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Course description

1


Course title:

Mathematics I

Course No:

4001.093

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 1
st
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

9



Lecturer:
Tatjana Petek


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electric
al Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction to discrete mathematics: proposition calculus, set theory, Boolean algebra, sets of numbers
(N, Z, Q, R, C).


Sequences (basic notions, points of adherence (condensation points), limit), differenc
e equations.


Functions of one variable (definition, domain of definition, mapping, graph, limit, continuity, elementary
functions).


Differential calculus (derivative, rules, higher derivatives, Rolle’s theorem and Lagrange’s theorem (the
law of the mean)
, differential, extreme values, points of inflection, L’Hospital’s rule).


Indefinite and definite integral (definition, fundamental theorem of integral calculus, properties, methods of
integration, applications of integral calculus).


Literature:



I. Vida
v: Higher mathematics I, DZS, Ljubljana 1978 (in Slovene).



P. Mizori
-
Oblak: Mathematics for engineering and natural science students, Part 1, FS, Ljubljana 1986
(in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional writ
ten colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

2

Course description




Course title:

Physics I

Course No:

4001.094

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 1
st
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lectur
er:
Vitodrag Kumperščak


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction

Physical methods: experiment, analysis, synthesis, physical model. Measurement of physical qua
ntities
and system of units.


Mechanics

Newton’s laws. System of particles and rigid bodies. Equilibrium. Motion of rigid bodies. Momentum,
angular momentum, and mechanical energy. Deformations and Hooke’s law. Harmonic and damped
oscillations. Hydrostati
cs and hydrodynamics. Capillarity and viscosity.


Thermodynamics

Temperature expansion, ideal and real gases. Quantity of heat and transfer of heat. Internal energy and
entropy. Kinetic theory of gases.


Mechanical wave motion

Longitudinal and transverse w
ave motion. Acoustics. Interference and diffraction. Standing waves.


Literature:



R. Kladnik: University
-
degree physics, Part 1 and 2 (in Slovene).



L. Črepinšek: Physics I (in Slovene).



V. Kumperščak: Solved examination problems from physics (in Slovene).



L. Črepinšek: A collection of problems from physics, Part 1 (in Slovene).



R. Kladnik, H. Šolinc: A collection of solved problems from physics, Part 1 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloq
uies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

Course description

3


Course title:

Introduction to electrical engineering I

Course No:

4001.095

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 1
st
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS

credits:

8



Lecturer:
Igor Tičar


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:



Introduction



Electric field of stationary charges


electrostatic, Coulomb’s law.

Electrostatic field, electric field st
rength. Surface density of charge, electric flux density, electric
displacement and permittivity. Graphic presentation of the electrostatic field by the lines of electric field
strength and electric flux density. Calculations of the electrostatic field. De
finition of electric potential
and voltage. Reflection method. Electrostatic field in dielectric materials: dielectric polarisation,
phenomena at the connection surface of different dielectric materials by electric field transition.
Capacitance, analysis o
f circuits with capacitors. Electrostatic field energy.



Electric field of evenly moving charges

Current field and current density. Mechanism of current flow in metals, field current.

Ohm’s law, examples of resistance calculation, Joule’s law. Linear circui
t analysis: passive and active
elements of electric circuits, Kirchhoff’s 1
st

and 2
nd

laws; analysis methods: direct, mesh currents, node
potentials; theorems: Thevenin’s and Norton’s.



Magnetic field of evenly moving charges

Magnetic field strength, Maxwel
l’s 1
st

equation in integral form, Ampere’s law. Calculation examples of
the endless straight conductor, segment of the straight conductor, circular ring, straight coil and toroid.
Magnetic flux density. Magnetic flux and Maxwell’s 4
th

equation in integral

form. Magnetic field in
magnetic materials: analysis of magnetic circuits. Self inductance and mutual inductance. Magnetic
field energy.


Literature:



T. Zori
č: Introduction to electrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).



V. Krajnc: Introduction to electrical engineering


exercises (in Slovene).



N. Keršič: Introduction to electrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).



P. Kokelj: Problems from the introduction to el
ectrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

4

Course description




Course title:

Informatics I

Cours
e No:

4001.222

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 1
st
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

2 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

5



Lecturer:
Viljem Žumer


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction. Computers and algorithms. Programs and programming languages. Algorithm design. Data
and command structu
res. Algorithm writing and designing. Algorithm testing. Modularity, recursion,
parallelism.


High
-
level languages. Statements, command and data structures. Procedures, I/O operations, files.

Gates, memory cells, adder, bus. Clock, computer language, inte
rpretation with micro
-
programs.
Formats, computer command types, addressing types. I/O devices, interrupts, computer networks.

System software. Operating systems. Memory management, processes, input/output. Assembler
language. High
-
level programming langua
ges and compilers.

Computer usage. Data processing. Files and databases. Computers in professional work.


Literature:



V. Žumer: Fortran, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor 1993 (in
Slovene).



F. Bratković, V. Guštin: Computer b
asics for electrical engineers, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, Maribor 1993 (in Slovene).



V. Žumer, N. Čižek: Computer, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor 1993
(in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures,

practical


Personal work required:
Work in computer laboratory, two optional written colloquies (count for a written
examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

Course description

5


Course title:

Mathematics II

Course No:

4001.098

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 2
nd

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Tatjana Petek


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Linear algebra: determin
ants, space vectors with applications in geometry, matrices (matrix calculus,
special matrices, linear transformations, rank, systems of linear equations, inverse matrix, complex
matrices: hermitian and skew hermitian matrices, eigenvalues of special matri
ces), numerical methods for
solving systems of linear equations.


Theory of series: absolutely and conditionally convergent series, computations with series, power series,
Taylor’s series.


Functions of several variables: definition and continuity, partial

derivative and total differential, partial
derivatives of higher orders, differentiation of implicit functions, Taylor’s series, extremes, extremes with
constraints.


Ordinary differential equations: basic notions, methods for solving of differential equa
tions of the 1
st

order,
linear differential equations of the 1
st

order, orthogonal and isogonal trajectories, existence and
uniqueness of solutions, linear differential equations of higher orders, systems of linear differential
equations.


Literature:



I.
Vidav: Higher mathematics I, DZS, Ljubljana 1978 (in Slovene).



I. Vidav: Higher mathematics III, DZS, Ljubljana 1976 (in Slovene).



P. Mizori
-
Oblak: Mathematics for engineering and natural science students, Part 1 and 2, FS, Ljubljana
1986 (in Slovene).


Te
aching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

6

Course description




Course title:

Physics II

Course No:

4001.099

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 2
nd
-

Sprin
g

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Vitodrag Kumperščak


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Electric and magnetic fiel
d

Basic laws of electricity and magnetism. Maxwell’s equations. Electric and magnetic properties of matter.
Electromagnetic waves.


Optics

Propagation of light. Mirrors and lenses. Optical instruments. Interference, diffraction and polarisation of
light.


Theory of relativity

Invariance of the velocity of light. Galilean and Lorentz transformations. Examples of Lorentz
transformations. Relativistic equivalence of mass and energy.


Quantum Mechanics

Photon and dualism of light. Wave properties of particles.
Heisenberg relation and Schrödinger equation.
Potential barrier and tunnel effect.


Atomic structure

Hydrogen atom, wave functions and energy levels in hydrogen atom. Energy levels and quantum
numbers at other atoms. Emission and absorption spectra. Atomic

nucleus and binding energy. Nuclear
reactions and nuclear reactor. Radioactivity. Observation of electrical particles and accelerators.


Literature:



R. Kladnik:
University
-
degree physics, Part 2 and 3 (in Slovene).



L
. Črepinšek: Physics II

(in Slovene)
.



V. Kumperščak:
Solved examination problems from physics (in Slovene).



L. Črepinšek:
A collection of problems from physics, Part 2 (in Slovene).



R. Kladnik, H.Šolinc:
A collection of solved problems from physics, Part 2

(in Slovene).



Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

Course description

7


Course title:

Introduction to electrical engineering II

Co
urse No:

4001.100

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 2
nd
-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 4 P

ECTS credits:

10



Lecturer:
Igor Tičar


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:



Introduction

Average values. Sinusoidal quantities in real and complex space. Basics of Fourier analysis.



Ideal elements

in alternating current circuits

Time plots and phasor diagrams of current and voltage. Solving methods of linear harmonic fed
circuits. Instantaneous and complex power, energy.



Resonance phenomena

Serial and parallel resonance circuit, compensation.



Real
elements in alternating current circuits

Real resistance. Real capacitor. Real coil without ferromagnetic core. Real coil with ferromagnetic
core. Inductive coupled electric circuits. Transformer, operational states of transformer: no
-
load, short
circuit.



Poly
-
phase systems (circuits)

Three
-
phase system. Power in three
-
phase circuits. Rotational magnetic field.



Transients in electric circuits

Physical basics of transients. Characteristic polynomial and its roots. Typical transient component of
dynamic respo
nse.


Literature:



T. Zorič: Introduction to electrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).



V. Krajnc: Introduction to electrical engineering


exercises (in Slovene).



N. Keršič: Introduction to electrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).



P. Kokelj: Problems from introduction to
electrical engineering I, II (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination

8

Course description




Course title:

Informatics II

Co
urse No:

4001.223

Year/Semester:

1
st

/ 2
nd
-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

2 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

5



Lecturer:
Ivan Rozman


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


C
ourse syllabus:

Algorithms: definition, verification, proofing, terminality, time complexity, Bachmann’s operator,
weight/light problems, search algorithms: linear searching, binary searching, sort algorithms: bubble sort,
quick sort.


Data types: data typ
e defining and introduction, cardinal number, basic types: integer, real, Boolean,
alphanumerical, composite data types: Cartesian product, array, table, room space.


Data structures: definition, stack, queue, stack in recursive procedure calling, lists of

stacks, ordered lists,
threes, graphs.


Modular programming: module, module properties, modules classification, modular scheme, HIPO
diagram, documentation.


Introduction into programming engineering; program quality attributes, program life cycle: requir
ement
specification, analysis, design: Top
-
down and bottom
-
up approach; functional decomposition, testing,
verification and validation.


Introduction to C language.


Literature:



N. Wirth: Computer programming I, II, DMFA, Ljubljana 1979 (in Slovene).



F. Br
atkovič: Programming methods, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana 1984 (in Slovene).



J. Kozak: Data structures and algorithms, DMFA, Ljubljana 1986 (in Slovene).



B. W. Kernighan, D. M. Ritchie: C programming language, Prentice
-
Hall, Inc., Englewoo
d Cliffs, New
Jersey, 1983.



T. Dogša: Verification and validation of software, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1993 (in
Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in computer laboratory


Examination method:
Writte
n and oral examination

Course description

9


Course title:

Mathematics III

Course No:

4001.127

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 3
rd
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Gorazd Lešnjak


Status of the course in the study program:

Compul
sory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Fourier series, Fourier integral, Fourier transformation.


Fundamentals of differential geometry: vector
-
valued function, analytical representation of space curves
and surfaces, nor
mal plane to a space curve, tangent plane and normal line to a space surface.


Multiple integrals: parametric integrals, double integrals (transformation to iterated integrals, change of
variables), applications of double integrals, triple and multiple int
egrals with applications.


Vector analysis: scalar and vector fields, directional derivative, gradient and basic equations about it,
divergence and curl of a vector field, with basic equations about them.


Curve and surface integral: curve integral of scal
ar and vector fields, Green’s formula, independence of
path, surface integrals of scalar and vector fields, divergence theorem, Stokes’ formula.


Numerical methods: elimination of numerical errors, interpolation, calculating roots of equations,
numerical
integration and differentiation, numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations.


Literature:



F. Brešar: Mathematics III, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1992 (in Slovene).



I. Vidav: Higher mathematics II, DZS, Ljubljana 1975 (in Slo
vene).



P. Mizori
-
Oblak: Mathematics for engineering and natural science students, Part 2, Faculty of
Mechanical Engineering, Ljubljana 1986 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count

for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
10

Course description




Course title:

Electrical engineering materials

Course No:

4001.229

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 3
rd
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lectu
rer:
Anton Hamler


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction: division of materials, properties definition, testing standardisation.

Metallic materials: crystal
structure, anisotropy, cold
-
remodelling, alloys, melting, iron, copper, aluminium,
special alloys, materials for contacts and resistors.

Semiconductors materials: properties, purification technologies and composition of mono
-
crystals, doping
technologies,
monolithic and multilayer technologies.

Magnetic materials: basic classification, magnetic properties, magnetic material composition technologies,
soft magnetic materials, hard magnetic materials.

Insulation materials: properties, dielectric strength and d
ielectric materials, insulation class, inorganic and
organic insulation materials, plastics processing, insulation and impregnation lacquers, impregnation
technologies, insulation system.

Corrosion: ranks of corrosion, corrosion protection.

Materials with
special properties: superconducting materials, Hall effect, magnetostriction, electrostriction,
piezoelectricity, conducting polymers.



Literature:



B. Hribernik: Materials in electrical engineering, Module Metal materials, Faculty of Technical
Sciences,
Maribor 1994 (in Slovene).



B. Hribernik: Introduction to magnetic materials, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1991 (in
Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Writ
ten examination
Course description

11


Course title:

Digital engineering

Course No:

4001.034

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 3
rd
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Zmago Brezočnik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction: hardware design process, digital systems, digital system representation and implementation.

Binary nu
mbers and codes: number systems, binary arithmetic, binary codes.

Boolean algebra: definition of Boolean algebra, Boolean functions, basic properties of the Boolean
algebra, examples of Boolean algebra, switching circuits.

Canonical forms of switching func
tions: minterms, CDNF, maxterms, CCNF, two
-
level combinational logic
circuits, functional complete systems of switching functions.

Minimisation of switching functions: algebraic simplification, minimisation with Boolean cubes, Karnaugh's
method, Veitch's m
ethod, Quine
-
McCluskey's method, CAD tools.

Multilevel combinational circuits: synthesis of multilevel logic, delays of logic gates, hazards.

Special switching functions: decomposable, symmetric, monotone, threshold switching functions and
partial derivati
ve of a switching function.

Structural switching circuits: PAL, PLA, multiplexer, demultiplexer, decoder, read
-
only memory.

Sequential circuits: latches, flip
-
flops and their characteristic equations, state transition table and state
transition diagram, mo
del of a sequential circuit, analysis of a synchronous sequential circuit, structural
sequential circuits.

Finite
-
state machines (FSMs): Mealy and Moore machine, synthesis of FSMs, relations and
transformations between FSMs.

Optimisation of FSMs: state min
imisation of a FSM, state assignment, selection of flip
-
flops, serial and
parallel decomposition.


Literature:



Z.

Brezočnik: Switching structures and systems, working material (in Slovene).



J. Virant:
Logic bases of deciding and memorizing in computer systems, Faculty of Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Ljubljana1990

(in Slovene)
.



R. H. Katz: Contemporary Logic D
esign, The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1994.



J. P. Hayes: Digital Logic Design, Addison
-
Wesley, 1993.



Z. Kohavi: Switching and Finite Automata Theory, McGraw
-
Hill, 1970.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in expe
rimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
12

Course description




Course title:

Signals

Course No:

4001.295

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 3
rd
-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

9



Lecturer:
Bogomir Horvat


Status of th
e course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction to signals, systems, and transforms; signal and system view of physical phenomena, time
and frequency representations of signals, s
ignal classes, system description and solution, convolution,
impulse function, Fourier transform, forward and inverse Fourier transform, transform of an impulse, odd
-
symmetric function, transform properties, time domain methods, frequency domain methods, r
elationship
between methods, anaysis of discrete
-
time signals and systems, sampling and periodicity, discrete time,
discrete frequency, Fourier interpretations of functions, correlation and convolution, filter design
techniques, windowing, lowpass and high
pass filters, statistical analysis of signals, transmission of digital
signals, transmission of analog signals.


Literature:



Z. Brezočnik, B. Horvat: Signal transmission, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1991 (in Slovene).



A. V. Oppenheim, A. S. Willsky: Signals and Systems, Prentice
-
Hall, 1983.



H. D. Lüke: Signal
-
übertragung, Springer Verlag, 1993 (in German).



B. Sklar: D
igital Communications


Fundamentals and Applications, Prentice
-
Hall, 1988.



A. V. Oppenheimer, R. W. Schafer: Discrete
-
time signal processing, Prentice
-
Hall, 1999.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in computer laboratory


Examination method:
Written examination
Course description

13


Course title:

Measurements

Course No:

4001.228

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 3
rd

-

Fall

2
nd

/ 4
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 0 P

0 L / 4 P

ECTS credits:

5

5



Lecturer:
Jože Koprivnikar


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Introduction: fields of measurement, measurement as process of signal transmission, response of
measurement equip
ment in time and frequency domain.


System of units: international system of units.


Measurement and error: definitions, accuracy and precision, limiting errors and problems.


Elements of measurement chain, measurement transformers, circuits, amplifiers an
d transducers.


Electrical measurement instruments: general information about instruments, errors. Reference terms:
analogous instruments, sort of instruments, use of classical instruments for electrical and magnetic
quantity’s, digital instruments, elemen
ts and methods for digital measurements, time and frequency
measurements, digital measurement of electrical quantity, analogue and digital oscilloscope, logic and
spectrum analyser, virtual measurement.


Automation in measurement, computer
-
aided
-
measuremen
t, standardisation of measurement
connections, measurement software.


Literature:



F. Bergelj: Introduction to measurements, ZAFER, 1992 (in Slovene).



E. Schrüfer: Elektrische Messtechnik, Hanser Verlag, München 1988 (in German).



L. Mikola, M. Golob: Elec
trical measurements, Collected material for laboratory exercises, Faculty of
Technical Sciences, Maribor 1993 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory, written measurement reports


Examin
ation method:
Written and oral examination
14

Course description




Course title:

Mathematics IV

Course No:

4001.131

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 4
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Gorazd Lešnjak


Status of the course in the st
udy program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Special functions: Euler’s gamma and beta functions, Legendre’s differential equation and polynomials,
Bessel’s differential equation and Bessel’s functions, ort
hogonal systems of functions.


Functions of complex variable: analytic functions, integration in complex plane, series, residuum,
mappings.


Integral transformations: Fourier transformation (definition, convolution and Parseval’s equation, Fourier
sine and

cosine transformation), Laplace transformation (definition and basic formulas, applications).


Partial differential equations


equations of mathematical physics (classification, wave equation, diffusion
equation, wave equation in two dimensions


Helmhol
tz’s equation, Laplace’s equation


potential,
solving by integral transformations).


Calculus of variations (basic examples, functional, isoperimetric problem).


Calculus of probability (basic notions, random variable and distributions, moments).


Literat
ure:



I. Vidav: Higher mathematics II, DZS, Ljubljana 1975 (in Slovene).



I. Vidav: Higher mathematics III, DZS, Ljubljana 1976 (in Slovene).



P. Mizori
-
Oblak: Mathematics for engineering and natural science students, Part 3, Faculty of
Mechanical Engineerin
g, Ljubljana 1986 (in Slovene).



Z. Bohte: Numerical analysis, DMFA, Ljubljana 1975

(in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination)


Examination method:
Written
and oral examination
Course description

15


Course title:

Introduction to electronics

Course No:

4001.230

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 4
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Mitja Solar


Status of the course in the study program:


Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

Semiconductor materials, valence bonds, energy bands, intrinsic carrier concentration, donors and
acceptors, thermal equilibrium condition, carrier transport phenomena, p
-
n j
unction, Schottky barrier
diode, tunnel diode, photodiode and solar cell, light
-
emitting diode, laser diode, impatt diode, gunn diode,
bipolar devices, unipolar devices (JFET, MESFET, MOSFET), thyristor, triac, IGBT, operational
amplifiers.


Literature:



J. Furlan: Introduction to non
-
linear elements, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



S. Amon, J. Furlan: Collection of problems from the introduction to non
-
linear elements, Faculty of
Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



B
. Zajc: Semiconductor elements, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



Wedam: Electronics I, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



P. Šuhel: Operational amplifier, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Sl
ovene).



Horvat, Š. Greif: Electronics


collection of problems, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor (in
Slovene).

For practical exercises:



T. Dogša and others: Round practice, VIS, 3. and 4. semester, option Electronics, academic year
1992/93, Faculty o
f Technical Sciences, Maribor 1992 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
16

Course description




Course title:

Electromechanical converters

Course No:

4001.1
33

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 4
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Ivan Zagradišnik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course sylla
bus:

Introduction: magnetic field, excitation of windings, induced voltage, forces and torque, conversion of
electrical power in the electrical or mechanical power, losses, efficiency, heating and cooling.


Transformer: elements of construction, ideal and
real single
-
phase transformer, three
-
phase transformer,
particular transformer types.


Induction machines: constructional features and principle of operation, starting of motors and speed
control, induction generator, particular types of motors, single
-
pha
se induction motors.


Synchronous machines: constructional features and principle of operation, operating on stiff supply,
approximately handling of saturated machine, excitation systems and use of permanent magnets,
reluctance and step motors.


Commutator

machines: constructional features and principle of operation, armature reaction, problems of
commutation, DC commutator machine configurations, speed control, single
-
phase commutator motor,
servomotors.


Literature:



Zagradišnik: Electromechanical convert
ers, Maribor (in Slovene).



P. Jereb: Introduction to electrical machines, Ljubljana (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

17


Course titl
e:

Signals

Course No:

4001.308

Year/Semester:

2
nd

/ 4
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

9



Lecturer:
Žarko Čučej


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


Course syllabus:

a)

Analog signals

Basics, application of signal theory, basic signals and their description, linear space, norms (energy,

power, and agility), inner product, correlation, expression of signals by orthonormal functions, Walsh
function, linear system and convolution, spectral presentation of signals, harmonic waveforms,
presentation in time and frequency space, phasors, Fourie
r series, Fourier transformation, Laplace
transformation, application of Fourier transformation. Analog filters. Introduction, classification,
transformation of lowpass filter to other filters, unified filters design, optimal filters (Butterworth,
Chebishe
v, Bessel), active filters.

b)

Stochastic signals

Basics of set theory and probability, random variables, function of random variables, statistical
averages, ergodic random process, correlation, noise, typology, properties, sampling and estimation,
maximum

likelihood estimation.

c)

Discrete signals

Introduction. Discrete
-
time signals: sequences, basic of discrete
-
time systems. Sampling of
continuous
-
time signals. Periodic sampling, frequency domain representation. Discrete Fourier
transformation, introducti
on, representation of periodic sequences, properties of discrete Fourier
sequences, sampling the Fourier transform, Fourier presentation of finite
-
duration sequences,
discrete linear and circular convolution, discrete correlation. Digital filters. Introdu
ction, basic
principles in definitions, z
-
transformation, design discrete
-
time IIR filters from continuos filters,
frequency transformation of lowpass IIR filters, computer
-
aided design of IIR filters, design of FIR
filters by windowing comments on IIR and

FIR digital filter.


Literature:



A. V. Oppenheim, R. W. Schofer: Zeitdiskrete Signalverarbeitung (Digital Signal Processing), R.
Oldenburg, München 1992 (in German).
(Prentice
-
Hall, 1975).



Chen C. H.: Signal Processing Handbook, Marcel Dekker Inc., N. Y
ork 1988.



H. Kwakkernak, R. Sivan: An introduction to the analysis and processing of signals (third edition),
McMillan Press, 1991.



E. Schrüfer: Signal
-

verarbeitung: Hanser, München 1990 (in German).



C. H. Chen: Signal Processing Handbook, Marcel Dekker
Inc., N. York 1988.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
18

Course description




Course title:

Systems theory

Course No:

5610.060

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course
type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Rajko Svečko


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:

Fundamental continuous
-
time signals and systems, properties of continuous
-
time systems, Fourier an
d
Laplace transformation.

Input
-
output models of continuous
-
time systems: impulse response, linear differential equation, transfer
and system function, graphical models, Routh and Hurwitz stability criteria.

State
-
space variables, equivalent systems, stat
e
-
space equations solution, transfer matrix, controllability,
observability, Ljapunov’s stability method.

Fundamental discrete
-
time signals and systems, A/D in D/A conversion, properties of discrete
-
time
systems, Z
-
transformation.

Input
-
output models of di
screte
-
time systems: impulse response, linear difference equation, discrete
transfer and system function, graphical models, discrete approximation of continuous
-
time systems, Jury
stability criteria.

Discrete state
-
space variables, discrete approximation o
f continuous
-
time systems, equivalent systems,
state
-
space equations solution, discrete transfer matrix, relations between transfer matrix and impulse
responses matrix, controllability, observability, Ljapunov’s stability method.


Literature:



T. Zo
rič, Đonlagić, R.Svečko: Theory of linear continuous
-
time systems, Faculty of Technical
Sciences, Maribor 1994 (in Slovene).



R. Svečko, T. Zorič: Theory of linear discrete systems, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1995 (in
Slovene).



T. H. Glisson: In
troduction to System Analysis, McGraw
-
Hill.



R. Unbehauen: Sytemtheorie, R. Oldenbourg Verlag, München Wien 1990 (in German).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Two optional written colloquies (count for a written examination),
work in
experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

19


Course title:

Industrial electronics I

Course No:

5610.158

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:

Miro Milanović


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation, available in English
to Erasmus students


Course syllabus:

Introduction

The beginning of electronics. Silicon pl
anar technology.


Transistors amplifiers

Equivalent circuits, hybrid PI model, T model, two port terminal circuits, operational amplifiers, internal
structure of operational amplifiers, differential stage, direct coupled amplifiers, biasing of the transis
tor
amplifiers, small signal model.


Operational amplifier applications

Inverting circuits, non
-
inverting circuits, non
-
ideal properties of operational amplifiers, DC problems.


The filters

Lowpass filters, highpass filters, passband filter and bandstop fi
lters, Butterworth filters, Chebyshe filters,
inverse Chebyshe filters, eliptic filters, complex variable transformation.


The filter circuits

First order lowpass, highpass ... filters, second order lowpass, highpass ... filters, switching capacitor
filter
s.


The oscillators

The Barkhausen criterion, RC oscillators, phase shift oscillators, piezoelectric oscillators.


The function generator

Bi
-
stable circuits, unstable circuits, mono
-
stable circuits.


Literature:



M. Milanović: Analog integrated circuits in industrial electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, Maribor 1999 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examinat
ion method:
Written and oral examination
20

Course description




Course title:

Logic control engineering

Course No:

5610.375

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Martin Terbuc


Status of the course in
the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation, available in English
to Erasmus students


Course syllabus:

Basic conceptions and definitions: classification of control systems, processing of informatio
n.

Combination circuits: standard elements.

Sequential circuits: memory elements, analysis and synthesis.

Design of electrical controls: structure of controls, fix
-
wired and programmable controls, sketch of
controls, function plan, combination and step con
trols.

Components of electrical controls.

Scooping and input data converters, information output and actuators.

Components of pneumatic and hydraulic controls.

Programmable controls: hardware elements, software characteristics, program planning principle,
programming methods, contact


logical plan, locating and extermination of errors, man
-
machine
connection, distributed control systems, superior systems of process control.

Modern controls concepts: basis of fuzzy sets used for control and realisation with

microprocessors and
special circuits. Basis of neural networks and realisation with microprocessors and special circuits.

Complex automation of industrial processes: planning, control structures, explanation of terms CAD,
CAM, CIM.

Examples of process aut
omation.

Exercises include realisation of sequential controls with logical elements and PLCs, controls using fuzzy
logic, simulation on the control computer for the controls using neural networks, realisation of process
automation.


Literature:



Lecture no
tes (in Slovene).



E. Kiker: Logic control engineering (in Slovene).



R. Cajhen: Memory programmable computer systems (in Slovene).



R. Cajhen: Modern electronic control systems (in Slovene).



T. Tilli: Automatisierung mit Fuzzy
-
Logik (in German).



J. Zupan: Ne
uronal Networks for Chemist.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

21


Course title:

Control system components

Course No:

5610.307

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/

5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

5



Lecturer:
Boris Tovornik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:

I
ntroduction, definitions, components classification, modern control systems realisation problems,
computer automation components. Actuators and theirs use in control systems. Drive components, drive
classification (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic), positi
on sensors, power interfaces and actuators. Valves:
classification, principles, definitions, characteristics, applications, intelligent valves, selection of the
valves. Actuators in a control loop. Pumps in a control system, principles, characteristics, va
lves and
pumps in control loops. Industrial controllers, proportional area, experimental parameter tuning. Interfaces
(electrical, pneumatic). Process values presentation, systems for hand control. Technological schemes
and related element denotation.


Lit
erature:



D. Đonlagić, B. Tovornik: Control valves, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Maribor 1997 (in Slovene).



R. Karba:
Control system components, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ljubljana 1994
(in Slovene).


Teaching methods
:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
22

Course description




Course title:

Sensors

Course No:

5610.231

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2
P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Denis Đonlagić


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:

Introduction


Introduction to sensors, legal measurement units and measurement unit system, symb
ols and
designations, trends of development.


Measurement transducers: basic conception and definitions, measurement chain and definition of
measurement chain components, basic measurement circuits, structural schemes, construction of
measurement chains, i
nterference in measurement chains, dynamic properties, resolution, hysteresis,
non
-
linearity, errors, sensitivity, reliability and safety.


Basic measurement transducers (principles of operation, basic design of transducers):
resistive, inductive,

capac
itive, electrodynamics, piezoelectric in photo
-
electric, pyroelectric, transducers, etc.


Measurements of physical parameters: strain, displacement, rotation and angle measurements, gyros,
rotation rate, angular velocity, liner vibrations, circular vibra
tion and acceleration, force, momentum and
power, time measurements, etc.



Measurements of process parameters: measurements of temperatures, measurements of pressure, flow
measurements, fluid level measurements and level switches.


Literature:



D. Đonlagić, D. Đonlagić: Measurements of temperature and pressure (in Slovene).



D. Đonlagić, D. Đonlagić: Fluid flow measurements (in Slovene).



D. Đonlagić, M. Završnik, D. Đonlagić: Photonics


introduction chapters (in Slovene).



Jeglič, J. Drnovšek, D.
Fefer: Process measurement engineering,
Faculty of Electrical and Computer
Engineering
, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



G. W. Schanz: Sensoren, Hüting Verlag Braunschweig, 1986 (in German).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in ex
perimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

23


Course title:

Control systems I

Course No:

5610.159

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Karel Jezernik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:



Basic elements of linear continuous systems closed
-
loop control, basic elements and signals.



Continuous contro
l systems (open
-
loop control, closed
-
loop control, control system with time delay
element, characteristic equation, dynamic and static control error, state space description, observers).



Stability analysis of control systems (basic design criteria, explici
t methods, characteristic equation,
Routh, Hurwitz, root locus, Nyquist, bilinear transformation, Bode plot).



Design methods in continuous control systems (design criteria, compensation, PI
-
controller, PD
-
controller, comparison between PI and PD
-
controller
, cascade control, control of systems with time
delay, root locus, dead
-
beat control).



Design of continuous control systems in state space (analytical description in state space, pole
placement, controllability and observability, control with deadbeat, mod
al control systems).



Literature:



K. Jezernik: Control theory I, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor (in Slovene).



M. Antauer: Control, collection of problems, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor (in Slovene).



B. Zupančič: Continuous systems, Part 1
,
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
, Ljubljana
1992 (in Slovene).



B. Zupančič: Continuous systems, Part 2,
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
, Ljubljana
1992 (in Slovene).



J. J. D'Azzo: Linear Control System Analysis and Design, Mc
Graw
-
Hill, 1979.



D. C. Dorf: Modern Control Systems, Addison
-
Wesley Publishing Company, 1986.



O. Föllinger: Regelungstehnik, R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 1982 (in German).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental labora
tory, two optional written colloquies (count for a
written examination)


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
24

Course description




Course title:

Industrial electronics II

Course No:

5610.164

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/W
eek:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Miro Milanović


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation, available in English
to Erasmus students


Course syllabus:

Semiconduc
tor devices

Diodes, Schottky diode, SCR, GTO, BJT, MOS FET, IGBT.


The rectifier circuits

Rectifier circuits with resistive, inductive and capacitative loads, phase
-
shifted SCR rectifiers, two
-
quadrant operation of the SCR rectifier, commutations, poly
-
p
hase SCR rectifier circuits.



Inverters

Force commutated circuits, McMurray circuits, transistor inverters, single
-
phase inverters, three
-
phase
inverters, modulation techniques.


DC
-
DC inverters

Buck converter, boost converters, buck
-
boost conver
ters, Čuk’s converter, continuous conduction and
discontinuous conduction modes of DC to DC converter.


Dynamics analysis, injected
-
absorbed current method, state
-
space averaging method.


Literature:



M. Milanović: Introduction to power electronics, Facul
ty of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science, Maribor (in Slovene).



F. Mihalič: Exercises from power electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Maribor (in Slovene).



R. Cajhen: Thyristor converters with forced commutation, Fa
culty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

25


Course title:

Simulation

Course No:

5610.163

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/

6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Peter Cafuta


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation, available in Engli
sh
to Erasmus students


Course syllabus:

Introduction: definitions, aims, economy, references.


Modelling: analogy, realisation, validation, verification.


Analog simulation and computing: operation circuits, analog computer, analog simulation methods.


Sc
aling: model preparation, amplitude, time scale selection.


Differential Equation (DE) solving: classification, procedures, limitations.


Hybrid simulation and computing: hybrid circuits, hybrid computer, hybrid simulation methods.


Digital simulation and
computing: model discretization, emulation, simulation languages.


Numerical computation methods: analytic
-
numeric procedure, integration, DE numerical methods.


Partial DE solving: equation types, initial and boundary conditions, discretization, finite el
ement approach.


Discrete problems: modelling of Q processes, problems, and simulation languages.


Simulation in robotics: modelling, task programming, simulation, animation.


Literature:



R. McHaney: Computer Simulation, AP, 1991.



P. P. J. van den Bosch:
Modelling, Identification and Simulation of Dynamical Systems, CRC, 1994.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
26

Course description




Course title:

Process modelling

Cou
rse No:

5610.160

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Boris Tovornik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:

Introduction. Generally model theory, groups of physical models, models and process classification.

General models of dynamical systems. One input/output system modelling, multi
-
input/output system
modelling, methodolo
gy and construction of models, variations principle for static and dynamic,
Lagrange’s transformations.

Dynamics of mechanical systems, Newton’s dynamics, work and potential energy, ideal elements of
mechanical systems, general coordinate, Lagrange’s equat
ions, models of robotics subsystems,
examples.

Dynamics of rigid bodies systems.

Electromagnetic systems, passive and active elements of electromagnetic systems, electromechanical
analogy, Hammilton principle and Lagranges equations for electrical circuits
.

Electromechanical systems, Raylegh’s loss function, mechanical forces of electrical origin, predominating
electrical and magnetic field.

Space concentrated processes, reservoirs of liquids and level vessels, gas and steam vessels,
linearisation, exampl
es.

Fluid flow, dynamics of fluid pipeline, dynamic property, calculation, examples.

Gas flow and steam flow systems, gas and steam flow dynamic, examples.

Boiling processes, heat crossing through walls, radiation, industrial furnace, processes with distri
buted
parameters, heat exchangers.

Process modelling of motion, dosage, transport and material storage.


Literature:



J. R. Leigh: Modelling and simulation. Peter Pelegrimu Ltd. 1983.



V. Kecman: Process dynamics, Zagreb 1985 (in Croatian).



A. Salih
begović: Dynamic systems modelling, Svetlost, Sarajevo 1985 (in Croatian).



D. A. Wells: Lagrangian dynamics, Schaum's outline series, McGraw Hill, 1987.



K. Arczewski: Mathematical Modelling of Mechanical Complex Systems. Ellis Howard Ltd, 1993.



T. Zorič: L
ecture notes (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

27


Course title:

Seminar I

Course No:

5610.309

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Cou
rse type:

Seminar

Hours/Week:

3 S

ECTS credits:

4



Lecturer:
Boris Curk


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Automation


Course syllabus:

Topics of the seminars cover the foll
owing courses: Systems theory, Industrial electronics I, Logic control
engineering, Control systems components, Sensors, Control systems I, Industrial electronics II,
Simulation, Process modelling. Titles and abstracts of seminars are given at the start of

the semester.
Each student selects one title.


Literature:
Depends on the seminar selected


Teaching methods:
Seminar


Personal work required:
Public seminar presentation


Examination method:
28

Course description




Course title:

Nonlinear electronics

Course No:

5510.172

Year/
Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

4 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Tomaž Dogša


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Cours
e syllabus:

Characteristics of electrical elements: classification of network elements and circuits, characteristics of
two and three
-
terminal elements, incremental matrices, passive and active non
-
linear elements, graphical
transformation of characterist
ics, examples of multiterminal elements.


Analysis of non
-
linear resistive networks: equations deriving, operating point, input, output and transfer
characteristics, analytical and graphical methods, piecewise
-
linear analysis.


Synthesis of non
-
linear resi
stive networks: synthesis of biasing networks, synthesis of input
characteristics, synthesis of two
-
port transfer characteristics, synthesis of functional network.


Analysis of dynamic non
-
linear networks: deriving normal
-
form equations, trajectories of so
lutions,
equilibrium states, autonomous first
-
order non
-
linear networks, the piecewise
-
linear approach, analysis of
switching networks, phenomena of chaos.


Synthesis of dynamic non
-
linear networks: time
-
varying generators, monostable, astable and bistable

multivibrators.


Literature:



L. Chua : Non
-
linear network theory, McGraw Hill 1969.



N. Basarič: A collection of problems from non
-
linear electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Ljubljana 1980 (in Slovene).



L. O.Chua, C.A.Desoer, E.S.Kuh: Linear a
nd Non
-
linear Circuits, McGraw
-
Hill, 1987.



J. Nossek: Schaltungstechnik 1, 2, Technische Universität München, 1990 (in German).



T. Dogša: Non
-
linear electronics


collected material (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work requir
ed:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

29


Course title:

Circuit analysis theory

Course No:

5510.303

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lectur
er:
Zdravko Kačič


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:

Definition of linear circuit, RLC elements, representations of signals, dependent sources, b
asics of circuit
topology, nodal and loop transformation matrices, Dirac impulse and the impulse response as circuit
characteristics.


Basics of circuit topology, two
-
port networks, parameters of two
-
port networks, interconnection of two
-
ports networks, n
-
ports networks.


Equivalent two
-
ports networks


circuit model, input and transfer functions of two
-
port networks.


Reciprocity, potential unstability, optimisation of power transfer, classification of two
-
port networks.


Linear circuits with operation a
mplifier: equivalent circuit, basic circuits with operational amplifier.


Laplace transformation: definition and properties, the gate function and Dirac impulse, inverse
transformation, zeros and poles of function F(s), initial and final values, circuit a
nalysis in space, transfer
function, Bode diagram, Fourier transformation.


Literature:



J. Mlakar: Introduction to electrical circuits and signals, Ljubljana 1986 (in Slovene).



M. Vehovec: Linear electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana 1
982 (in Slovene).



J. W. Nilsson: Electric Circuits, Addison
-
Wesley Publishing Company, 1990.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
30

Course description




Course title:

Co
ntrol theory

Course No:

5510.304

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Karel Jezernik


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering
study program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:



Introduction.



Control system with constant reference value, tracking control systems.



Mathematical model, block diagram.



State space approach, dynamical behaviour of control systems, input
-
output and vec
tor differential
equation, time domain approach.



Transfer function, design of transfer function of connected systems, open loop and closed loop transfer
function, frequency response, basic elements of control.



Linearisation of non
-
linear systems, digital s
imulation



Stability criteria, characteristic equation, root locus.



Design of control systems


numerical methods (Hurwitz, Routh).



Design of control systems


graphical methods (Nyquist, Bode plot).



Design criteria, constrains and feedback performance crit
eria, steady
-
state performance


accuracy,
system types


unity feedback configuration, transient performance


speed of response.



State space control: root locus method, design using desired pole region.



Discrete time system analysis: why digital compens
ator, A/D and D/A conversion, Z
-
transform.



PID controllers: PID controllers in industrial processes, digital PID controllers, problems.


Literature:



K. Jezernik: Control theory I, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor (in Slovene).



M. Antauer, K. Jezerni
k: Control, A collection of problems, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor (in
Slovene).



R. Cajhen: Control, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana (in Slovene).



Chen: Analog and digital control system design, Sanders college publishing, Harcourt B
race
Jovanovich college publishers, 1993.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

31


Course title:

Measurements in electronics

Course No:

5510.036

Year/
Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Mitja Solar


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Cours
e syllabus:

Measurements in linear systems


signals and systems in time and frequency domains. Instrumentation
amplifiers, sensors for transducers, structure of measurement systems. AC voltmeters, RF voltmeters.
Frequency
-
standard instruments, electronic
counters, time
-
measurement instruments. Oscilloscopes


structure and applications. Signal, function, pulse and RF generators. Frequency analysers, distortion
meters, instrument noise, logic analysers.


Literature:



J. Trontelj: Measurements in electroni
cs,
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
, Ljubljana
1985 (in Slovene).



Schrüfer: Elektrische Messtechnik, Messungen elektrischer und nichtelektrischer Grösen, Carl Hanser
Verlag, München Wien 1992 (in German).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practic
al


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
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Course description




Course title:

Electronic circuits I

Course No:

5510.220

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 4 P

E
CTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Rudolf Babič


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:

Amplifier circuits and systems: basis properties of the amplifier cir
cuits, classification and representation
of amplifiers, general transfer function, non
-
linearity, frequency response characteristics.


Small signal amplifiers, basis BJT and FET transistor amplifier circuits, cascaded amplifiers, differential
amplifier.


O
perational amplifiers: types of operational amplifiers and their architectures, integrated operational
amplifier structure, characteristics, basis circuits and applications.


Feedback amplifiers: analysis of feedback amplifiers, properties of negative feed
back, stability and
response of feedback amplifiers, frequency compensation, the application of feedback technique in the
operational amplifier circuits.


Frequency response of amplifiers: the analysis of amplifier circuits at low and high frequencies, wid
eband
amplifiers, wideband integrated amplifiers, transimpedance amplifiers.


Large signal amplifiers: amplifier classification, basic circuits, push
-
pull complementary circuits, integrated
circuits power amplifiers, power supplies.


Literature:



P. Biljan
ović: Electronic circuits, Školska knjiga , Zagreb 1990 (in Croatian).



J. Millman, A. Grabel: Microelectronics, Mc Graw
-
Hill, 1987.



U. Tietze, Ch. Schenk: Halbleiter Schaltungstechnik, Springer Verlag, 1993 (in German).



U. Tietze, Ch. Schenk: Electronic
circuits, Springer Verlag, 1991.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

33


Course title:

Computer
-
aided network design

Course No:

5510.174

Year/Semeste
r:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

8



Lecturer:
Tomaž Dogša


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:

General properties of a network design: the network design model, generic approach to simulation.


Simulation of analog circuits: SPICE simulator, modelling, polynomial regression, node analysis, non
-
linear DC circuits analysis, transient analysis, convergence problem solving, tableau analysis.


Sensitivity analysis: analytical method, perturbation met
hod, analysis by adjoint network.


Tolerance analysis: analytical method, worst
-
case analysis, tolerance analysis by the sensitivity
approach, Monte Carlo analysis, tolerance design.


Simulation of logic circuits: characteristic of logic simulators, simula
tion of logic circuits with analog
simulators, analog
-
digital circuits simulation.


Advanced chapters: optimisation, placement and routing, autorouter.


Literature:



Calahan: Computer Aided Network Design, McGraw Hill, 1972.



F. Bratkovič: Computer
-
aided ci
rcuit design


sensitivity and optimisation, Faculty of Electrical
Engineering, Ljubljana 1992 (in Slovene).



Tuma: Circuit analysis with SPICE, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana 1992 (in Slovene).



T. Dogša: Computer
-
aided circuit design, intern
al material, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, Maribor (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in computer laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
34

Course description




Course title:

Digital
structures

Course No:

5510.173

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Bogomir Horvat


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering s
tudy program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:

Combinational circuit design and sequential circuit design with programmable logic devices, analysis and
synthesis of synchronous sequential circuits, simplification of sequential circuits, the algorithmi
c state
machine method, modular combinational and sequential logic, linear sequential circuits, analysis and
synthesis of asynchronous sequential circuits.


Literature:



Z. Brezočnik: Switching structures and systems, working material, Faculty of Electrical

Engineering
and Computer Science, Maribor 1995 (in Slovene).



R. H. Katz: Contemporary Logic Design, The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1994.



J. P. Hayes: Digital Logic Design, Addison
-
Wesley, 1993.



V. P. Nelson: Digital Circuit Analysis & Design, P
rentice
-
Hall, 1995.



Janez Stergar, Bogomir Horvat: Digital Structures


Guidelines for Computer Exercises, Faculty of
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor 1997 (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Wo
rk in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

35


Course title:

Software engineering practice

Course No:

5510.305

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 6
th

-

Spring

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lectu
rer:
Tomaž Dogša


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Electronics


Course syllabus:

Internet: client/server concept, network topologies, Internet services (E
-
mail, FTP, WWW, Usenet),

search
engines, security.


LINUX operating system.


Software engineering: concept of quality, programming languages, project planning, methods for complex
system description, requirement analysis, design, implementation (C
-
language).


Software verificatio
n: basic definitions, test completion criteria, pass/fail criteria, test case description,
testing strategies, test planning, testing tools, reliability estimation, case study, software maintenance.


Literature:



S. Divjak: UNIX, Faculty of Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Ljubljana 1994 (in Slovene).



S. L. Pfleeger: Software Engineering, Theory and Practice, Prentice
-
Hall, Inc.



T. Dogša: Verification and validation of software, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Maribor 1993.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, p
ractical


Personal work required:
Work in computer laboratory


Examination method:
Oral examination
36

Course description




Course title:

Control engineering

Course No:

5710.110

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Drago Dolinar


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Power Engineering, available in
English to Erasmus students


Course syllabus:

Introduction to control systems. Ma
thematical models of systems. State variable models, state variables
of dynamic systems, state differential equation, time response and state transition matrix, analysis of state
variable models using Matlab. Transformation of state equations to a transfer

function in an input
-
output
domain. Analysis of systems in input
-
output domains. Transformation of the input
-
output models to state
equations, equivalent systems. Feedback control systems characteristics. The performance of the
feedback control systems. R
oot locus method. Stability of linear feedback systems. Frequency response
methods, frequency response plots, Bode and Nyquist diagrams, performance specifications in the
frequency domain, frequency response methods using Matlab. Stability in the frequency

domain. Stability
in the frequency domain using Matlab. Design of the feedback control systems, phase
-
lead design using
Bode diagram, cascade compensation control, control system design using Matlab. Digital control
systems, sampled
-
data systems, the Z
-
tr
ansformation, closed
-
loop feedback sampled
-
data systems,
digital control using Matlab.


Literature:



D. Dolinar: Dynamics and control o linear, Maribor 1997 (in lovene).



R. Cajhen: Con
trol, Ljubljana (in lovene).



D. Matko: Discrete control systems, Ljubljana (in lovene).



B. Zupančič: Computer systems in process control (in Slovene).



P. Šega: Control and systems (in Slovene).


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Written and oral examination
Course description

37


Course title:

Electric power transmission

Course No:

5710.297

Ye
ar/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 3 P

ECTS credits:

7



Lecturer:
Franc Jakl


Status of the course in the study program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Power Engineeri
ng


Course syllabus:

Electric power networks: basic definitions, categories, types of networks, structural conditions of networks
in Slovenia and abroad.

Principles of three
-
phase AC transmission.

Non
-
symmetry, principles of transposition of conductors.

El
ectromagnetic impacts of electric lines to the environment, reduction factor of protection wires.

Characteristics of overhead transmission and distribution lines and cables.

Equation of conductor's thermal condition, thermal loadability of conductors and c
ables.

Theory of electric power lines (short, medium and long lines, equivalent


and T circuits).

Transmission o electrical energy (real and ideal lines, conditions during transmission o surge impedance
loading).

Design and

sizing o lines.

Problems o non
-
elastic stretching o conductors (creep).

Mechanical problems o conductors (mechanical vibrations, protective measures against ageing o
material).

Compensation o non
-
elastic stretching, construction methods, calculation

o sags in stationary and non
-
stationary conditions (short circuits).

Development aspects, principles o long
-
distance DC transmission.


Literature:



M. Plaper: Electric power networks, Part I, Ljubljana 1974, Part II Ljubljana 1975, Part III Ljubljana
-
Ma
ribor 1977

(in Slovene)
.



F. Jakl: Proceedings of professional papers, reports and study expert valuations

(in Slovene)
.



F. Jakl: Scripts, 1997

(in Slovene)
.



J. Marušič, F. Jakl: Planning and forming of landscape corridors for electric power transmission and
pipelines, 1998

(in Slovene)
.


Teaching methods:
Lectures, practical


Personal work required:
Work in experimental laboratory


Examination method:
Oral exa
mination
38

Course description




Course title:

Numerical methods in electrical power engineering

Course No:

5710.298

Year/Semester:

3
rd

/ 5
th

-

Fall

Course type:

Lecture/Practical

Hours/Week:

3 L / 2 P

ECTS credits:

6



Lecturer:
Mladen Trlep


Status of the course in the study

program:

Compulsory course of the Electrical Engineering study program


option Power Engineering


Course syllabus:

Basic notations in numerical methods, errors, condition, convergence, stability.


Curve fitting, interpolation, approximation, numerical d
ifferentiation and integration.


Systems of linear equations, direct and iterative methods and matrix eigenvalue problems.


Non
-
linear equations and systems of non
-
linear equations, iterative solving methods and convergence.


Ordinary differential equation