

1. Semester

Electronic Circuit Design | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421105 Analog Circuit Design 2 SWS 3 ECTS
- Operational amplifier and analog filters - Stochastic signal theory - Noise - Circuit analysis - Noise estimation - A/D and D/A converter - SNR, ENOB, SFDR
Electronic Circuit Design | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421106 Digital Circuit Design 4 SWS 6 ECTS
- Workflow in FPGA and ASIC Design - Introduction to hardware description languages - implementation of Basic digital circuits in FPGA - Test bench Design - Design for Test
Electronic Circuit Design | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421103 Electronic Packaging 2 SWS 4 ECTS
- Levels of electronic packaging (chip, board, device) - Chip-level packaging - Board-level packaging - PCB design with Altium - Model design of a small power supply circuit including commissioning and test - Aspects of manufacturability, EMI, cooling - Compact enclosures for electronic equipment
Electronic Circuit Design | Lab practical (LU) | Coursecode: 170421104 Power Electronics Laboratory 1 SWS 2 ECTS
- DC-DC conversion (buck, boost) - MOSFet half bridge (switching analysis, gate drivers) - Input/output filtering - Inductors and transformers - Design project (linked with lecture Electronic Packaging)
Microcontroller Architectures and Programming | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421107 Microcontroller Architecture & Programming 4 SWS 6 ECTS
- hardware structure of microcontroller systems - direct memory access - memory interfaces - Bus systems - embedded networked devices - software development for embedded systems
Presentations and Communication | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421102 Intercultural Communication 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
- fundamentals of communication - Cultural diversity - Problems of and solutions for intercultural communication
Presentations and Communication | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421101 Presentations & Meetings 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
- Presentation techniques - Presentation training - communication and moderation techniques
Scientific & Technological Foundations | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421108 Mathematical Methods in Electronics 4 SWS 6 ECTS
- Z-transform - Multivariate analysis - Vector analysis - Partial differential equations

2. Semester

Embedded Systems Programming | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421204 Data Structures & Algorithms 2 SWS 4 ECTS
- Integer Arithmetics - Sorting and Selection - Hash tables - Graph Representation - Shortest paths - practical examples
Embedded Systems Programming | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421205 Realtime Computing 3 SWS 5 ECTS
- structure of operating systems - process Management - process synchronisation - Deadlocks - memory Management - Device Management - Secondary storage Management - File systems - Security Management - Networking
Scientific & Technological Foundations | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421206 Electromagnetic Systems 3 SWS 4 ECTS
- Maxwell’s equations - Electrostatics - Electrodynamics - Eddy current effects (skin, proximity) - Transmission line theory - Propagation equation - Characteristic impedance, reflection coefficient - Wave propagation - Dipoles
Scientific & Technological Foundations | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421207 Scientific Working 1 SWS 2 ECTS
- Scientific methods - Literature searches - technical Scientific descriptions - Scientific publishing
Signal Processing, Modelling and Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421202 Digital Control Systems 3 SWS 5 ECTS
- Review of control systems - Implementation of digital controllers - Laplace transform (z-transform) - Stability - Practical implementations in embedded systems
Signal Processing, Modelling and Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421201 Digital Signal Processing 3 SWS 5 ECTS
- AD/DA conversion - Sampling theory - Z-transform - Convolution - FIR filters - IIR filters - DFT, FFT, windowing, spectrum analysis - Multirate processing
Signal Processing, Modelling and Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421203 Model-Based Software Development 3 SWS 5 ECTS
- Introduction to model based software development (toolchains) - Preparation of MatLab/Simulink models for automatic code generation - Generation of C code - Generation of VHDL code - Practical example: Field-oriented motor control

3. Semester

Communication Systems and Protocols | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421301 Communication Systems & Protocols 3 SWS 5 ECTS
- engineering of communication channels - simulation and analysis of communication channels - transmitter and receiver implementation - architecture and protocols of communication systems - wired communication systems - wireless shortrange systems - cellular communication systems - performance analysis
Project | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421303 Project 1 3 SWS 13 ECTS
Students solve an engineering problem adequate to their level of training with the guidance of a supervisor. Well structured documentation of the results in English.
Project | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421302 Project Management 1 SWS 2 ECTS
The course provides methodological support in the project: - Planning of R&D projects - Project controlling (in terms of content, deadlines and costs)
Field Automotive Control:
Automotive Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421309 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems 2 SWS 3 ECTS
- Advanced sensors (LIDAR, GPS, RGB-D cameras, gestures) - Image processing - Signal reliability and safety aspects - Sensor fusion - Advanced control algorithms (adaptive cruise control, emergency stop, lane detection and lane keeping) - Integration concepts and case studies
Automotive Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421307 Automotive Control Units 2 SWS 4 ECTS
- Overview of electronic vehicle components - Electronic control units (ECUs), typical processor systems - Communication networks in vehicles - Software development for ECUs (AutoSAR, fail-safe features,... ) - Examples: motor drive control smart glasses control
Automotive Control | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421308 Instrumentation and Test Systems 2 SWS 3 ECTS
- types of Test beds - Fast actuators and measurements - software architecture and interfaces - Emulation of E-powertrain components - High dynamic control (SoC Realtime platforms and related software Design) - Test automation
Field Power Electronics:
Power Electronics | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421304 Power Electronic Circuits 2 SWS 4 ECTS
- Basic power electronic circuits (power pole + gate driver) - DC-DC converter (non-isolated and isolated) - Resonance converter - Design and simulation of power electronic circuits - Structure and operation of DC and AC drives
Power Electronics | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421305 Power Electronic Components 2 SWS 3 ECTS
- Passive power electronic components (capacitors, inductors, transformers) - Power semiconductors (diodes, Si-MOSFETs, SiC-MOSFETs, IGBTs, GaN-HEMTs) - Sensors in power electronic circuits - Cooling of power electronic circuits - 3D modelling of power electronic components
Power Electronics | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421306 Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility 2 SWS 3 ECTS
- Power generation from renewable sources with a focus on the associated power electronic devices (photovoltaics, wind energy, hydropower) - Electric mobility (electric drives, battery, fuel cell, charging systems) - Power grids of the future (smart grids)

4. Semester

Technology and Innovation Management | Lecture (VO) | Coursecode: 170421401 Innovation Management 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
- Evolution economics - theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ) - Systematic implementation of innovations - Intellectual property Management
Technology and Innovation Management | Lecture/Practical (IL) | Coursecode: 170421402 International Technology Management 2 SWS 3.5 ECTS
- Global technology companies (structures, legal basis) - Examples of globally active technology companies (Intel, Infineon, AT&S, AVL) - Financing of international projects, financing of the internationalisation process - Corporate management, corporate culture in international technology companies
Thesis | Master's Thesis (MA) | Coursecode: 170421404 Thesis 0 SWS 21 ECTS
Independent solution of an engineering problem adequate to the level of training.
Thesis | Seminar (SE) | Coursecode: 170421403 Thesis Seminar 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Methodological and thematic support for the Master’s thesis.