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 2021

Course unit titleDrive Engineering
Course unit code074742056101
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredWinter Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2021
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

LV 074742012001 "Mechanics", LV 074742022002 "Physics" and LV 074742033004 "Electromagnetic Fields"

Course content
  • Repetition of the physical basics
  • Functionality of selected electric drives
  • Dimensioning of drive systems
Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students will be able to outline and explain important electrical drives, name their advantages and disadvantages as well as areas of application and select drive principles specific to the application. Students will be able to dimension drive systems and define requirements for complex drive systems.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, exercises,laboratory activities

Assessment methods and criteria

Final written exam



Recommended or required reading
  • Fischer, Rolf (2009): Elektrische Maschinen. Hanser-Verlag.
  • Fitzgerald, Arthur Ernest (2003): Electric Machinery. McGraw-Hill.
  • Krishnan, Ramu (2001): Electric Motor Drives. Modeling, Analysis, and Control. Prentice-Hall.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face to face

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