Department of Engineering

Electronics and Computer Engineering

My Studies

 

1. Semester

Applied Computer Science 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420104 Computer Networks 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
  • ISO/OSI 7 layer model
  • Transmission media, cable technologies
  • Communication protocols 
  • Interfaces
  • Access methods
  • LAN technologies
  • Internetworking
  • Transport protocols

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Applied Computer Science 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420103 Computer Science and Programming 1 5 SWS 7.5 ECTS

Introduction

  • computer architecture
  • data representation (coding) and interpretation
  • compiler, interpreter
  • software build process
  • memory management: stack, heap

Programming language C

  • variables and standard data types
  • operators - control structures, distinction of cases, loops 
  • functions, prototypes, memory classes of variables, memory organisation on runtime
  • pointers
  • arrays, strings and pointer arithmetic

Students have to solve programming problems in exercises.

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering | Laboratory (LB) | Coursecode: 190420102 Basic Electronics Lab 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Assembling and commissioning a modular prefabricated electronic circuit
  • Carrying out simple electrical measurements
  • Programming embedded systems using prefabricated modules
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 5 SWS 6 ECTS
  • Electrical units
  • Electrical resistance
  • Ideal and real sources
  • Power and energy in electrical networks
  • Ohm’s law
  • Kirchhoff’s laws
  • Direct current networks: network conversion, superposition, Thévenin and Norton equivalents, node and mesh analysis, node-voltage method, mesh-current method

Students have to solve examples in exercises, partly with computer support.

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Fundamentals of Science 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420105 Mathematical Methods of Electrical Engineering 1 6 SWS 7 ECTS

Linear algebra:

  • vectors
  • matrices
  • determinants
  • linear systems of equations
  • eigenvalues and eigenvectors

Complex analysis

  • complex numbers
  • complex analytic functions

Calculus

  • Derivatives
  • Taylor series

Students have to solve examples in exercises.

Fundamentals of Science 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 190420106 Physics 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • International System of Units
  • Newton's axioms, forces, potential, equations of motion
  • Dynamics: energy momentum, angular momentum
Technology Management 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420107 Industrial Business Management 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Introduction to business management
  • Corporate forms (differences from a business management perspective)
  • Financing (excluding export)
  • External accounting and operative controlling
  • Balance sheet (content and understanding)
  • Ratio analysis
Technology Management 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420108 Study and Work Techniques 1 SWS 1 ECTS
  • Self-organisation
  • Learning and study techniques
  • Learning activities
  • Dealing with stress
  • Team work

2. Semester

Applied Computer Science 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420204 Computer Science and Programming 2 5 SWS 7 ECTS

Programming language C

  • structures
  • type definitions
  • file I/O
  • modular programming
  • dynamically allocated data structures

Algorithms and data structures:

  • resource usage (memory, runtime)
  • basic data structures
  • sorting algorithms
  • search algorithms
  • tree structures
  • programming methods

Students have to solve examples in exercises.

Applied Computer Science 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420205 Digital Systems 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Numeric systems and Boolean algebra and their mathematical laws
  • Basic combinatorial and sequential circuits at gate level
  • Introduction to a hardware description language
  • Simple application circuits
  • Finite state machines

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises

Applied Electrical Engineering 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420201 Electrical Engineering 1 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • stationary flow field
  • electrostatic field
  • magnetostatic field
  • law of induction
  • parameters for variable currents and voltages
  • sinusoidal currents and voltages
  • alternating current networks
  • three phase networks

Students have to solve examples in exercises, partly with computer support.

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Applied Electrical Engineering 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420203 Electronic Components 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Resistance
  • Capacitor
  • Coil
  • Semiconductor
  • pn junction
  • Semiconductor diode

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises

Applied Electrical Engineering 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420202 Measurement Engineering 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Statistics, calibration, error propagation, Gaussian and Student's distribution
  • Measurement of direct quantities, principles of moving-coil meters and moving-iron meter
  • Measurement circuits (bridge circuit)
  • Resistance measurement, principle of voltage correct vs. current correct measurements
  • Digital data acquisition (errors), differences between digital and analog measurement instruments
  • Temperature measurement

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Fundamentals of Science 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420206 Mathematical Methods of Electrical Engineering 2 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Integration
  • Ordinary first and second order differential equations
  • Probability and statistics

Students have to solve examples in exercises.

Technology Management 2 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 190420208 Business Law 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Principles of law / stages of the legal system
  • Fundamentals of European law
  • Fundamentals of commercial law
  • Fundamentals of partnership law
  • Fundamentals of captial company law
  • Fundamentals of competition law
  • Fundamentals of contract law
  • Fundamentals of intellectual property law
Technology Management 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420207 Industrial Business Management 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Cost effectiveness analysis
  • Production and cost theory
  • Cost accounting and costing: cost type, cost centre, cost object accounting
  • Absorption costing vs. direct costing
  • Break-even analysis
  • Standard costing and variance analysis

3. Semester

Applied Electrical Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420301 Electrical Engineering 2 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Resonance circuits
  • Locus diagrams
  • Bode diagrams
  • Fourier series and analysis of non-sinusoidal periodic signals
  • Fourier transform and signal analysis
  • Laplace transform and analysis of switching operations in electrical networks

Students have to solve examples in exercises, partly with computer support

Theoretical contexts are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Applied Electrical Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420302 Measurement Engineering 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Measurement of alternating quantities (rms value etc.)
  • Power measurement
  • Measurement circuits (measurement bridge)
  • Capacitance, inductance
  • Working principle of analog instruments
  • Oscilloscope, analog and digital, Shannon's sampling theorem
  • Basic types of analog-to-digital converters
  • Statistical noise, quantisation noise of ideal analog-to-digital converter

Theoretical contexts are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Control Engineering and Electric Drives | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420304 Control Engineering and Electric Drives 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • DC-DC and DC-AC converters
  • Operazion of DC, synchronous and asynchronous motors
  • Speed-controlled operation of electric motors
  • Fundamentals of control engineering
  • Modelling, simulation and control system analysis of an example drive
  • Computer-based simulation and controller design

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Embedded Systems | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420305 Embedded Systems 6 SWS 8 ECTS
  • Fundamentals of microprocessors and microcontrollers
  • 16-bit vs. 32-bit controller
  • Structure and functional principle of a microcontroller family (ALU, clock generation, debug interface)
  • Overview of an instruction set of a microcontroller family
  • Peripheral modules of microcontrollers (I/O ports, timer with capture/compare units, real time clock, serial interfaces, ADC12, DAC12, DMA, hardware multiplier, LCD etc.)
  • Memory busses and memory drivers (multiplexed, demultiplexed bus, bus timing, wait states)
  • Memory structure and functional principle (SRAM, SDRAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash)
  • Serial interfaces (UART, IrDa, SPI, Microwire, One Wire, I2C, SPORT, USB)

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Semiconductor Technology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420303 Semiconductor Technology 5 SWS 6 ECTS
  • Semiconductor diodes and circuit examples
  • Bipolar transistors and basic circuits
  • Field-effect transistors and basic circuits
  • HF behaviour of basic transistor circuits
  • Differential amplifiers
  • Push-pull amplifiers

Students have to solve examples in exercises, partly with computer support.

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Technology Management 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420306 Communication and Team Training 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Fundamentals of human communication
  • Communication in different situations
  • Gestalt theory, Gestalt therapy, systemic therapy, group dynamics and NLP
Technology Management 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420307 General English 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Enhancement of communication skills and oral expression through communication-oriented language training based on situations and texts from business and engineering
  • Extension of vocabulary (based on general and technical texts), repetition and consolidation of selected grammar content
  • Training of reading comprehension using authentic materials (technical texts/manuals/memos/reports)
  • Introduction to communication strategies in the workplace: phone conversations, correspondence (e-mails, business letters, fax), mini-meetings, mastering everyday situations at work in a foreign language (answering questions, giving explanations/instructions/descriptions)

4. Semester

Analog Signal Processing | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420401 Analog Signal Processing 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Structure and characteristics of operational amplifiers
  • Basic operational amplifier circuits and applications
  • Active filters
  • Linear voltage regulators
  • Analog-digital and digital-analog converters

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Communication Technology | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420403 Communication Technology 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Information theory
  • Signals and spectra, characteristics and measurement of signals with information content
  • Electronic components
  • Characteristics of transmission channels
  • Transmission media (cable, radio, near-field communication, infrared and optical communication)
  • Modulation techniques (analog, digital)
  • Error detection and error correction (ARQ, FEC)
  • Transmission techniques (narrow band, multicarrier OFDM, spread spectrum methods)
  • Architectures for transmitters and receivers
  • Examples of technical systems

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Design and Test of Electronic Devices | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420402 Design and Test of Electronic Devices 6 SWS 7 ECTS
  • Schematic diagram entry
  • Geometry definition
  • Component library
  • Parts list
  • Layout, design rules
  • Creation of Gerber files
  • Practical introduction to a CAD system through input and layout of a simple circuit
  • placement and operation of PCBs - Computer-based data acquisition and processing
  • Development of measurement applications

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Embedded Computing 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420404 Embedded Computing 1 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Fundamentals of operating systems
  • Memory, process and device management
  • Real time operating systems
  • Software development processes
  • Source code and configuration management
  • Quality assurance
  • Fundamentals of object-oriented programming
  • Data encapsulation through classes and inheritance
  • Objects with their characteristics and methods

Students have to solve programming problems in exercises.

Technology Management 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420406 Professional English 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Programme and career-specific topics
  • Extension of technical vocabulary; training of reading comprehension using authentic materials (technical texts/manuals/memos/reports)
  • Extension of communication strategies in the workplace: correspondence (letter of application, curriculum vitae), structure and process descriptions, mini-presentations and mini-meetings
Technology Management 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420405 Project Management 1 SWS 1 ECTS
  • Project definition, project types, project orientation, project management approach
  • Project scoping and project context analysis
  • Roles within a project, demands on project manager and team members
  • Performance planning using a work breakdown structure
  • Time scheduling
  • Resource and cost planning
  • Project manual

Exercises give students the opportunity to prepare the planning documents for the project.

Elective Subjects:
Energy and Mobility 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420408 Energy and Mobility 1 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Acquisition of measurement data such as acceleration, inclination, angular velocity, distance
  • Wireless transmission of measurement data from a mobile application and visualisation on a PC
  • Integration of sensor data in an existing algorithm
  • Simulation of algorithms
  • Testing of source code
Industrial Automation 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420407 Industrial Automation 1 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Sensor technology (with a focus on the measurement of non-electrical physical quantities)
  • Process control (fundamental methods and standards, examples of industrial systems)

5. Semester

Applied Signal Processing | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420502 Applied Signal Processing 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Sampling and reconstruction of continuous-time signals
  • Characteristics of discrete-time systems
  • Impulse response, difference equation and transfer function
  • Discrete-time filter design
  • Analysis of discrete-time signals in the time and the frequency domain
  • Discrete-time stochastic processes

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Electronics and Computer Engineering Project | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 190420504 Electronics and Computer Engineering Project 2 SWS 7 ECTS
  • Students have to solve a technical problem relevant to their level of study in a team under supervision
Embedded Computing 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420503 Embedded Computing 2 3 SWS 4 ECTS
  • Object-oriented software design
  • Polymorphism and class design
  • Exception handling
  • Concurrency
  • Use of class libraries
  • Templates and template classes

The teaching content will be practically implemented in a comprehensive group project.

Model-Based Design | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420501 Model-Based Design 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Introduction to model-based software development
  • Numerical simulation
  • Modelling
  • Development of discrete-time functions
  • Test (verification, validation)
  • Finite-state machines
  • Automatic code generation
  • Graphical user interfaces
  • Data management in software applications
  • Communication between processes
  • Distributed applications

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Technology Management 5 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 190420505 Quality Management 2 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Definition of quality
  • Total Quality Management
  • Quality management systems
  • Statistical methods in quality management
  • Ensuring product quality
  • Models of development processes
  • Quality management in electronics
Technology Management 5 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420506 Technical Writing 1 SWS 2 ECTS
  • Engineering and IT terminology (semantic, orthographic and grammar phenomena in documentation)
  • Target group oriented writing (comprehensibility, style, vocabulary)
  • Readability and comprehensibility (readability formulas, Hamburg comprehensibility model)
  • Standardising format and language using templates
  • Design, typography, layout
  • Information graphics, technical illustration
Elective Subjects:
Energy and Mobility 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420508 Energy and Mobility 2 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • Commissioning of sensors
  • Transmission of sensor data via radio, radio remote control
  • Localisation in a static environment
  • Vehicle modelling
  • Programming of selected functions in a vehicle
  • Setting up a test environment
Industrial Automation 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190420507 Industrial Automation 2 4 SWS 5 ECTS
  • System analysis and design of automation systems
  • Process monitoring
  • Control engineering in industrial facilities

6. Semester

Bachelor Thesis | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 190420602 Bachelor Thesis 1 SWS 13 ECTS
  • Students have to solve a technical problem relevant to their level of study under supervision.
Bachelor Thesis | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 190420603 Bachelor Thesis Seminar 1 SWS 1 ECTS
  • Planning of the necessary work steps, time and resources - Scientific analysis of a subject-specific problem
Bachelor Thesis | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 190420604 Bachelor’s examination 0 SWS 2 ECTS
The board examination is carried out in accordance with the requirements for final examinations at FH Bachelor's degree programmes pursuant to FHStG as amended.
Internship | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: 190420601 Internship 1 SWS 14 ECTS
  • Students have to solve technical tasks in an industrial environment