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autumn 2020

ELE-3605 Electrical Engineering Project - 5 ECTS

Sist endret: 27.05.2020

The course is provided by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology


Narvik |

Type of course

Theoretical subject. The course cannot be taken as a single course.

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, ELE-3606 Control Engineering, ELE-3608 Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 2

Objectives of the course

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


  • 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.


  • 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


Teaching methods

Practical supervision and lectures.


Mandatory tasks

Complete general safety courses required for laboratory access

Pass a digital test in laboratory work and safety


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.


Course overlap

ELE-3508 Electrical Engineering Project 5 stp