Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Mechatronics Part-time
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Winter Semester 2021

Course unit title Electronics 1
Course unit code 024515032201
Language of instruction Deutsch
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week 4
Year of study 2021
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5
Name of lecturer(s) Dirk FLAX, Martin MÜNDLEIN, Horatiu O. PILSAN, Lukas SACCAVINI, Stefan STARK

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

Approaches and aspects of electronic design

Semiconductor physics and effects

Semiconductor components (diodes, transistors, power switches) with according standard circuits

Amplifier circuits and power amplifiers

Operational amplifiers and sensor amplifiers

Electrical fundamentals of digital engineering (logic families, simple gates)

Comparators and oscillating circuits

Integrated circuits: structure, production

Packaging technologies

Learning outcomes
  • The students can describe the structure, functional principles, description methods and usage of selected semiconductor components
  • The students can work with datasheets
  • The students can outline the limits of usability of different components and circuits  
  • The students can determine the type of a circuit from a description of the behavior of the circuit
  • The students can break an electronic circuit down into sub-circuits
  • The students can design and build or make a specification for the electronic part of a mechatronic device or system
  • The students can select and apply the necessary methods for the analysis and measurement of selected analogue and digital circuits in order to predict their behavior or find errors
  • The students can draw and dimension circuits for different typical application in the area of mechatronics

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures with integrated exercises and case studies

Blended learning

Lab exercises

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, can optionally be taken in parts

Lab protocol



Recommended or required reading
  • Tietze, Ulrich; Christoph Schenk; Eberhard Gamm (2012): Halbleiter-Schaltungstechnik. 14. Auflage. Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Beuth, Klaus (2003): Bauelemente. Serie Elektronik: 2. 17. Auflage. Würzburg: Vogel Fachbuch.
  • Beuth, Klaus; Wolfgang Schmusch (2013): Grundschaltungen. Serie Elektronik: 3. 17. Auflage. Würzburg: Vogel Fachbuch.
  • Böhmer, Erwin; Ehrhardt Dietmar (2010): Elemente der angewandten Elektronik. 16. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Vieweg+Teubner Verlag.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face with mandatory attendance in the lab sessions