# Curriculum

## Modules

##### ECTS-credits/semester

### Basics of Engineering and Interdisciplinary Skills

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- 6

- Semester
- 1
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- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- 2
- -
- -

#### Module: Corrosion and Electrocorrosion

Understanding the essential effects of electro corrosion and corrosion with special respect to materials applied in electrical energy engineering Knowing proper measures against electro corrosion and corrosion

#### Corrosion and Electrocorrosion

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 1 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals of corrosion electro corrosion oxidation (surface oxidation) Influence of aggressive environment e.g. soil fluids atmospheres Fundamentals and proper measures for corrosion protection Typical damages and their assessment Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory |

#### Corrosion and Electrocorrosion

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 1 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of corrosion electro corrosion oxidation (surface oxidation) Influence of aggressive environment e.g. soil fluids atmospheres Fundamentals and proper measures for corrosion protection Typical damages and their assessment Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice. |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- 3
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Materials for Electrical Engineering

#### Materials for Electrical Engineering

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Materials and their properties with special respect to magnetism insulation conduction of electricity and heat electrical and thermal contacts frequency response applications for electrical apparatus Simple modeling of material properties Physics behind material properties |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- 7
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Mechanics

#### Mechanics

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | written examination |

Forces and torques, free body diagrams, equilibrium conditions for rigid bodies, gravity forces, friction, internal forces and torques in mechanical systems, basics of statics of flexible bodies and linear solid mechanics, concept of stress, strain and constitutive equations, catenary curves. Description of the motion for points and rigid bodies, kinetic principles for mass points on the basis of simple exercises, equations of planar motions for rigid bodies (linear and angular momentum law), energy and power in mechanics. Introduction into vibrations of mechanical systems Computational exercises involving practical examples. Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the skills practice |

#### Mechanics

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Forces and torques, free body diagrams, equilibrium conditions for rigid bodies, gravity forces, friction, internal forces and torques in mechanical systems, basics of statics of flexible bodies and linear solid mechanics, concept of stress, strain and constitutive equations, catenary curves. Description of the motion for points and rigid bodies, kinetic principles for mass points on the basis of simple exercises, equations of planar motions for rigid bodies (linear and angular momentum law), energy and power in mechanics. Introduction into vibrations of mechanical systems Computational exercises involving practical examples. Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- 4
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Production

The students know the essential manufacturing processes for electrical apparatus with special respect to the kind of materials. Graduates are able to communicate and discuss ideas with experts from production and suppliers of materials. As a form of graphical communication, technical drawing provides the student with the opportunity of visualising and comprehending information presented verbally or graphically. Theoretical knowledge and practical skills to make high quality engineering drawings according to industry standard, graphical tools and techniques to visualize in three dimensions, analytical and creative construction methodology to solve engineering problems.

#### Production Processes

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Seminar |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Forming, shaping and molding processes with special respect to metallic and non metallic materials and applications for electrical apparatus e.g.: casting bending punching machining (drilling, milling, turning,...)molding deep-drawing welding sintering soldering clueing riveting flanging folding Manufacturing of bimetals Surface treatment Metal surfaces on non metal materials and vice versa ... Painting with special respect to insulation properties |

#### Technical Drawings

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Integrated course |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Primary techniques in engineering drafting practices application, manual drafting, drawing of milled and shaped work pieces, castings and welded structures, basic standards, use pictorial drafting techniques as a tool for communication, visualisation, critical thinking and problem solving, basics of electrical wiring diagrams |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- 4
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Programming

The students understand the basic structures of procedural programming languages and are able to write small programme for data acquisition and data evaluation. They can communicate with skilled IT-personnel and understand the principles of program-development.

#### Programming

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Basic introduction into programming (preferably C#): data types, basic control structures (if, if-else, switch-case, loop-constructs) at the procedural level. Ready-made classes shall be used (DateTime, File-IO, …), but not be written. Introduction into programming techniques. Programming, testing and debugging of small projects. |

#### Programming

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Basic introduction into programming (preferably C#): data types, basic control structures (if, if-else, switch-case, loop-constructs) at the procedural level. Ready-made classes shall be used (DateTime, File-IO, …), but not be written. Introduction into programming techniques. Programming, testing and debugging of small projects. Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- 4
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

#### Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals principles of flows and mathematical modeling e.g. fundamental flow equations properties of fluids and mathematical modeling free and forced convection / flow flow resistance lift force ... Elements for energy conversion out of flows e.g. turbines wind plates Calculation of flows under simplified boundary conditions, with special re-spect to energy and power balances. Fundamentals principles of heat flow and heat transfer and mathematical modeling e.g. fundamental heat transfer equations material properties and mathematical modeling Elements for influencing heat transfer with special respect to electrical ap-paratus Calculation of heat flow under simplified boundary conditions, with special respect to energy and power balances Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the skills practice |

#### Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals principles of flows and mathematical modeling e.g. fundamental flow equations properties of fluids and mathematical modeling free and forced convection / flow flow resistance lift force ... Elements for energy conversion out of flows e.g. turbines wind plates Calculation of flows under simplified boundary conditions, with special re-spect to energy and power balances. Fundamentals principles of heat flow and heat transfer and mathematical modeling e.g. fundamental heat transfer equations material properties and mathematical modeling Elements for influencing heat transfer with special respect to electrical ap-paratus Calculation of heat flow under simplified boundary conditions, with special respect to energy and power balances Please note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture |

### Natural Sciences

- 1
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- 6

- Semester
- 1
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- 6

- ECTS
- 7.5
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Mathematics 1

#### Mathematics I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals: sets, Boolean algebra, real numbers, place-value systems, combinatorics, complex numbers Vector arithmetic: geometric introduction, vector arithmetic in the plane and the space, inner product, cross product, analytical geometry (line, plane), applications in engineering problems Matrices and linear systems of equations: sum and product of matrices, inverse matrix, determinants, solving linear systems, solution structures of linear systems Functions and curves: inverse function, composition of functions, polynomi-als, rational functions, trigonometric functions, exponential functions, loga-rithmic functions, parametric representation of curves Differential calculus: sequences, limits, derivative of a function, derivation rules, higher derivatives, characteristic plot points of curves and curve sketching, exercises with extreme values, Newton’s method, velocity and acceleration, Taylor polynomials, rule of de l’Hospital Mathematics Software: introduction to a computer algebra system and applying this software for problems listed above. |

#### Mathematics I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2,5 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals: sets, Boolean algebra, real numbers, place-value systems, combinatorics, complex numbers Vector arithmetic: geometric introduction, vector arithmetic in the plane and the space, inner product, cross product, analytical geometry (line, plane), applications in engineering problems Matrices and linear systems of equations: sum and product of matrices, inverse matrix, determinants, solving linear systems, solution structures of linear systems Functions and curves: inverse function, composition of functions, polynomi-als, rational functions, trigonometric functions, exponential functions, loga-rithmic functions, parametric representation of curves Differential calculus: sequences, limits, derivative of a function, derivation rules, higher derivatives, characteristic plot points of curves and curve sketching, exercises with extreme values, Newton’s method, velocity and acceleration, Taylor polynomials, rule of de l’Hospital Mathematics Software: introduction to a computer algebra system and applying this software for problems listed above. Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- 7.5
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Mathematics 2

#### Mathematics II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Integral calculus: indefinite and definite integral, integral methods (partial integration, substitution, partial fraction decomposition), improper integrals, application of the integral calculus (calculation of area, arc length, volume, and surface of a rotational figure, point of inertia, momentum of inertia, energy, work and power), development of formulas by means of the differ-ential approach Ordinary differential equations: separable differential equations, linear dif-ferential equations with constant coefficients, modeling with differential equations, Laplace-transformation, application in mechanical and electrical engineering Multidimensional differential calculus: functions in several variables, partial derivative, directional derivative, linear approximation, chain rule, minima and maxima, Newton's method, Lagrange’s method, interpolation, splines, linear and nonlinear regression Fourier analysis: Fourier polynomials, applications in engineering, discrete Fourier transformation, continuous Fourier transformation Linear Algebra: linear mapping, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices, applications in engineering Systems of differential equations: linear systems of differential equations (homogeneous and nonhomogeneous solutions, variation of the constant) Mathematics Software: introduction to a computer algebra system and applying this software for problems listed above. Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the skills practice |

#### Mathematics II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2,5 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Integral calculus: indefinite and definite integral, integral methods (partial integration, substitution, partial fraction decomposition), improper integrals, application of the integral calculus (calculation of area, arc length, volume, and surface of a rotational figure, point of inertia, momentum of inertia, energy, work and power), development of formulas by means of the differ-ential approach Ordinary differential equations: separable differential equations, linear dif-ferential equations with constant coefficients, modeling with differential equations, Laplace-transformation, application in mechanical and electrical engineering Multidimensional differential calculus: functions in several variables, partial derivative, directional derivative, linear approximation, chain rule, minima and maxima, Newton's method, Lagrange’s method, interpolation, splines, linear and nonlinear regression Fourier analysis: Fourier polynomials, applications in engineering, discrete Fourier transformation, continuous Fourier transformation Linear Algebra: linear mapping, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices, applications in engineering Systems of differential equations: linear systems of differential equations (homogeneous and nonhomogeneous solutions, variation of the constant) Mathematics Software: introduction to a computer algebra system and applying this software for problems listed above. Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

### Electrical Engineering

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- 6

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- 7
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Electrical Engineering 3

#### Electrical Engineering III

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | written examination |

Load flow calculation with matrices Load system feedback Transient system transitions Switching processes Short circuit case Unbalanced loads Zero sequence system Positive sequence system Negative sequence system Electromagnetically fields for simple geometries Magnetically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Induction o Inductance o Simple computational methods Electrically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Capacity o Simple computational methods Electrical flux fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Resistance o Simple computational methods Special aspects of electro magnetically fields Skin effect Wave propagation Screening of EMC with special respect to slow and fast fields In general: aspects of computation of force, power, and energy for electro magnetically fields |

#### Electrical Engineering III

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Load flow calculation with matrices Load system feedback Transient system transitions Switching processes Short circuit case Unbalanced loads Zero sequence system Positive sequence system Negative sequence system Electromagnetically fields for simple geometries Magnetically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Induction o Inductance o Simple computational methods Electrically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Capacity o Simple computational methods Electrical flux fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Resistance o Simple computational methods Special aspects of electro magnetically fields Skin effect Wave propagation Screening of EMC with special respect to slow and fast fields In general: aspects of computation of force, power, and energy for electro magnetically fields Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### Electrical Engineering III

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 1 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Load flow calculation with matrices Load system feedback Transient system transitions Switching processes Short circuit case Unbalanced loads Zero sequence system Positive sequence system Negative sequence system Electromagnetically fields for simple geometries Magnetically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Induction o Inductance o Simple computational methods Electrically fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Capacity o Simple computational methods Electrical flux fields o Governing units o Material effects o Influencing charges o Resistance o Simple computational methods Special aspects of electro magnetically fields Skin effect Wave propagation Screening of EMC with special respect to slow and fast fields In general: aspects of computation of force, power, and energy for electro magnetically fields Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- 8
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Measurement Engineering for Electrical Energy Systems

#### Measurement Engineering for Electrical Energy Systems

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Integrated course |

ECTS | 5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals of measuring techniques definition of measurement measurement procedures measuring error o types of errors and measures data acquisition active passive sensor concepts data integration concepts of monitoring and diagnostics with respect to condition based maintenance Essential sensors, measuring techniques, and measuring circuits for electrical energy engineering e.g. electromagnetic parameter (with special respect to electrical energy engineering) temperature force, pressure flow mechanics sound, noise ... with special respect to robustness, costs, frequency response, and resolution Topology and screening effects with respect to EMC and EMI, rsp. Design of EMC robust measurement circuits Data acquisition systems and measurement system design of these systems Applying of a data acquisition system (e.g. NI LabView) |

#### Measurement Engineering for Electrical Energy Systems

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of measuring techniques definition of measurement measurement procedures measuring error o types of errors and measures data acquisition active passive sensor concepts data integration concepts of monitoring and diagnostics with respect to condition based maintenance Essential sensors, measuring techniques, and measuring circuits for electrical energy engineering e.g. electromagnetic parameter (with special respect to electrical energy engineering) temperature force, pressure flow mechanics sound, noise ... with special respect to robustness, costs, frequency response, and resolution Topology and screening effects with respect to EMC and EMI, rsp. Design of EMC robust measurement circuits Data acquisition systems and measurement system design of these systems Applying of a data acquisition system (e.g. NI LabView) Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- 7
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Electrical Engineering 2

#### Electrical Engineering II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Semiconductor elements (Diode, Transistor, IGBT, Thyristor, Varistor,...) Physical principles Characteristics Operational behavior Elementary circuits Protective circuits Basic optoelectronic elements and principles Photodiode and solar cell CCD Light depending resistors Basics electronic circuits Electronically switches o Protection methods Free wheel diode ... Analog amplifier Operational amplifier Constant current circuit Essential converter circuits o Buck, boost converter o Rectifier circuits One, and three phase o DC-DC converters o Inverter circuits Digital circuits Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory and skills practice. |

#### Electrical Engineering II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Semiconductor elements (Diode, Transistor, IGBT, Thyristor, Varistor,...) Physical principles Characteristics Operational behavior Elementary circuits Protective circuits Basic optoelectronic elements and principles Photodiode and solar cell CCD Light depending resistors Basics electronic circuits Electronically switches o Protection methods Free wheel diode ... Analog amplifier Operational amplifier Constant current circuit Essential converter circuits o Buck, boost converter o Rectifier circuits One, and three phase o DC-DC converters o Inverter circuits Digital circuits Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### Electrical Engineering II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Semiconductor elements (Diode, Transistor, IGBT, Thyristor, Varistor,...) Physical principles Characteristics Operational behavior Elementary circuits Protective circuits Basic optoelectronic elements and principles Photodiode and solar cell CCD Light depending resistors Basics electronic circuits Electronically switches o Protection methods Free wheel diode ... Analog amplifier Operational amplifier Constant current circuit Essential converter circuits o Buck, boost converter o Rectifier circuits One, and three phase o DC-DC converters o Inverter circuits Digital circuits Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- 7
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Electrical Engineering 1

#### Electrical Engineering I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Basic definitions of electrical units Current Potential Field Voltage Resistance and resistivity o Temperature influence o Mechanical influence Capacitance and inductance phenomenological Conductance and conductivity Power Energy Direct current circuits and the relevant computational methods Kirchoff's laws Helmholtz method Equivalent sources (voltage and current) Alternating current circuits and the relevant computational methods Time domain Frequency domain Harmonics analyzes Special AC circuits Parallel and serial oscillators Passive low pass and band pass filters Simple locus Reactive power compensation Three phase systems Essential measuring techniques Volt-meter Ampere-meter Watt-meter Oscilloscope Shunt Voltage divider Series resistor Essential domestic installation circuits, protective devices, elements and grounding systems Essential symbols and elements of drawings for electrical circuits |

#### Electrical Engineering I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Basic definitions of electrical units Current Potential Field Voltage Resistance and resistivity o Temperature influence o Mechanical influence Capacitance and inductance phenomenological Conductance and conductivity Power Energy Direct current circuits and the relevant computational methods Kirchoff's laws Helmholtz method Equivalent sources (voltage and current) Alternating current circuits and the relevant computational methods Time domain Frequency domain Harmonics analyzes Special AC circuits Parallel and serial oscillators Passive low pass and band pass filters Simple locus Reactive power compensation Three phase systems Essential measuring techniques Volt-meter Ampere-meter Watt-meter Oscilloscope Shunt Voltage divider Series resistor Essential domestic installation circuits, protective devices, elements and grounding systems Essential symbols and elements of drawings for electrical circuits Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### Electrical Engineering I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Basic definitions of electrical units Current Potential Field Voltage Resistance and resistivity o Temperature influence o Mechanical influence Capacitance and inductance phenomenological Conductance and conductivity Power Energy Direct current circuits and the relevant computational methods Kirchoff's laws Helmholtz method Equivalent sources (voltage and current) Alternating current circuits and the relevant computational methods Time domain Frequency domain Harmonics analyzes Special AC circuits Parallel and serial oscillators Passive low pass and band pass filters Simple locus Reactive power compensation Three phase systems Essential measuring techniques Volt-meter Ampere-meter Watt-meter Oscilloscope Shunt Voltage divider Series resistor Essential domestic installation circuits, protective devices, elements and grounding systems Essential symbols and elements of drawings for electrical circuits Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

### Electrical Components and Systems

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- 6

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 8
- -

#### Module: Control Engineering

#### Control Engineering

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamental control and steering concepts State space models Meaning of characteristic terms such as control loop steady state deviation … Identification of the controlled system and modeling Controller design Stability assessment e.g. graphical (locus) methods mathematical methods … Special applications electrical cars and drives power control in energy systems (p(u), q(u)) grid stability Analog and digital controllers Application of a data acquisition software Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory |

#### Control Engineering

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamental control and steering concepts State space models Meaning of characteristic terms such as control loop steady state deviation … Identification of the controlled system and modeling Controller design Stability assessment e.g. graphical (locus) methods mathematical methods … Special applications electrical cars and drives power control in energy systems (p(u), q(u)) grid stability Analog and digital controllers Application of a data acquisition software Please note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 9
- -

#### Module: Electrical Power Grids and Systems

#### Electrical Power Grids and Systems

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals of electrical power supply Voltage levels for electrical power supply and their purpose Topologies of electrical grids and parts of the grids (like substations) Control of the load flow and power quality in electrical grids and electrical power supply with special respect to e.g. time frame power factor harmonics switching activities ... Smart grid systems and technology Special operational situations e.g. short circuit switching synchronization ... Special aspects neutral point connection Protection concepts e.g. overvoltage, insulation coordination earth fault current short circuit ... Availability with special respect to maintenance and state dependent maintenance concepts Monitoring and diagnostic applications Safety in electrical systems and apparatus electrical shock vandalism hacking Economical and ecological considerations |

#### Electrical Power Grids and Systems

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of electrical power supply Voltage levels for electrical power supply and their purpose Topologies of electrical grids and parts of the grids (like substations) Control of the load flow and power quality in electrical grids and electrical power supply with special respect to e.g. time frame power factor harmonics switching activities ... Smart grid systems and technology Special operational situations e.g. short circuit switching synchronization ... Special aspects neutral point connection Protection concepts e.g. overvoltage, insulation coordination earth fault current short circuit ... Availability with special respect to maintenance and state dependent maintenance concepts Monitoring and diagnostic applications Safety in electrical systems and apparatus electrical shock vandalism hacking Economical and ecological considerations Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### Electrical Power Grids and Systems

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of electrical power supply Voltage levels for electrical power supply and their purpose Topologies of electrical grids and parts of the grids (like substations) Control of the load flow and power quality in electrical grids and electrical power supply with special respect to e.g. time frame power factor harmonics switching activities ... Smart grid systems and technology Special operational situations e.g. short circuit switching synchronization ... Special aspects neutral point connection Protection concepts e.g. overvoltage, insulation coordination earth fault current short circuit ... Availability with special respect to maintenance and state dependent maintenance concepts Monitoring and diagnostic applications Safety in electrical systems and apparatus electrical shock vandalism hacking Economical and ecological considerations Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 5
- -

#### Module: Introduction to Power Electronics

#### Introduction to Power Electronics

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Semiconductors for power electronics types specific o operational behavior o required protection circuits o triggering and switching conditions Fundamental power electronics circuits Topologies for power electronics Heat balance of power electronic systems Relevant EMC and EMI effects and measures Special applications for Drives e.g. o electrical cars PV and wind systems DC-DC conversion high voltage energy transfer For all topics above aspects of energy efficiency should be considered Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory Students must have: basic knowledge in power electronics, electrical engineering, semi-conductors, circuits, magnetic fields |

#### Introduction to Power Electronics

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Semiconductors for power electronics types specific o operational behavior o required protection circuits o triggering and switching conditions Fundamental power electronics circuits Topologies for power electronics Heat balance of power electronic systems Relevant EMC and EMI effects and measures Special applications for Drives e.g. o electrical cars PV and wind systems DC-DC conversion high voltage energy transfer For all topics above aspects of energy efficiency should be considered Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice Students must have: basic knowledge in power electronics, electrical engineering, semi-conductors, circuits, magnetic fields |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- 8.5
- -
- -

#### Module: Components of Electircal Systems

#### Components of Electrical Systems

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Function, characteristic parameter and design aspects operational ele-ments for electrical power systems e.g. switches o short circuit interrupter o insulation switch o electrical arcs and arc distinguishing o hybrid switching o o ... special protection switches o circuit breaker o fault current interrupter o arc fault current interrupter cables overhead lines surge protection devices transformers bushings and joints storage systems e.g. o Batteries o hydrogen based systems o flywheel systems o superconductive systems o ... Maintenance, condition monitoring (and diagnostics), and protection as-pects for these components Insulation coordination Select the right components and combine them at given boundary condi-tions Special operational behavior of the components Standardized tests and statutory directives For all the topics above a special respect should be given to energy effi-ciency and environmental impacts Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory and skills practice. |

#### Components of Electrical Systems

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 1,5 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Function, characteristic parameter and design aspects operational ele-ments for electrical power systems e.g. switches o short circuit interrupter o insulation switch o electrical arcs and arc distinguishing o hybrid switching o o ... special protection switches o circuit breaker o fault current interrupter o arc fault current interrupter cables overhead lines surge protection devices transformers bushings and joints storage systems e.g. o Batteries o hydrogen based systems o flywheel systems o superconductive systems o ... Maintenance, condition monitoring (and diagnostics), and protection as-pects for these components Insulation coordination Select the right components and combine them at given boundary condi-tions Special operational behavior of the components Standardized tests and statutory directives For all the topics above a special respect should be given to energy effi-ciency and environmental impacts Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### Components of Electrical Systems

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Function, characteristic parameter and design aspects operational ele-ments for electrical power systems e.g. switches o short circuit interrupter o insulation switch o electrical arcs and arc distinguishing o hybrid switching o o ... special protection switches o circuit breaker o fault current interrupter o arc fault current interrupter cables overhead lines surge protection devices transformers bushings and joints storage systems e.g. o Batteries o hydrogen based systems o flywheel systems o superconductive systems o ... Maintenance, condition monitoring (and diagnostics), and protection as-pects for these components Insulation coordination Select the right components and combine them at given boundary condi-tions Special operational behavior of the components Standardized tests and statutory directives For all the topics above a special respect should be given to energy effi-ciency and environmental impacts Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice. |

- Semester
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- 7
- -
- -

#### Module: High Voltage Engineering

Students know and understand the fundamental physical principles in the field of high voltage engineering They know about discharge, partial discharge, and dielectrically breakdown and the usual insulation methods with solid, liquid and gaseous material Students know the principles of field grading They know how to generate high voltage Students know the typical test circuits (surge pulses, high current pulses, partial discharge measurement,...) They know standardised test pulses and test equipments for testing an monitoring of high voltage apparatus Students know fundamental design principles They know the relevant standards and statutory directives Students know about the special safety aspects in high voltage laboratories They are able to perform simple design calculations for simple arrange-ments

#### High Voltage Engineering

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals of high voltage engineering Fundamentals of dielectric break down in • solid • liquid and • gaseous insulations Lightning effects Field grading mechanisms Creeping currents and measures against creeping currents with special respect to disadvantageous environmental conditions Measurement technology Generation of high voltage and high current High voltage laboratories Standardised pulses and test equipments Essential calculation methods Aspects of monitoring and diagnostics Electrical arcs and arc distinguishing Calculation and dimensioning methods for simple boundary conditions |

#### High Voltage Engineering

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of high voltage engineering Fundamentals of dielectric break down in • solid • liquid and • gaseous insulations Lightning effects Field grading mechanisms Creeping currents and measures against creeping currents with special respect to disadvantageous environmental conditions Measurement technology Generation of high voltage and high current High voltage laboratories Standardised pulses and test equipments Essential calculation methods Aspects of monitoring and diagnostics Electrical arcs and arc distinguishing Calculation and dimensioning methods for simple boundary conditions Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

#### High Voltage Engineering

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of high voltage engineering Fundamentals of dielectric break down in • solid • liquid and • gaseous insulations Lightning effects Field grading mechanisms Creeping currents and measures against creeping currents with special respect to disadvantageous environmental conditions Measurement technology Generation of high voltage and high current High voltage laboratories Standardised pulses and test equipments Essential calculation methods Aspects of monitoring and diagnostics Electrical arcs and arc distinguishing Calculation and dimensioning methods for simple boundary conditions Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

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- ECTS
- 3
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Power Generation

#### Powerplants for Electrical Power Generation

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Introduction into power plants fossil nuclear solar wind hydro Basic economical and political considerations with respect to operational conditions operational planning liberalised markets resources o utilisation o costs waste treatment |

- Semester
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- ECTS
- -
- -
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- 4
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#### Module: Electrical Machines II

#### Electrical Machines II

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Operational behavior of electrical machines with special respect to electrical energy engineering system feedback transient behavior and modeling e.g. mechanically oscillation load steps stationary and non stationary operational points with special re-spect to load characteristics harmonics and measures o generation by the machines o impact to machines by external harmonics o inverter machine interaction inrush current grid integration wind applications electro mobility generator in power plants transformers for electrical energy engineering Dimensioning of electrical machines for specific application. Protection of electrical machines Overview on machine diagnostic and maintenance Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory |

#### Electrical Machines II

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 1 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Operational behavior of electrical machines with special respect to electrical energy engineering system feedback transient behavior and modeling e.g. mechanically oscillation load steps stationary and non stationary operational points with special re-spect to load characteristics harmonics and measures o generation by the machines o impact to machines by external harmonics o inverter machine interaction inrush current grid integration wind applications electro mobility generator in power plants transformers for electrical energy engineering Dimensioning of electrical machines for specific application. Protection of electrical machines Overview on machine diagnostic and maintenance Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice |

- Semester
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- ECTS
- -
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- 7
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- -

#### Module: Electrical Machines I

#### Electrical Machines I

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | written examination |

Fundamentals of rotating and stationary electrical machines AC/DC machines transformer basic knowledge in power electronic inverters for electrical drives Construction and design of electrical machines with special respect to magnetic circuits energy, power, force, and the density of these parameter energy efficiency thermal balancing o air and water cooling insulation mechanical strength and mechanical impacts environmental impact Operational behavior of electrical machines with special respect to essential electrical and mechanical characteristics electromechanically modeling Energy efficient electrical machines and machine energy density with special respect to electro mobility applications Principles for controlling of rotating electrical machines Dimensioning of electromagnetic circuits Calculation examples for optimal drive sizing Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the laboratory and skills practice. Students must have: basic knowledge in electrical engineering, physics and automation |

#### Electrical Machines I

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of rotating and stationary electrical machines AC/DC machines transformer basic knowledge in power electronic inverters for electrical drives Construction and design of electrical machines with special respect to magnetic circuits energy, power, force, and the density of these parameter energy efficiency thermal balancing o air and water cooling insulation mechanical strength and mechanical impacts environmental impact Operational behavior of electrical machines with special respect to essential electrical and mechanical characteristics electromechanically modeling Energy efficient electrical machines and machine energy density with special respect to electro mobility applications Principles for controlling of rotating electrical machines Dimensioning of electromagnetic circuits Calculation examples for optimal drive sizing Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. Students must have: basic knowledge in electrical engineering, physics and automation |

#### Electrical Machines I

semester | 3 |
---|---|

type | compulsory course / Laboratory session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Fundamentals of rotating and stationary electrical machines AC/DC machines transformer basic knowledge in power electronic inverters for electrical drives Construction and design of electrical machines with special respect to magnetic circuits energy, power, force, and the density of these parameter energy efficiency thermal balancing o air and water cooling insulation mechanical strength and mechanical impacts environmental impact Operational behavior of electrical machines with special respect to essential electrical and mechanical characteristics electromechanically modeling Energy efficient electrical machines and machine energy density with special respect to electro mobility applications Principles for controlling of rotating electrical machines Dimensioning of electromagnetic circuits Calculation examples for optimal drive sizing Note: Attending the laboratory is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture and skills practice Students must have: basic knowledge in electrical engineering, physics and automation |

### Organisation, Management, and Statutory Directives

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- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
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- 4

#### Module: Business and Economics

#### Business and Economics

semester | 6 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Introduction to business economics Legal form of companies Formation of companies Bankruptcy Core processes of a company Accounting and balancing Fundamentals of costing (cost distribution sheet, calculation) Profitability calculation Investment calculation Based on examples out of the field electrical engineering, such as service costs of facilities. Please note: Attending the lecture is only possible, if a student is also attending the skills practice |

#### Business and Economics

semester | 6 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Introduction to business economics Legal form of companies Formation of companies Bankruptcy Core processes of a company Accounting and balancing Fundamentals of costing (cost distribution sheet, calculation) Profitability calculation Investment calculation Based on examples out of the field electrical engineering, such as service costs of facilities. Note: Attending the skills practice is only possible, if a student is also attending the lecture. |

- Semester
- 1
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- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 2
- -

#### Module: Patents and Standardisation

#### Patents and Standardisation

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Searching for, accessing and working with existing patents and standards. Fundamentals of the Management of Property Rights including: Registration of property rights and patents Contracts and legal disputes Inventions of employees Fundamentals of Standards, including: Products of standardizations Actors in standardisations National, regional and international standards What is a patent/standard? Granting of patents/standardisation as a process Products of and actors in standardisation Actors involved in the granting of patents National, regional and international patents/standards Searching for, accessing and working with patents/standards |

- Semester
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- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- 2
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- -
- -

#### Module: Project Management

#### Project Management

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Integrated course |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Project management as business process project manual methods to manage projects o methods for the project start project framework and context design of the project organization project planning o project coordination o project controlling o project marketing o project crises o project end Survey on project based organizations Project management software tools for the items mentioned above |

- Semester
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- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
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- 2

#### Module: Statutory Directives for Electrical Engineering

The students have practice oriented basic knowledge of the fundamentals of business related legal aspects. They know about the principles of the Austrian „Elektrotechnikgesetz“ and its link to the ÖNORM EN 50110-1 „Operation of electrical installations“. They know about the duties of a quali-fied person as well the basic industrial safety principles.

#### Statutory Directives for Electrical Engineering

semester | 6 |
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type | compulsory course / Lecture |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | written examination |

Business and corporate law Contract law Trade law Competition law Labour law and social law All topics above with special respect to electrical engineering |

- Semester
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- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
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- 2

#### Module: Social Skills 3

#### Teamwork and Conflict Management

semester | 6 |
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type | compulsory course / Seminar |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Advantages and disadvantages of teamwork, Conditions for effective teamwork, Characteristics of a team (e.g. group cohesion, norms, psychological phe-nomenon, etc.), Phases of team development (e.g. Blanchard, Tuckman, team clock from Francis/Young, etc.), Roles within a team (e.g. Schindler, Belbin, etc.,) Analysis of process within the teamwork and special aspects of intercultural teamwork, Development of conflict management competence with intercultural as-pects, Escalation levels of conflicts and intervention possibilities, Analysis and reflection of precise conflict situations, Who do I lead a constructive conflict conversation? Measures and strategies in conflict prevention within the individual, team- and organization level, Constructive thinking concerning personal offences, “survival strategy” by non-solvable conflicts |

- Semester
- 1
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- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- 1.5
- -
- -

#### Module: Social Skills 2

#### Intercultural Competence for the Workplace

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Seminar |

ECTS | 1,5 |

type of examination | written examination |

Writing a professional CV and application documents, Job application process in Austria vs. other countries, Training for assessment centers, Legal aspects of working in Austria: residence permits, work permits, labor law, Cultural differences in the workplace; the implicit rules of how to be suc-cessful at work, Collaboration in international teams, Intercultural communication training: face-to-face, telephone and written correspondence |

- Semester
- 1
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- 4
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- 6

- ECTS
- 1.5
- 1.5
- -
- -
- -
- -

#### Module: Social Skills 1

#### Communication with intercultural aspects

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Seminar |

ECTS | 1,5 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Communication theory basics (e.g. Paul Watzlawick, Schulz von Thun) Significance of perception within communication (e.g. perception filters, canals, distortion) Cross culture communication and intercultural cooperation Guide lines for constructive feedback Development of a team spirit in the group Working out group rules Time and working organisation with respect to learning and working strate-gies |

#### Presentation Techniques

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Seminar |

ECTS | 1,5 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Different types and objectives of presentations, Advantages and disadvantages of different presentation media, Rules of visualisation (focus on layout of transparencies with special soft-ware features), Significance of eye contact, gesture/facial expression/habitus linguistic and Paralinguistic aspect for the success of presentations, Video training |

### Integrative Skills

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- ECTS
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#### Module: Project 2

The students learn to solve a problem in a team (up to 8 team members) with a strong focus on self organisation of the team and teamwork. They learn to apply their knowledge, skills and tools in the occupational field for a problem out of the industry or research activities Students learn to communicate results and discuss approaches They learn to structure problems and find solutions Students are able to think cross disciplinary They learn to take over responsibility

#### Project II

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Project |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

The students learn to solve a problem in a team with a strong focus on self organization within a team. They shall identify their own work package within a given project. The student shall be responsible for his own specific task He learns to apply the learned knowledge, skills and tools in the occupa-tional field Students learn to communicate results and discuss approaches They learn to structure problems and find solutions Students are able to think cross disciplinary They learn to take over responsibility |

- Semester
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- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- 4
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#### Module: Project 1

The students learn to solve a problem in a team (up to 8 team members) with a strong focus on self organisation of the team and teamwork. They learn to apply their knowledge, skills and tools in the occupational field for a problem out of the industry or research activities Students learn to communicate results and discuss approaches They learn to structure problems and find solutions Students are able to think cross disciplinary They learn to take over responsibility

#### Project I

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Project |

ECTS | 4 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Taking over an occupational relevant problem with a strong focus on re-search and / or development Structuring the problem Solving the problem Assess the solution with respect to plausibility in the team Present and discuss solutions and results Write a final report The work will be carried out under the super vision of a lecturer with an expertise in the problem relevant scientific field |

- Semester
- 1
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- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 2

#### Module: Bachelor Seminar II

The students learn to write a bachelors thesis They learn to structure a thesis and to write a scientific work

#### Bachelor Thesis II

semester | 6 |
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type | compulsory course / Bachelor's thesis |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Accompanying seminar for the internship (see INS) and the writing of the bachelor II thesis |

- Semester
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- 5
- 6

- ECTS
- -
- -
- -
- -
- 2
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#### Module: Bachelor Seminar I

The students learn how to write a bachelors thesis in journal style based on a given form They learn to structure a thesis and to write a scientific work

#### Bachelor's Thesis I

semester | 5 |
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type | compulsory course / Bachelor's thesis |

ECTS | 2 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

Accompanying seminar for the project work II in semester 5 (see PRJ2) |

### Languages

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- ECTS
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- 3
- 3
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#### Module: Language 2

#### Language III

semester | 3 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

#### Language IV

semester | 4 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

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- ECTS
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- -
- -
- -
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#### Module: Language 2

#### Language I

semester | 1 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |

#### Language II

semester | 2 |
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type | compulsory course / Practice-oriented session |

ECTS | 3 |

type of examination | continuous assessment |