420-8320/01 – Electrical Engineering (EE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Electrical EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Stanislav Kocman, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Stanislav Kocman, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
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KOC61 doc. Ing. Stanislav Kocman, Ph.D.
KOL62 doc. Ing. Václav Kolář, Ph.D.
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Full-time Graded credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. The aim is to acquaint students with the basic laws of electrical engineering, electrical circuits, measurement of electrical parameters, semiconductor equipment, electrical equipment and transformers.Students will be able to solve simple electric circuits, measure basic electrical quantities and to focus on practical applications of the studied areas. 2. The aim is also to acquire basic knowledge of the area to enable good orientation and the ability of professional communication.The acquired knowledge can be used in practice or in a subsequent study.

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Students will deepen knowledge gained in physics subjects from the area of basic electric principles and simple electric circuits. They are acquainted with safety and health protection at work with electric current. They will deepen knowledge of alternate electric circuits, measuring, magnetic circuits, basics of electric devices, basics of semiconductor technology and transformers. The aim of the subject is to gain basic knowledge from given area enables good orientation and ability of professional communication.

Compulsory literature:

1. Govindasamy, K.: Electrical Engineering, Theory I, Tamilnadu textbook corporation, 2010 2.Hezman, Stephen L.: Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, 5. edition, 2011, ISBN-13:978-1-111-53915-3 3. Kocman, S.: Electrical Engineering in Mining, skriptum VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2004, ISBN 80-248-0804-8 4. Boldea, I., Nasar, S. A.: Electric Drives. CRC Press, London, New York, Washington D. S., 1999

Recommended literature:

1. Merz, H.: Electric Machines and Drives. 214 p., part 1 to 8, VDE Verlag, Berlin und Offenbach 2002, ISBN 3-8007-2602-5 2. Syllabus and study materials of lectures and exercises from the teacher 3. Internet links, professional corporate manuals 4. Ray, A. J.: Questions and Answers on Electricala safety, 2009, Jones ahd Barlett Publishers, ISBN 978-0-7637-5471-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

• Reports from each measurement processed on the base of measured values from these measurements and their subsequent processing, completing and assessing (max. 25 points). • Continuous verifying of student knowledge in the numerical exercises in a form of debate and inquiries to achieve student active participations in study process. Identify, deduce and search of problem solving and their interpretation by students. • Test from numerical exercises, eventually from chosen theoretical circuits (max. 20 points). • Term work and projects on a given theme on the basis of selection, investigation, ordering and final compilation of facts and their processing into final form of given theme (max. 20 points). • Final test (max. 35 points).


Other requirements

There are no additional requirements for students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Summary of basic knowledge of physics, the laws in electrical engineering (terminology, theory of electron and ion conductivity, static electricity, etc.). Introduction to basic theory of power circuits (resources, components, wiring, etc.). 2. Basic theory of power. circuits (elements, conductivity of materials, labor, and output DC power current transition going on in DC circuits). 3. Fundamentals of safety when working with electrical equipment, exposure effects on humans, the basic rules and methods of protection against electric shock. 4. Basics of electrical measurements (content, purpose, concepts, methods, properties and distribution of measuring instruments, electric and selected non-electrical quantities). 5. Alternating current (AC) electric circuits (introductory theory and a comparison with DC, AC formation, system description, parameters and their determination, with a variable circuit elements R, L, C). 6.AC electric circuits - single-phase AC circuits (output, efficiency, power factor, power factor compensation principle). 7. Three-phase AC circuits, network formation, properties, resources and involvement of consumers (output, addressing circuits, use). 8. Basic knowledge of magnetism and magnetic circuits - opening theory, terminology, values, basic rules and laws, distribution of materials, properties and use in electrical equipment. 9. Electrical appliances (L.V.) - distribution, function, fuse and switchgear, breakers, primary distribution, a description of the construction and operation of various types of electromagnets, properties and uses. 10. Fundamentals of semiconductor elements - PN transiton, diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, VA characteristics of these elements, rectifiers, the basic applications in electrical equipment. 11. Fundamentals of logic control - sharing, contact control, no-contact control. 12. Semiconductor converters - definition, use, basic circuits of semiconductor rectifiers - properties, graphs of important variables at different types. 13. Semiconductor converters - Inverter, power inverter, inverter and pulse frequency converters - their classification and description of basic principles, properties, use in applications. 14. Electrical machines - definitions and basic division. Transformers - distribution, description, construction and operation, operating conditions, expression characteristics and parameters, measurement of single phase transformer, use of transformers. Laboratory and excercises: 1. Safety training, operational rules laboratories E328 and F329, first aid for shock, current laboratory and measuring equipment, tested and signature themes of participation repeat your electrical fundamentals of physics - force, the effects of thermal power current, - examples 2. Examples of single-phase AC and DC electrical circuits, transient action in circuit elements to the role of R-C laboratory measurements No 2. methodological solutions to role models, setting and self-managed solutions. 3. Laboratory measurements No. 1: "DC circuit" and Laboratory measurements No. 2 - "The Transition storyline in DC electric circuits", the evaluation protocol, a simple calculation of the capacity of the circuit. 4. Calculation examples - AC single phase circuit, reactive power compensation -addressing methodological role models. 5. Laboratory measurements No. 3: "Single-phase AC circuits and AC power and the role of the laboratory measurements No 4" Reactive power compensation". 6. Calculation exercises - running Test No. 1, continued examples - three-phase AC electric circuits, methodical solution to role models, setting and self-managed solutions to students. 7. Laboratory measurements No. 5: "The three-phase circuit with the appliance involved in star and delta" , measured using a PC. 8. Laboratory measurements No. 6: "Single phase uncontrolled rectifier", measurements using a PC. 9. Calculation example - continued phase circuits as needed, the basics of semiconductor converters, ie. single-phase rectifier circuit parameters calculation, solving the methodological role models. 10. Laboratory measurements No. 5: "The three-phase circuit with the product involved in star and delta" and laboratory measurements No. 6:" Single-phase uncontrolled rectifier ". 11. Calculation exercises - running Test No. 2, the initial examples of semiconductor converters - power control, speed-voltage AC inverter, award of Projet IPS. 12. Laboratory measurements No. 7: "Control of conveyor belts", measurements using a PC, commenting on teachers, students measured and recorded in a variable (USB drive, floppy disk), the evaluation report., laboratory measurements No.8: "Measurement of transformer", submission of the project IPS evaluation Test No. 1). 13. Examples as needed, repetition, norotating electrical machines - transformers, methodical solution model example, assignment and self-managed solution, control of the previous exercises. 14. Final evaluation to test the response form and entering, reviews the Final test, the results of the evaluation of the project IPS, the overall classification and assessment, write to the student card. Projects: Individual project of IPS specialist subject teachers entered.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Summer semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Compulsory participation in all laboratory exercises. The maximum leave of absence is 20 %.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines.

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