Course: Electrical Engineering

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Course title Electrical Engineering
Course code UFY/ETE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ptáček Ladislav, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1) The safety when working with electricity. Fundamentals of circuit theory, Kirchhoff rules. 2-3) Solution of electrical circuits: Thévenin's theorem, Norton's theorem, the Method of loop currents and Node voltages. 4) Single-phase systems in the steady harmonic shape. Observations of harmonic Voltage and Current, comprehensive, and exponential Vector shape. Phase diagram, SKM. 5) Three-phase system. Basic, star-triangle, reactive and active current, power factors. Electric power and energy. 6) Ideal and real transformer, autotransformer, measuring transformers. 7) Induction motors. Synchronous motors. AC generators. 8) DC machines. Classification based on winding excitation. 9) Semiconductors. PN junction, diode rectifiers, Zener diode, Schottky diode. 10) Bipolar transistors. Parameters, h characteristics, setting and stabilization of operating point. 11) Transistor as an amplifier and switch. Flip-flops. 12) Semiconductor's regulation, thyristor, diac, triac. 13) Operational amplifiers, characteristics and basic circuits. 14) Reserve Content of practicals: 1-3) Analysis of electrical circuits, phase diagram. 4) Test I. 5-9) Measurement of the basic electrical parameters, voltage, current, resistance. Working with electrical kits, flip-flops, a network of resistors, a photodiode, a transistor. Measurements with an oscilloscope. Measurement of real power. circuits, comparing observed and theoretical fair values. 10) Test II. 11-13) Working with electro/wiring components for one-phase circuits: Power cord, circuit breaker, switch, motor, timer, bridges, color coded. Basic wiring of electrical engineering, light circuit, stair connections, etc. fan. 14) Reserve

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Laboratory
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 16 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 25 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
It acquaints students with major areas of electrical engineering. Fundamentals of electric circuits, their analysis and solutions, measuring voltage and current, electrical machinery, semiconductor elements in electrical safety.
To obtain a knowledge of electrotechnics, basic method of el. circuits analysis, principles of rotary and non rotary el. machines. A student will be able to analyse and solve basic electrotechnics tasks and he/she will also understand the technical principles.
Advance knowledge of mathematics and physics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Development of laboratory protocols

Knowledge of basic principles of electrical machines and devices, DC and AC current, an electrical device handling safety, mathematical methods of complex numbers, el. circuits analysis.
Recommended literature
  • Berka Š.: Elektrotechnická schémata a zapojení. 1, Základní prvky a obvody. Praha, BEN, 2008.
  • Blahovec, A.: Elektrotechnika 1. BEN 2002, ISBN 80-86073-90-4.
  • Blahovec, A.: Elektrotechnika 2. BEN 2002. ISBN 80-7333-044-X.
  • Blahovec, A.: Elektrotechnika 3, příklady a úlohy. BEN 2002. ISBN 80-7333-045-8.
  • Kunc, J.: Elektroinstalace krok za krokem, Grada, 2010.
  • Roubíček, O.: Elektrické motory a pohony. BEN 2004. ISBN 80-7300-092-X.
  • Sedláček, J., Steinbauer, M.: Elektrotechnika 1, laboratorní cvičení, pracovní sešit. Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Fakulta elektrotechniky a komunikačních technologií, Ústav teoretické a experimentální elektrotechniky, 2008 30 s. ISBN 978-80-214-3707-4.
  • Srovnal, V.: Elektrotechnická měření - měřicí přístroje, BEN, 2008, ISBN 978-80-7333-062-0.
  • Šavel, J.: Elektrotechnologie, materiály, technologie a výroba v elektronice a elektrotechnice. BEN, 2006.
  • Vlček, J.: Základy elektrotechniky. BEN 2003, EAN 8594011421562.
  • Voženílek, P., Janoušek, J., Petrásek, F.: Základy silnoproudé elektrotechniky : laboratorní cvičení. Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2005 78 s. ISBN 80-01-03136-.
  • Benešová, Z., Ledvinová, M.:. Základy elekrických obvodů v příkladech. Západočeská univerzita, 2008. 145 s..
  • Čmejla, R., Havlíček, V., Zemánek, I.:. Teorie obvodů I. ČVUT, 2009. 134 s..
  • Havlíček, V., Zemánek, I.:. Teorie obvodů I. Cvičení. ČVUT, 1997, dotisk. 151 s..
  • Uhlíř, I. a kol.:. Elektrotechnika. ČVUT FSI, 1998. 284 s..
  • Uhlíř, J.:. Elektronika pro informatiky. ČVUT FEL, 2008. 124 s..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Measuring and Computer Technology (1) Category: Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Physics (1) Category: Physics courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter