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
32
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
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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
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