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Electrical Engineering

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Course Unit Code420-2029/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KOC61doc. Ing. Stanislav Kocman, Ph.D.
Students are acquainted with basic questions of electrical circuits and electricity distributions, basic knowledge of magnetic field, semiconductor equipments, principles and operating performances of electrical instruments and machines, grounding in logical control and safety logical circuits, production of electrical energy and its distribution including basic standards for dimensioning and protection of circuits, electric heating. Teaching also includes technical rules and standards in the field of design of protection against electrical current injury.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students acquire basic knowledge in various areas of electrical engineering to enable good orientation in electrical engineering and the ability of professional communication. The acquired knowledge can be used in a subsequent study of following special subjects.
Course Contents
Basic laws in electrical engineering, voltage sources
Electrical circuits, power factor compensation
Basic knowledge of magnetism and magnetic circuits
Basic of semiconductor technology
Semiconductor converters
Electrical appliances (L.V.)
Fundamentals of logic control
DC machines, synchronous machines
Induction machines
Safe operation of electrical devices
Production and distribution of electrical energy
Basic criterions for wire dimensioning and protection of electrical circuits
Sources of heating from electrical energy

DC electrical circuits
AC electrical circuits
Three-phase AC electric circuits. Reactive power compensation
Uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers
Test No.1. Transformers
DC and AC machines
Calculations of touch voltage at failure states in electrical network
Test No.2. Evaluation, assessment

Laboratory regulations, safety training
Laboratory measurement No.1: DC circuit
Laboratory measurements No.2 and No.3: AC single-phase circuit. Reactive power compensation
Laboratory measurement No.4: Three-phase circuit
Laboratory measurement No.5: Single-phase rectifiers
Laboratory measurements No.6 and No.7: Measurement of single-phase transformer. Logical control-conveyor belt


Individual project on the special topic
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1. Govindasamy, K.: Electrical Engineering, Theory I, Tamilnadu textbook corporation, 2010
2. Kocman, S.: Electrical Engineering in Mining, skriptum VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2004, ISBN 80-248-0804-8
3. Rizzoni, G.: Fundamentals of electrical engineering, McGraw-Hill, New York,2009
1. Smejkal, J. a kol.: Elektrotechnika, skriptum VUT Brno, 1991, ISBN 80-214-0388-8
2. Vladař, J., Zelenka, J.: Elektrotechnika a silnoproudá elektronika, SNTL/ALFA Praha 1986
3. Hraško, P., Puzjak, I.: Elektrotechnika, ALFA/SNTL Bratislava, 1983
4. Syllaby a studijní materiály Katedry elektrotechniky (420), viz.
Recommended Reading:
1. Merz, H.: Electric Machines and Drives. 214 p., part 1 to 8, VDE Verlag, Berlin und Offenbach 2002, ISBN 3-8007-2602-5
2. Syllabus and study materials of lectures and exercises from the teacher
3. Internet links, professional corporate manuals
1. Internetové odkazy, odborné firemní manuály
2. Rizzoni, G.: Fundamentals of electrical engineering, McGraw-Hill, New York,2009

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit40 (40)20
                Test No1Written test8 0
                Test No2Written test8 0
                Laboratory measurementsLaboratory work14 0
                ProjectProject10 0
        ExaminationExamination60 11