Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Bachelor Electrical Engineering Dual
Type of degree:FH BachelorĀ“s Degree Programme
 Winter Semester 2020

Course unit titleDrive Engineering
Course unit code07475711
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredWinter Semester 2020
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2020
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated3
Name of lecturer(s)Patrick SCHMID

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Electrical engineering and physics

Course content

• Repitition of physical basics

• Functional principle of selected electric drives

• Dimensioning of electric drives

• Functional principle of non electric drives (e.g. Combustion engines, hydraulic and pneumatic drives) • Examples of application

Learning outcomes

Students having passed this module can

  • sketch and explain important drives and know the pros and cons as well as the fields of application
  • select the drive principle based on the domain of application
  • dimension of electric drives
  • define requirement specifications of complex drive systems
Planned learning activities and teaching methods

• Lectures

• Seminars

• Lab classes

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam



Recommended or required reading

• Fischer, Rolf (2009): Elektrische Maschinen. Hanser-Verlag.

• Fitzgerald, Arthur Ernest (2003): Electric Machin-ery. McGraw-Hill.

• Krishnan, Ramu (2001): Electric Motor Drives. Modeling, Analysis, and Control. Prentice-Hall.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)


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