autumn 2019

ELE-3508 Electrical Engineering Project - 5 ECTS

Sist endret: 31.10.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Location

Narvik |

Type of course

Theoretical subject. Cannot be taken as a single subject.

Course content

The student will choose one of the presented design projects within electrical engineering. Relevant topics includes power electronics, energy conversion, control systems, automation and communication. All project proposals will include both a theoretical and a practical part. Lectures on design of printed circuit boards using OrCAD and a soldering course will be provided.

Recommended prerequisites

ELE-3501 Control Engineering, STE6217 El Machines and Power Electronics 1, STE6225 Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 2, STE6271 Manufacturing Logistics

Objectives of the course

After completing the subject, the candidate will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge:

  • The candidate will have knowledge about the working principle of the chosen project topic.
  • The candidate will be able to explain the relevant theory for the chosen project.
  • The candidate will know how to write a project report according to the IEEE standard.
  • The candidate will have knowledge on running experiments and conducting measurements in a laboratory environment.

Skills:

  • The candidate will be able to derive a mathematical model of the project case.
  • The candidate will be able to implement a simulation model of the project case.
  • The candidate will be able to  build an experimental prototype setup for laboratory tests.
  • The candidate will be able to  perform laboratory measurements, analysis and troubleshooting using scientific instruments.

General competence:

  • The candidate will be able to see general electrical engineering theory in a practical perspective.
  • The candidate will have a basic knowledge of scientific working methods.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Practical supervision and lectures.

Assessment

Mandatory tasks

Complete general safety courses required for laboratory access

Pass a digital test in laboratory work and safety

Assessment

Written project report (50 %)

Oral presentation (50 %)

Assessment according to standard A-F grading scale.

Re-sit exam

A re-set exam is offered for the oral presentation based on the same project report. No re-submission of the project report is offered.

Date for examination

Oral presentation 11.12.2019
Written project report hand in date 09.12.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.

Schedule