Department of Engineering

Electronics and Computer Engineering

My Studies

 

Curriculum

1. Semester

Electronic Circuit Design | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_05 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_06 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_03 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 | Laboratory (LB) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_04 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_07 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: K_AEE_090421_S1_02 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: K_AEE_090421_S1_01 Presentations & Meetings 1 SWS 1.5 ECTS
- Presentation techniques
- Presentation training
- Communication and moderation techniques
Scientific & Technological Foundations | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S1_08 Mathematical Methods in Electronics 4 SWS 6 ECTS
- Z-transform
- Multivariate analysis
- Vector analysis
- Partial differential equations

2. Semester

Embedded Systems Programming | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_04 Data Structures & Algorithms 2 SWS 4 ECTS
- Integer arithmetics
- Sorting and selection
- Hash tables
- Graph representation
- Shortest paths
- Practical examples
Embedded Systems Programming | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_05 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_06 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: K_AEE_090421_S2_07 Scientific Working 1 SWS 2 ECTS
- Scientific methods
- Literature searches
- Technical scientific descriptions
- Scientific publishing
Signal Processing, Modelling and Control | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_02 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_01 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S2_03 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_01 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: K_AEE_090421_S3_03 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: K_AEE_090421_S3_02 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_09 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_07 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_08 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_04 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_05 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S3_06 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: K_AEE_090421_S4_01 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 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S4_02 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 Thesis (MA) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S4_04 Thesis 0 SWS 21 ECTS
Independent solution of an engineering problem adequate to the level of training.
Thesis | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: K_AEE_090421_S4_03 Thesis Seminar 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Methodological and thematic support for the Master’s thesis.