Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Code: 40793
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Mario Novak - Lectures
Lecturers: Mario Novak - Exercises
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 45
Exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
COURSE GOALS: The main goal of the course Electrical Engineering is to further develop student understanding of the basics of electromagnetism and their application in electrical engineering. Students will develop skills of analyzing electrical circuits, describe the basics of measurements in electrical engineering, understand the fundamental principles of electrical machines and of electric power system.

LEARNING OUTCOMES AT THE LEVEL OF THE PROGRAMME:
1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
1.1. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamental laws of classical and modern physics
1.2. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the most important physics theories (logical and mathematical structure, experimental support, described physical phenomena
1.3. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of basic concepts in techniques
2. APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
2.1. identify and describe important aspects of a particular physical phenomenon or problem
2.2. identify and describe important aspects of techniques and their applications
2.3. recognize and follow the logic of arguments, evaluate the adequacy of arguments and construct well supported arguments
2.4. use mathematical methods to solve standard physics problems
3. MAKING JUDGMENTS
3.1. develop a critical scientific attitude towards research in general, and in particular by learning to critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and data
4. COMMUNICATION SKILLS
4.1. communicate effectively with pupils and colleagues
4.2. present complex ideas clearly and concisely
5. LEARNING SKILLS
5.1. search for and use professional literature as well as any other sources of relevant information

LEARNING OUTCOMES SPECIFIC FOR THE COURSE:
1. explain and apply fundamental physical ideas, models and laws related to electricity and magnetism
2. solve conceptual and numerical problems in electromagnetism
3. analyze simple and complex DC and AC circuits
4. state and explain the standards and measurements in electrical engineering
5. explain the basic principle of operation of electrical machines (synchronous / asynchronous and DC motors, transformers)
6. state and explain the basics of the production, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity
7. critically evaluate data on production and consumption of electricity
8. state and apply safety measures in using electricity at home

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
1) (4 periods) Introduction to electrical engineering. Electrostatics.
2) (4 periods) Direct current. Ohm's law. Electric circuits. Kirchhoff's rules.
3) (4 periods) Power sources. Real electric circuit. Power and energy of direct current.
4) (4 periods) Magnetic field. Lorentz force. Electromagnetic induction. Self-induction and mutual induction.
5) (4 periods) Transients in electric circuits (RC, RL, LC and RLC circuits).
6) (4 periods) Alternating Current. Techniques for solving AC circuits.
7) (4 periods) Multiphase alternating current. Bound and unbound system of three-phase current. Star connection and delta connection.
8) (4 periods) Standards and measurements in electrical engineering.
9) (4 periods) Principles of the analogue and digital measuring instruments. Measurement of voltage, current and resistance.
10) (4 periods) Electrical Machines. Synchronous motors. Induction motors.
11) (4 periods) DC motors. Transformers.
12) (4 periods) Electrical power engineering. Production, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity.
13) (4 periods) Safety measures in using electricity. Electricity at home. Home electrical installations.
14) (4 periods) Student seminars.
15) (4 periods) Student seminars.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS:
Students are required to regularly attend the lectures and seminar (at least 80%) and to give one seminar.

GRADING AND ASSESSING THE WORK OF STUDENTS:
The final grade is formed based on the active participation in lectures (1 ECTS credits), given seminar (1 ECTS credits), written exam (1 ECTS credits) and oral exam (1 ECTS credits).
Literature:
  1. M. Essert, Z. Valter: Osnove elektrotehnike, Sveučilišna naklada Liber, Zagreb (1989).
    V. Pinter, B. Skalicki: Elektrotehnika u strojarstvu, osnove elektroenergetike i električnih strojeva, FSB, Zagreb (1987).
  2. V. Pinter: Osnove elektrotehnike, Tehnička knjiga, Zagreb (1975).
    V. Bego: Mjerenja u elektrotehnici, Tehnička knjiga, Zagreb (1990).
    R. Wolf: Osnove električnih strojeva, Školska knjiga, Zagreb (1995).
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Fundamentals of Physics 2
4. semester
Mandatory course - Mandatory studij - Physics and Technology Education
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