The Electronics Lab (eLab) is a modern electronics laboratory, which is used for teaching and research purposes in all engineering degree programmes. In the nearby electronic workshop, long-term projects can be planned and electronic prototypes manufactured in an assembly line. The laboratory specializes in projects in the areas of electrical engineering, measurement engineering, signal processing, control engineering and power electronics.

Focal points: 

  • Fundamentals of electrical engineering
  • Electronics (analogue and digital technology)
  • Industrial electronics / power electronics
  • Measurement technology
  • Signal processing
  • Regulation technology
  • Prototype design (draft, simulation, building, test) of modern electronic circuits

Areas of responsibility:

  • Training in the entire area of electronics
  • Execution of industrial and student project work
  • Circuit design and simulation for analogue, digital and mixed signals
  • Design and production of printed circuit boards (prototypes)
  • Automatic assembly and test of circuits
  • Microprocessors and micro-controllers
  • Embedded systems
  • Measurement technology
  • Sensors
  • Power electronics
  • Energy technology
  • Control technology
  • Drive technology

Educational workplaces

Eight equivalent Educational workplaces are available, each equipped with

  • PC-workstation with two displays
  • 2 channel laboratory power supply
  • Digital multimeter (2x), RLC-meter
  • LeCroy HDO6104 digital oscilloscope (1 GHz, 4 channel, bus analysis, spectral analysis) including isolation amplifier and current clamp
  • 2 channel waveform generator
  • Bachmann-PLC with software
  • Network between the equipment and the PC for measurement automation

Facilities of the Electronic Lab

Measurement and test equipment

  • 4 channel oscilloscope, 1GHz with the following options
    • Digital analysis 16bit
    • Serial bus analysis (e.g. SPI, I2C, UART)
    • Power analysis
    • I/Q signal analysis
  • Logic analyzer, 200MHz
  • Mobile spectral analyzer, 3GHz
  • AC power supply, 1kW
  • DC power supply, 1,5kW
  • DC load, 1kW
  • Electrical installation and safeguard tester
  • High voltage tester
  • Sound level meter (also usable for mechanical oscillations)
  • Luxmeter
  • Gaussmeter
  • Rotation speed meter
  • Stroboscope
  • Multichannel oscillation meter (24bit)
  • Universal measurement amplifier (HBM)
  • 4 channel power meter
  • Thermal imaging camera to 1200°C
  • HF signal amplifier for I/Q modulation to 6GHz
  • 2 channel vector signal analyzer to 6GHz
  • Spectral analyzer to 6GHz
  • High impedance meter
  • Femtoampere meter
  • Milliohm meter

Software (excerpt)

  • National Instruments: Electronic Workbench (schematic design / simulation / layout)
  • Different special compiler (PLC, microcontroller, ...)
  • Matlab & Simulink (control engineering)
  • Microchip MPLab Studio
  • Diptrace schematic designer

Equipment for manufacturing printed circuit boards

  • Camera based circuit board plotter for manufacturing printed circuit boards and front panels
  • Semi-automatic, camera based mounting support for SMD parts
  • Automatic placement machine for SMD parts down to 0402
  • Reflow soldering oven with pin chain


Contact Electronic Lab

Prof. (FH) DI Horatiu O. Pilsan
Lecturer for Electronics and Computer Engineering

+43 5572 792 3505