Modules description Master degree course Electronic and Mechatronic - Systems (M-SY)

 
Modules description
Master degree course Electronic and Mechatronic
                     Systems (M-SY)

Please be aware of the fact that all subjects are taught in German

                           Version F – 15th March 2011
Master Electronic and Mechatronic Systems -- Modules description

Modules

1     Advanced Topics in Mathematics ............................................................................................... 3
2     Nonlinear and Stochastic Systems ............................................................................................. 4
3     Fields and Waves ....................................................................................................................... 5
4     Specialised elective Module (Subject of Specialisation) ............................................................ 6
      AIT4/1      Data structures and algorithms ................................................................................ 7
      AIT4/2     Software Quality ........................................................................................................ 8
      AIT5       Digitale Signal processing ......................................................................................... 9
      AIT6       Automation and Control Systems ........................................................................... 10
      ENT4       Energy conversion in mechatronic systems............................................................ 11
      ENT5       Smart grids .............................................................................................................. 12
      ESY4/1 Analog Circuit Design.............................................................................................. 13
      ESY4/2 Radio Frequency Circuit Design ............................................................................. 14
      ESY5/1 Circuit Integration .................................................................................................... 16
      ESY5/1 Circuit Integration .................................................................................................... 16
      ESY5/2 IC product design .................................................................................................... 17
      ESY6       System Design ........................................................................................................ 18
      KOM4/1 Integratefd RF Circuits and Components................................................................ 20
      KOM4/2 Photonic Networks .................................................................................................. 21
      KOM5/1 Radio Communication Systems .............................................................................. 23
      KOM5/2 Selected Topics in Signal Processing ..................................................................... 24
      PHO4/1 Technical Optics...................................................................................................... 25
      PHO4/2 Micro and nano characteristics of materials, Laser ................................................ 26
      PHO5/1 Optoelectronics, Optical Simulation ........................................................................ 28
      PHO5/2 Measuring optical systems ...................................................................................... 29
      MEC4/1 Micromechatronic components and systems .......................................................... 30
      MEC4/2 Mechanical Design and Development .................................................................... 31
      MDT4       Multi Modal Imaging ................................................................................................ 32
5     Project and Project Seminar ..................................................................................................... 33
6     Human Resources Management .............................................................................................. 34
7     Subject-related electives (group 2) ........................................................................................... 35
      7.1 Optical Waveguides and Applications * .............................................................................. 36
8     Master Thesis and Master Seminar .......................................................................................... 37

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Master Electronic and Mechatronic Systems -- Modules description

1       Advanced Topics in Mathematics
Weekly hours:            4
Credits:                 5
Lectures:                3 SU + 1 Ü
Language:                German

Aim:
x Competent knowledge in Probability and Mathematical Statistics.
x Ability to apply the knowledge to problems of System Theory.
x Competent knowledge in Linear Algebra (Matrix Algebra) and in State-Space Methods for
   Dynamical Systems, applications in the context of Electrical Engineering
x Application of software-tools (MATLAB)

Content:
x Fundamentals of Probability Theory
x Random Variables und Distributions (Continuous and Discrete Distributions, Normal Distribution)
x Mean Expectation and Variance
x Markov Chains and Stochastic Processes
x Linear Algebra (Matrix Algebra, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors, Basis-Transformation and
   Diagonalization, Jordan Canonical Form, Matrix-Functions)
x State-Space Representation and Methods for Dynamical Systems (Linear and Nonlinear Systems
   of Differential and Difference Systems)
x Nonlinear Systems (Local Linearization about Equilibrium Points, Numerical Methods)

Literature:
x Bosch: Elementare Einführung in die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, Vieweg
x Christoph, Hackel: Starthilfe Stochastik, Teubner
x Beichelt, Montgomery: Teubner-Taschenbuch der Stochastik
x Isaacson, Madsen: Markov-Chains, Theory and Application, Wiley
x Ludyk: Theoretische Regelungstechnik 1, 2 , Springer
x Lunze: Regelungstechnik 1, 2 , Springer
x Lecture notes

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 155 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
30 hours regular study of the syllabus
20 hours solving exercises
18 hours reading and individual study
40 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5.1 credits, rounded to 5 credits.

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2       Nonlinear and Stochastic Systems

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  3 SU + 1 Ü
Language:                  German

Aim:
   x    Ability to derive models for technical systems
   x    Ability to set up simulation models systems
   x    Knowledge in methods for nonlinear system description and analysis
   x    Knowledge in advanced methods of system and signal analysis
   x    Ability to apply these methods in the fields of electrical+mechatronic systems and photonics

Content:
System modelling:
x Modelling methods for electrical, mechanical, thermal … systems
x Simulation of (non)linear systems

Nonlinear Systems:
x Linearization of nonlinear differential equations
x Stabiltiy definitions (BIBO, Lyapunov) and analysis (stability area determ., circle criterion)
x Limit cycles, harmonic balance

Stochastic Signals:
x Description (correlation functions, power density)
x System identification with stochastic methods
x Optimal filtering (Kalman-Filter)

Literature:
x Girod, Rabenstein, Stenger: Einführung in die Systemtheorie; Teubner-Verlag,2002
x Unbehauen, R.: Systemtheorie 1 & 2; Oldenbourg-Verlag, München, 1997
x Föllinger, O.: Nichtlineare Regelungen 1&2, Oldenbourg-Verlag, 2001 / 1993

Workload:

It is expected that the average student will require 152 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours can be divided as follows:

45   hours attendance of lectures and seminars
37   hours regular study of the syllabus
20   hours preparation of exercises and presentations
20   hours study of literature and private study
30   hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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3       Fields and Waves
Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  3 SU + 1 Ü
Language:                  German

Aim:
x Deepening of knowledge about static electric and magnetic fields
x Ability to apply Maxwell’s equations task related
x Knowledge of the skin effect and its effects
x Knowledge about the properties of electromagnetic waves
x Comprehension of the behaviour of electromagnetic waves at boundary areas
x Knowledge about the most important waveguide structures
x Ability to apply line transformation
x Knowledge of line properties: characteristic impedance, coupling
x Ability to identify and use waveguide resonances
x Knowledge of the most important antenna parameters
x Knowledge of the property of dipole antennas
x Knowledge about measures against unintended radiation
x Ability to evaluate and correctly apply shieldings

Content:
x Electrostatic, magnetic and stationary flow field
x Time variant flow field
x Maxwell’s equations, propagation equation
x Skin effect
x Electromagnetic waves in free space
x Waveguides: coaxial line, hollow waveguide, microstrip line, optical fibers
x Antennas
x Shielding

Literature:
x Zinke, Brunswig: „Lehrbuch der Hochfrequenztechnik“ Band 1, Springer Verlag
x Unger: „Elektromagnetische Wellen“ Band I und II, Vieweg Verlag

Workload:

It is expected that the average student will need 150 hours of work to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours can be divided as follows:

45 hours attendance in courses and Languages
30 hours regular review of the subject matter
20 hours working on exercises
25 hours literature and free work
30 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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4     Specialised elective Module (Subject of Specialisation)

Weekly hours:       24 (subjects with either 4 or 8 weekly hours)
Credits:            30
Lectures:           2 SU, 2 Pr
Language:           German

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AIT4/1                     Data structures and algorithms

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU + 2 PR
Language:                  German

Aim:
x Knowledge about basic data structures and algorithms
x Knowledge about computability theory and complexity theory
x Knowledge about automata theory and formal languages
x Knowledge about data compression and cryptography
x Knowledge about data abstraction
x Ability to analyze the complexity of algorithms and to optimize them
x Ability to choose appropriate algorithms and data structures in concrete situations
x Ability to build scanner and parser
x Ability to solve complex problems using backtracking
x Ability to implement algorithms in C, C++ and Java

Content:
x Complexity of algorithms (O-Notation)
x Considerations concerning the choice of appropriate algorithms and optimizing them
x Basic data structures (linked lists, ring list, stacks, queues, deques)
x Basics to trees (iterative realization/traversing of binary trees)
x Linear and tree recursion (recursive realization of binary and other trees (L-systems)
x Removal of recursion and runtime analysis for recursion
x Backtracking (eight queens puzzle, sudoku, searching in a labyrinth, …)
x Basic sorting algorithm (Bubble-, Insert-, Select-, Bucket- and Shell-Sort)
x Standard-Quicksort and variants of the Quicksort
x Mergesort (recursive and non recursive)
x Priority queues and the Heapsort, Radix Sort
x Automatas and formal languages (lexical and syntactical Analysis, tools lex and yacc)
x Computability theory (Church thesis, Turing-computable, register machines, GOTO-/WHILE-
   /LOOP-programs, primitive/µ-recursion, Ackermann, Chomsky-Hierarchy)
x Decidable und semi-decidable sets (Game-of-Life, halting problem, busy beaver)
x Complexity theory (classe P und NP, P=NP?, 3SAT-, CLIQUE-, Rucksack- ,Hamilton-problem und
   problem of the travelling salesman, approximations algorithms, Warnsdorff solution for Knight's
   Tour)
x Fault-tolerant codes (Hamming distance, Hamming code, CRC-Code)
x Data compression (Lossless and lossy, Fano-condition, run length, Shannon-Fano, Huffman,
   arithmetic und Lempel-Ziv)
x Cryptography (Vigenere, random series, RSA)

Literature:
Datenstrukturen und Algorithmen; Skriptum Helmut Herold

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
20 hours regular study of the syllabus
15 hours preparation of presentations
30 hours development and elaboration of solutions
15 hours reading and individual study
25 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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AIT4/2           Software Quality

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  3 SU + 1 Ü/PR
Language:                  German

Aim
x Knowledge of quality concepts for hardware and software systems,
x Knowledge of constructive, analytic and organizational means to improve software system quality
   and software development process quality.
x Knowledge of requirements engineering techniques and methods.
x Knowledge of error causes in the software development process,
x Knowledge of software quality measures for products and processes, usability concepts, criteria
   for design and evaluation of human interface devices.
x Knowledge of Service management concepts
x Ability to select and implement appropriate quality concepts..Ability to apply the methods and
   techniques, ability to use Software process improvement models.
x Awareness of the importance of human factors in software engineering.

Content:
x Software development – facts and analysis. System quality. Requirements engineering, Software
   defects. Product metrics, process metrics, quality improvement models (e.g. CMM, CMMI, Spice).
   Constructive, analytic and organizational means in software development. Software process
   models (e.g. V-model). Inspections. Usability engineering. Service management concepts (e.g.
   ITIL).

Literature:
x Hopf, H.-G.: Lecture Notes on Software Quality (2008)
x Hopf, H.-G.: Softwarequalität, eLearning course (vhb-Kurs), 2008

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
25 hours regular study of the syllabus
20 hours construction of practise programs and solutions
25 hours preparation and presentation of solutions
15 hours reading and private study
20 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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AIT5 Digitale Signal processing

Weekly hours:                   8
Credits:                        10
Lectures:                       4 SU + 4 Pr
Language:                       German

Requirements:
x Basic knowledge of probabilistic calculus
x Knowledge of system theory and digital signal processing basics

Aim:
x Knowledge of the most important methods for description and design of time-discrete systems
x Knowledge of the basics of multi-rate and multi-dimensional signal processing
x Ability of selecting application adequate schemes
x Knowledge of the most important digital signal processing realisation topics
x Ability of developing and applying digital signal processing components and systems

Content:
x Fourier, Z- and Discrete Fourier Transform
x FFT and its application
x Stochastic time-discrete signals
x Systems: input/output description, state space description, structures, filter design
x Multi-rate signal processing
x Multi-dimensional signal processing
x Digital control sample-application
x Signal processing systems construction
x Realisation options
x Digital signal processing hardware design
x Digital signal processor architectures
x Low-Level and High-Level Programming
x Quantisation effects

Literature:
x Oppenheim, A. V. & Schafer, R. W. & Buck, J. R.; Discrete Time Signal Processing; Prentice Hall;
    2. Aufl.; 1999
x Schüßler, H. W., Digitale Signalverarbeitung 1; Springer-Verlag; 4. Aufl.; 1994
x Werner, M.; Digitale Signalverarbeitung mit MATLAB; Vieweg; 2001
x Chassaing, R.: Digital Signal Processing and Applications with the C6713 and C6416 DSK;
    Wiley&Sons, 2005
x Diniz, P. S. R. & da Silva, E. A. B. & Netto, S. L.: Digital Signal Processing; Cambridge University
    Press; 2006
x Welch, T. B. & Wright, C. H. G. & Morrow, M. G.: Real-Time Digital Signal Processing; CRC
    Press; 2005
x Skriptum und Hilfsblätter des/der Dozenten

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 300 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours are divided as follows:

90 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
45 hours regular study of the syllabus
25 hours work on problems and examples
45 hours preparation and finishing work for lab practice
45 hours reading and private study
50 hours exam preparation

This is worth 10 credits.

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AIT6 Automation and Control Systems

Weekly hours:              8
Credits:                   10
Lectures:                  6 SU, 2 Pr
Language:                  German

x   Detailed knowledge in special fields of automation, e.g., industrial robots
x   Ability to work out automation solutions with special requirements, e.g., fault-tolerant automation
    systems
x   Ability to solve automation problems by means of advanced design methods, e.g., Petri nets
x   Ability to design complex automation systems with distributed intelligence
x   Detailed knowledge in digital motion control (feedforward and feedback)
x   Ability in the direct design of digital controllers
x   Detailed knowledge of state estimation, nonlinear and adaptive control

Content:

x   Industrial robots / handling systems
x   Fault-tolerant automation systems
x   Remote diagnosis, e.g., with Internet technologies
x   Networked automation systems, Petri nets
x   Digital motion control and closed loop control, electronic gear, leading axle systems
x   Observability and controllability of systems
x   Time-discrete systems and digital state space control
x   Direct design of discrete time controllers
x   Signal filtering and state estimation
x   Nonlinear and Adaptive control strategies

Literature:
x Weber: Industrieroboter, Fachbuchverlag Leipzig 2002
x Comacchio, A.: Automation in automotive industries, Springer-Verlag
x Schnieder, E. (Hrsg.): Petri-Netze in der Automatisierungstechnik, Oldenbourg-Verlag
x Isermann, R.: Digitale Regelsysteme, Springer-Verlag
x Unbehauen, H.: Regelungstechnik II, Vieweg-Verlag

Workload:

It is expected that the average student will require 304 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours can be divided as follows:

90 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
40 hours regular study of the syllabus
24 hours working on exercises
70 hours preparation and presentation of experiments and elaboration of solutions
30 hours reading and private study
50 hours exam preparation

This is worth 10 credits

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 ENT4            Energy conversion in mechatronic systems
 Weekly hours:               8
 Credits:                    10
 Lectures:                   6 SU + 2 PR
 Language                    German

 Requirements:
 x   Knowledge of the fundamental circuits and simple control methods of line- and self commutated
     power converters
 x   Losses, protection and field of application of power semiconductors
 x   Steady state operational characteristics of inverter- and linefeed electrical machines
 x   Fundamentals of drive control
 x   Fundamentals oft the field orientated control of synchronous machines with permanent magnet
     rotor
 Aim:
 x   Detailed knowledge of drive concepts for electro mobility
 x   Detailed knowledge of self commutated power converters
 x   Detailed knowledge of control methods of self commutated power converters
 x   Ability to use simulation tools for power electronic circuits
 x   Fundamental knowledge of the field orientated control of asynchronous machines
 x   Ability to evaluate the effects of converter supply on the operating performance of electrical
     machines
 x   Competence in numerical calculation of electromagnetic fields
 x   Ability to simulate the coupling of electrical and mechanical systems
 x   Detailed knowledge of energy efficiency
 Content:
 x Space vector modulation
 x Line- and motor filters
 x Losses and pulsating torques due to converter supply
 x Torsional and flexural vibration
 x Computation of electromagnetic fields using FEM
 x Energetic consideration of drive trains
 x Simulation of the dynamic performance of electrical Machines and the control
 Literature:
x    Jäger, R., Stein, E.: Leistungselektronik. Grundlagen und Anwendungen. VDE- Verlag
x    Felix Jenni, Dieter Wüest: Steuerverfahren für selbstgeführte Stromrichter. Teubner Verlag
x    Muhammad H. Rashid: Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices, and Applications. Pearson
     Education International
x    Kremser, A.: Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe. Teubner- Verlag
x    Schröder, D.: Elektrische Antriebe 1 Grundlagen. Springer- Verlag
x    Schröder, D.: Elektrische Antriebe 4 Leistungselektronische Schaltungen. Springer- Verlag

 Workload:
 It is expected that the average student will require 290 hours of study to acquire the necessary
 knowledge and abilities. These hours can be divided as follows:

 90 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
 35 hours regular study of the syllabus
 25 hours for preparation and presentation of experiments
 60 hours for development and elaboration of solutions
 30 hours of reading and private study
 50 hours for exam preparation

 This is worth 10 credits.

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 ENT5             Smart grids
 Weekly hours:              8
 Credits:                   10
 Lectures:                  6 SU + 2 PR
 Language                   German

 Requirements:
 x    Knowledge of power electronic devices and components, application of basic power electronic
      circuits
 x    Knowledge of basic control structures for power electronic systems
 x    Basic knowledge of design and rating of grids and plants in electrical power transmission and
      distribution
 x    Knowledge of basic grid computation methods for three phase systems
 x    Knowledge of wave propagation on power transmission lines – characterization of electric lines:
      wave impedance, coupling
 Aim:
 x    Detailed knowledge in simulation technology for electrical grids (load flow calculation, short
      circuit calculation)
 x    Ability to simulate and evaluate stationary and dynamic processes in electrical grids
 x    Ability to evalute and dimension protective functions and overvoltage protection equipment
 x    Ability to evaluate components and equipment under economical aspects
 x    Knowledge in control of electrical grids and their stability
 Content:
 x Detailed examination of load flow calculation, short circuit calculation
 x Simulation of transients in case of grid faults
 x Distributed measuring and data akquisition (Smart Metering)
 x Control of decentral infeed and drop of electrical energy
 x Forecast of load and generation for renewables, storage
 x Compensation of reaktive power and harmonics cancellation, power quality and distortion
 x Long range AC transmission lines
 x Detailed examination of electrical field stress and discharge processes in ultra-high voltage
    transmission systems
 x Protection procedures and –equipment in three phase systems
 x Dispersion of overvoltages, coordination of surge protection devices
 x Energy industry economical evaluation of cost for invest and losses

 Literature:
 x    Oeding, Oswald: El. Kraftwerke und Netze, Springer-Verlag
x     Schwab, A. J.: Elektroenergiesysteme, Springer-Verlag
x     Heuck, Dettmann, Schultz: Elektrische Energieversorgung
x     Glover, Sarma, Overbye: Power System Analysis and Design, Thomson Learning

 Workload:
 It is expected that the average student will require 290 hours of study to acquire the necessary
 knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

 90   hours attendance of lectures and seminars
 35   hours regular study of the syllabus
 25   hours problem-solving exercises and examples
 60   hours preparation and presentation of experiments and elaboration of solutions
 30   hours reading and private study
 50   hours exam preparation

 This is worth 10 credits

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ESY4/1           Analog Circuit Design

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU + 2 PR
Language:                  German

Requirements:
x Electronics 1, Electronics 2

Aim:
x Knowledge of most important characteristics of commonly used basic functional circuits and how
   to dimension/optimise the behaviour of functional circuits;
x Ability to decompose complex electronic circuits into basic functional circuits;
x The aim is to bring students into the position of being able to develop analog circuits to meet given
   characteristics by starting with selected basic functional circuits, to adapt functional circuits and to
   build complex electronic circuits.

Content:
Basic functional circuits:
x Summary of basic functional circuits with operational amplifiers, bipolar-transistors and MOS-
   transistors;
x summary of methods to get operating points and to pre-estimate linearised transistor-level circuits
   to get characteristics and to verify influences to characteristics and the stability of a circuit with
   feedback;
x basic functional transistor-level circuits: basic amplifiers, differential amplifiers, current sources,
   voltage sources, output stages, oscillators, mixers.
Phase-locked-loop circuits:
x System components, behaviour, characteristics, applications.
x AD/DA-converters: Sample&hold, sampling theorem, impacts to failure, flash-converter, pipeline-
   structures, successive approximation, counting procedures; Delta-Sigma converter
Powerstages:
x Power supplies, switching power supplies
x Reliable electronic systems: Introduction toelectromagnetic compatibility and fail-safe
   considerations by assembling electronic modules to systems.
Laboratory experiments:
x Development of an optical transmission system with coder, transmitter, receiver, clock-recovery,
   decoder

Literature:
[1] Siegl, J.: „Schaltungstechnik - Analog und gemischt analog/digital“, Springer Verlag, 2. Auflage,
2005
[2] Siegl, J.: „Elektronik 3 - Funktionsschaltkreise“, www.efi.fh-nuernberg.de/elearning

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
15 hours regular study of the syllabus
15 hours work on exercises and examples
40 hours work on laboratory experiments
15 hours reading and private study
20 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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ESY4/2          Radio Frequency Circuit Design

Weekly hours:          4
Credits:               5
Lectures:              2 SU + 2 PR
Language:              German

Requirements:
x Electronics 1, Fields and Waves

Aim:
x Knowledge of how to model and consider parasitics in high speed circuits; students should know
   IO-models for interfaces and the transfer characteristics of transmission lines, coupled
   transmission lines, up to reflection and corsstalk effects;
x Ability to dimension/optimise matching networks by using smith-charts; knowledge of analysing
   high-frequency system-modules by using S-parameters and signal-flowcharts;
x Ability to design RF-transmitters up to power amplifiers and RF-receivers by considering noise
   behaviour, bandwidth, matching requirements and stability;
x Basic skills in using modern tools for RF-design definition, design verification and optimisation.

Content:
Analysis and modelling of structures in RF-circuits:
x Characteristics, behaviour and modelling of transmission lines in frequency/time domain; reflection
   analysis;
x coupled transmission lines, directional couplers, cross talk; parasitics in RF-systems and
   modelling of parasitics.
S-Parameter analysis:
x Definition and determining of S-parameters, signal-flow charts, S-parameter measurement
   techniques, analysing of RF-systems by using S-parameters.
RF-amplifier design:
x Design/optimisation of matching networks for input/output, stability conditions, preventions to
   avoid unstable systems, noise, noise figure, noise measurement techniques, noise matching,
   control limits, distortion analysis and distortion characteristics
RF-Components:
x Behaviour and characteristics of mixers, filters and oscillators;
x practical examples, development and construction of selected examples.
RF-transmitter and RF-receiver:
x System architecture of transmitters and receivers, selecting components for transmitters and
   receivers;
x digital modulation/demodulation of baseband signals for RF-transmission systems, I/Q modulation
   schemes.
Laboratory experiments:
x Development of a low noise amplifier for GPS; simulation with ADS;
x design, layout and assembling a test-circuit;
x measurement techniques with a networkanalzer (S-Parameter), spectrum-analyzer (control limits,
   IP3) and to get the noise-figure.

Literature:
Siegl, J.: „Hochfrequenzschaltungstechnik“, www.efi.fh-nuernberg.de/elearning

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Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:
45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
15 hours regular study of the syllabus
15 hours work on exercises and examples
40 hours work on laboratory experiments
15 hours reading and private study
20 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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ESY5/1           Circuit Integration

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU + 2 PR
Language:                  German

Requirements:
x Basic understanding of analogue and digital circuit design

Aim:
Know how to design integrated circuits in CMOS and BICMOS technology

Content:
x Semiconductor technologies; basic principles of full custom design, layout rules, layout and
   modeling of passive integrated Elements:
x R, L, C, Transmission-line; design, layout and modeling of MOS transistors and BJTs; parasitics,
   design-centering;
x design of analogue and digital basic-cells, functional circuits using MOS and bipolar transistors;
x Design for testability, failures and problems in IC-Design

Literature:
Zocher, E.: Skript Schaltungsintegration, Georg-Simon-Ohm-Hochschule Nürnberg, 2008

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and seminars
15      hours regular study of the syllabus
15      hours working on exercises
40      hours construction of practice programs and solutions
10      hours reading and private study
25      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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 ESY5/2           IC product design

 Weekly hours:               4
 Credits:                    5
 Lectures::                  2 SU + 2 PR
 Language:                   German

 Requirements:
 x    Basics of semiconductor physics.
 x    Basics of semiconductor devices.
 x    Basics of digital technology
 x    Fundamental analog circuits: differential amplifier, current source, etc.
 x    Computer aided circuit design (SPICE, …)
 Aim:
 x    Understanding and handling of state of the art development tools for the design of integrated
      circuits.
 x    Analog and digital circuit design.
 x    Building up a chip hierarchy.
 x    Organizing and executing a development project.
 x    Some specifics of modern deep submicron semiconductor technologies.

 Content:
 x    Project planning and organization.
 x    Full custom versus semi custom design.
 x    Full custom design flow for integrated circuits.
 x    Full custom layout flow for integrated circuits.
 x    Leakage mechanisms and low power design.
 x    Mask generation: Lithography and OPC (Optical Proximity Correction).
 x    Design for Manufacturing: 6 Sigma design and verification strategies.
 x    Radiation robustness of integrated circuits (Soft Error Rate).
 x    Device reliability and integrated circuits durability.
 x    Special analog and digital functional blocks.
 x    Hands-on training: Execution of a development project within a team. Design of a 1Mbit SRAM
      (Static Random Access Memory). Generation and verification of functional blocks like SRAM
      core, row and column decoder, address- and command decoder, I/O (Input/output circuitry),
      generator system, building of the chip hierarchy.
 Literature:
x    U. Tietze, Ch. Schenk, E. Gamm, Halbleiter-Schaltungstechnik, Verlag Springer, Berlin.
x    Baker, Li, Boyce, CMOS Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation, IEEE Press

 Workload:
 It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
 knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

 45       hours attendance of lectures and seminars
 25       hours regular study of the syllabus
 45       hours hands-on training
 15       hours reading and private study
 20       hours exam preparation

 This is worth 5 credits.

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ESY6            System Design

Weekly hours:           8
Credits:                10
Lectures:               4 SU + 4 PR
Language:               German

Requirements:
x Basic knowledge of digital electronics, circuit design and microcomputer technology
x Digital electronics: representation of information within a digital computing machine, ability to
   analyze and develop digital circuits composed of combinational and sequential circuits
x Microcontroller: basic architecture of microcomputers, important I/O-Interfaces
x Programming: substantial knowledge of C-programming, basic knowledge of C++
x Basic knowledge of real-time systems and operating systems (scheduling, multithreads,
   multitasking)

Aim:
x Ability to analyze and refine the technology requirements of an electronic system
x Application of a model based approach with UML and SysML
x Profound knowledge of the development and realizing of co-operating hardware- and software-
   components
x Ability to do systematic hardware-software partitioning
x Substantial knowledge of the requirements of an embedded system and a real-time system
x Knowledge of a special microcontroller and its specific I/O-Modules
x Insight into concepts and requirements for software to design parallel architectures
x Ability to design, realize and test parallel software for multicore-processors

Content:
x Model based systemlevel-design with UML and SysML
x Target architectures for hardware- and software- systems
x Systemdesign – methods and models
x Algorithms for hardware- software partitioning
x Estimation of the design quality
x Emulation and rapid-prototyping, hardware-software co-verification
x Specific microcontroller modules, e.g. clock control, low power management, brown out detection
x Models and architectures for parallel computing
x Common concepts for parallel computing, thread programming
x Practical exercises: training board (efiCAN), parallel programming with OpenMP (Intel Threading
   Building Blocks, Parallel Patterns Library, Task parallel Library), HW/SW-Codesign with FPGAs

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Literature:
x Rupp C., Queins S., Zengler B.: UML 2 glasklar. Praxiswissen für die UML-Modellierung, Hanser
    Fachbuch, 2007
x Mahr, T.: Modellbasierte Systementwicklung, Skriptum zur Vorlesung
x Teich, J. : Digitale Hardware/Software-Systeme, Springer Verlag, 2007, 2. Auflage, ISBN 978-3-
    540-46822-6
x Bäsig, J.: Anwendungsorientierter Systementwurf für kooperierende Hardware- und
    Softwarekomponenten, Skriptum zur Vorlesung
x Urbanek Peter: Embedded Systems, HSU-Verlag, 2007
x Rauber T., Rünger G.: Multicore: Parallele Programmierung; Springer 2008, Hoffmann S., Lienhart
    R.: OpenMP; Springer 2008
x Breshears C.: The Art of Concurrency; O'Reilly Media 2009

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 300 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours can be divided as follows:

90   hours attendance of lectures and seminars
35   hours regular study of the syllabus
15   hours preparation of exercises and presentations
80   hours programming and solutions of problems in software
30   hours study of literature and private study
50   hours exam preparation

This is worth 10 credits.

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KOM4/1           Integratefd RF Circuits and Components

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU + 2 PR
Language:                  German

Requirements

• Basic knowledge of transmission technology, communications engineering and radio frequency
  engineering

Aim:
• Knowledge of design and performance of monolithically integrated RF systems
• Ability to evaluate the properties of integrated RF circuits and systems with respect to their
  application in communication systems

Content:
Lecture
• Introduction to Software defined radio – Concepts, Requirements, and boundary conditions
• Concepts for RF components in software defined radio systems
• Multimode Receiver: Front End architectures: amplifier, filters, frequency conversion, A/D-
   conversion
• Multimode Transmitter: D/A-conversion, frequency conversion, amplification, integrated wide band
   antennas
• Realisation of concepts in integrierted circuits (MMICs)
• Available technologies and their properties: Si, SiGe, III-V
• active and passive components, e.g. transistors (HEMT, HBT, …) capacitors, inductors, …

Lab
• Charakterisation of integrierted RF Systems und application examples, e.g.
          o Integrated transceiver modules for mobile radio, WLAN etc.
          o LNCs for satellite systems
          o Driver/Receiver for optical communications

Literature:
W. Tuttlebee (Ed.), Software defined radio – Enabling Technologies, Wiley 2002

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and seminars
20      hours regular study of the syllabus
45      hours setup and analysis of test circuits (Lab, simulation and experimental)
15      hours reading and private study
25      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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KOM4/2          Photonic Networks

Weekly hours:           4
Credits:                5
Lectures:               4 SU
Language:               German

Requirements:
x As a requirement, students must have attended a basic lecture about optical communication
   including laboratory courses (e.g. B-EI-KT1/2).

Aim:
x Aim of the lectures is the presentation of a wide knowledge about technologies for optical data
   communication and the applications in present broadband telecommunication networks with a
   focus on access networks.
x Basic properties of the different optical fibers (single mode, multi mode, hybrid, polymer and micro
   structured fibers) as attenuation, dispersion and nonlinear effects will be covered.
x Students will learn about the various passive (splitters, connectors, filters) and active (emitter
   diodes, photo diodes, amplifiers, modulators, switches) optical components and their operation
   principles.
x Standard optical transmission technologies, as well as special methods (coherent transmission,
   free space communication) will be presented in the lectures.
x A special topic will be optical short range transmission systems (car networks, inhouse networks,
   optical waveguides).
x The application of optical data transmission will be shown with the example of long haul networks
   (oceanic systems, SDH systems, WDM and OTN technologies). A special topic is the use of
   photonics in broadband access networks.
x Besides the pure optical networks (FTTH), hybrid applications (like DSL, HFC and BWLL) will be
   investigated too. Satellite systems and Powerline Communication will be introduced for
   comparison.
x Students shall be enabled to evaluate the different existing and new developed solutions with
   respect to their service capabilities, economical effort, reliability and capacity in different service
   scenarios.
x Technical and economical conditions for the introduction of new services and technologies will be
   treated based on subscriber growth.

Content:
x Principles, construction, properties and manufacturing of optical fibers and waveguides
x Transmission properties (attenuation, dispersion, nonlinear effects)
x application areas of the different types, function and characteristic data of optoelectronic
   components (LED, laser diodes, pin diodes)
x passive fiber optic components (splitters, connectors, filters)
x basic layouts and systems of the optical transmission technology
x wavelength multiplexing and transparent optical networks
x optical short range transmission (car networks, in house networks, interconnection)
x System design and power budgets
x Broadband networks on coaxial cables
x terrestrical, satellite and cable TV in comparison, analog and digital TV, HFC concepts, ADSL and
   VDSL in comparison, roll out strategies for broadband access networks, the FSAN initiative, glass
   fiber access for subscriber loops, BiDi transceiver
x satellite and radio systems, LEO, GEO and MEO in comparison, satellite TV, Sky-DSL, concepts
   for broadband radio, CDMA, mobile radio systems
x Services and comparison of the technologies: bit rates and load, multiplexing, broadcast and
   switched services, comparison of coaxial and phone networks, telecommunication in Germany,
   typical services, technology overview, building networks as part of the access networks

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Literature:
x H. Hultzsch: “Optische Telekommunikationssysteme”, Damm-Verlag 1996
x Mertz, M. Pollakowski: “xDSL & Access Networks”, Prentice Hall, 2000
x U. Queck: “Kupferkabel für Kommunikationsaufgaben”, Richard Pflaum Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
    München, 2000
x L. Starke: Grundlagen der Funk- und Kommunikationstechnik”, Hüthing Verlag Heidelberg, 1996
x G. Siegmund: “Intelligente Netze”, Hüthing Verlag Heidelberg 2001
x W.-D. Haaß: “Handbuch der Kommunikationsnetze”, Springer Verlag Berlin 1997
x Voges, Petermann “Optische Nachrichtentechnik”, Springer 2002
x H. Hultzsch: “Optische Telekommunikationssysteme”, Damm-Verlag 1996
x F. Pedrotti, L. Pedrotti. W. Bausch, H. Schmidt: “Optik für Ingenieure”
x O. Ziemann, J. Krauser, P. E. Zamzow, W. Daum: ”POF Handbuch - Optische Kurzstrecken-
    Übertragungssysteme”, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
x O. Ziemann, J. Krauser, P. E. Zamzow, W. Daum: ”POF Handbook - Optical Short Range
    Transmission Systems”, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Workload:

It is expected that the average student will require 152 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
22 hours regular study of the syllabus
15 hours construction of practice programs and solutions
45 hours reading and private study
25 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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KOM5/1          Radio Communication Systems

Weekly hours:             4
Credits:                  5
Lectures:                 SU 4
Language:                 German

Aim:
x Knowledge of the different requirements for terrestrical local and wide area radio systems
x Knowledge of requirements to satellite radio systems
x Ability to identify typical disturbances (fading, interference, …) on the radio channel
x Knowledge of specific methods to minimize the effects of these disturbances
x Ability to set up level diagrams
x Ability to extract components requirements out a level diagram
x Ability to choose and evaluate frequencies, frequency pairings and modulation schemes according
   to specific applications
x Knowledge of the most important components of a radio system
x Ability to evaluate and specify these components
x Abilty to evaluate the inter system interference of different radio services

Content:
x Using the examples cellular/satellite radio and WLAN/Bluetooth the following will be
   demonstrated:
   Requirements of specific radio services
   Multiplexing
   Essential characteristics of RF components (oscillators, modulators, antannas, …)
   Level diagrams with particular respect to noise
   Specific propagation phenomena like fading, multipath fading, interference, …
   Modulation schemes used (GMSK, QPSK, OFDM, …)

Literature:
x Mouly, Pautet: „The GSM System for Mobile Communications “, Eigenverlag
x Holma, Toskala: „WCDMA for UMTS“, J. Wiley
x Roth: “Mobile Computing”, dpunkt-Verlag
x Dodel, Schambeck: “Die Satellitenkommunikation”, Springer

Workload:
It is assumed that an average student will need 145 hours of work to acquire the mentioned
knowledge and abilities. These hours are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance in courses and Languages
35 hours regular review of the subject matter
15 hours working on exercises
25 hours literature and free work
25 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits

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KOM5/2           Selected Topics in Signal Processing

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU, 2 Pr
Language:                  German

Requirements:
x Basic knowledge of probabilistic calculus
x Knowledge of system theory and digital signal processing basics

Aim:
x Knowledge of signal processing algorithms applied in modern digital communication schemes
x Knowledge of basic estimation approaches applied in digital receivers
x Ability of evaluation and selection of the named principles
x Overview of efficient realization methods for digital communication systems

Content:
x FFT-based down conversion
x Multi-rate systems (theory, implementation aspects)
x Asynchronous parametric resampling
x Adaptive filters
x Maximum-Likelihood Estimation
x Blind Channel Estimation
x Blind Equalization Approaches

Literature:
x Proakis, J. G.; Digital Communications; McGraw-Hill, New York; 4. Aufl.; 2000
x Kammeyer, K.-D.; Kroschel, K.; Digitale Signalverarbeitung; Teubner, Stuttgart; 6. Aufl.; 2006
x Kammeyer, K.-D.; Nachrichtenübertragung; Teubner, Stuttgart; 3. Aufl.; 2004
x Skriptum des Dozenten

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 146 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These hours are divided as follows:

45 hours attendance of lectures and seminars
16 hours regular study of the syllabus
15 hours work on problems and examples
35 hours preparation and finishing work for lab practice
10 hours reading and private study
25 hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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PHO4/1           Technical Optics

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU, 2 Pr
Language:                  German

Aim:
x Thorough comprehension of the design and function of passive optical systems
x Ability to characterize and to model optical systems
x Knowledge of the relevant descriptions in the particle or the wave model to explain optical
   phenomena
x Extension of the ability to measure the properties of optical systems
x Thorough comprehension of the function and properties of radiation sources and –detectors
x Ability to transfer the know-how from theory to practice, firstly by coarsely defined tasks and
   secondly in smaller projects.

Content:
x Ray-optical modelling of lens systems and optical instruments.
x Optical measurement techniques, such as
   x characterisation of optoelectronic components
   x quality of digital cameras
   x polarisation: measurement and applications
   x transmission properties of multimode optical fibers
   x characterisation of laser beams
   x fluorescent properties of materials
x Technical radiation sources and –detectors
x Deepening of radiometric and photometric measurements

Literature:
x Schröder/Treiber, Technische Optik, Vogel-Verlag 2007
x Pedrotti et al., Optik für Ingenieure, Springer 2005

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and practical training
20      hours regular study of the syllabus
35      hours construction of practice programs and solutions
25      hours reading and private study
25      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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PHO4/2          Micro and nano characteristics of materials, Laser

Weekly hours:           4
Credits:                5
Lectures:               4 SU
Language:               German

Aim:
x knowledge of relation between optical properties and microscopic construction of condensed
   matter(Kenntnis des grundlegenden Zusammenhangs von optischen Volumeneigenschaften mit
   dem mikroskopischen Aufbau)
x knowledge of relation betwwen optical surface characteristics and micro-/nano scaling structures
   (Kenntnis des Zusammenhangs optischer Oberflächeneigenschaften und mikro-/ nanoskaligen
   Strukturen)
x knowledge of atomar binding and energy bands (Kenntnis der atomaren Bindungen und der
   Energiebänder)
x knowledge of excited states in condesed matter and possible energy transitions (Kenntnis
   angeregter Zustände im Festkörper und entsprechender energetischer Übergänge)
x ability to correlate measured optical/electrical characteristics with the mikorscopic construction of
   condesed matter; ways to modify the microscopic construction of condesed matter (Fähigkeit,
   gemessene optische / elektrische Eigenschaften mit dem mikroskopischen Aufbau zu korrelieren
   und Wege für gezielte Modifikationen abzuleiten)

Content:
x condsed matter construction and bonding behaviour (Aufbau und Bindungsverhältnisse von
   Festkörpern)
x reciprocal lattice and Brillouin zone (Reziprokes Gitter und Brillouin-Zonen)
x lattice waves and its coupling on electromagnetic waves (Gitterschwingungen und ihre Kopplung
   an elektromagnetische Strahlung)
x Fermi gas and electronic band structure (Fermigas und Energiebänder)
x low dimensional semiconductors (Niedrigdimensionale Elektronensysteme in Halbleitern)
x optical properties like absoption, reflection and scattering (Optische Eigenschaften wie Absorption,
   Reflexion, Streuung)
x optical processes in the volume and at the surface (Optische Prozesse im Volumen und an der
   Oberfläche)

Literature:
x Ch. Kittel: Einführung in die Festkörperphysik, Oldenburg Verlag, 2005
x H. Ibach, H. Lüth: Festkörperphysik, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 2002
x J. Eichler, H. J. Eichler: Laser (Bauformen, Strahlführung, Anwendungen),
x Springer 2002
x H. Treiber: Lasertechnik, Frech-Verlag Stuttgart 1982
x H. Treiber: Der Laser in der industriellen Fertigungstechnik,
x Hoppenstedt Verlag Darmstadt 1990
x Donges, R. Noll, Lasermeßtechnik, Hüthig Verlag Heidelberg 1993

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Workload:

It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and practical training
30      hours regular study of the syllabus
25      hours work on problems and examples
25      hours reading and private study
25      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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PHO5/1           Optoelectronics, Optical Simulation

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU, 2 S
Language:                  German

Aim:
x knowledge of characteristics of condesed matter used for optoelectronic semiconductor devices
   (Kenntnisse über Eigenschaften von Materialien für optoelektronische Halbleiterbau-elemente
x comprehension of physical principals used for generating and detecting light within
   semiconductors (Verständnis von physikalischen Prinzipien für die Erzeugung und Detektion von
   Licht in Halbleitern)
x knowledge about semiconductor sources their construction and mode of operation, knowledge of
   semiconductor detectors (Kenntnisse über Aufbau und Wirkungsweise von Halbleiterlichtquellen
   und Detektoren)
x comprehension on basic circuit arrangement for emitters and receivers (Verständnis von
   Grundschaltungen für den Betrieb von Sendern und Empfängern)
x Kompetenz, ein umfangreiches, abstraktes Thema aus der Optoelektronik verständlich
   vorzustellen
x Fähigkeit, neuere Entwicklungen auf dem Gebiet der Optoelektronik einordnen und in Grundzügen
   verstehen zu können

Content:
x basic semiconductor physics (Halbleiterphysikalische Grundlagen)
x light and condensed matter
x construction and mode of functioining of semiconductor light sources (LED, LD, VCSEL)
x detectors (pin-Photodiode, APD, MSM-PD)
x basic circuit arrangements for sources and detectors
x manufacturing technologies and applications of optoelectronic devices
x excursion to industry
x Modelling of Lightsources
x Modelling of Surface Properties
x Modelling of Material Properties
x Methods of Analyzation
x Modelling of optical System
x Programming in Makro Language

Literature:
x Bludau Wolfgang: Halbleiter-Optoelektronik. Hanser, München 1995.
x Schiffner Gerhard: Optische Nachrichtentechnik. Teubner, Wiesbaden 2005.

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and practical training
25      hours regular study of the syllabus
15      hours work on problems and examples
30      hours preparation of the presentation
15      hours reading and private study
20      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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PHO5/2           Measuring optical systems

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU, 2 Pr
Language:                  German

Aim:
x Know-how of different options to design and set up optical measuring systems
x Identification of critical parameters influencing the measured results
x Ability to develop software for control of measuring processes, for signal detection and -
   processing
x Extension of the abilities in optical measurement techniques
x Ability to separate critical parameters
x Ability to transfer the know-how from theory to practice, firstly by coarsely defined tasks and
   secondly in smaller projects
x Ability to precisely describe and discuss measurement results.

Content:
x Short introduction into data acquisition software
x Short introduction into graphical presentation of results incl. fitting and smoothing processes.
x Spectroscopical measurments, emission, absorption and fluorescence
x Confocal microscopy
x Near- and far-field measurments @ light sources and fibers
x Characterisation of optical transmission systems (attenuation, bandwidth, BER,..)
x Measuring of planar light sources (uniformity, radiance,...)
x Special tasks

Literature:
x Labview
x Ziemann et al. , POF - Optische Polymerfasern für die Datenübertragung, Springer 2001
x Hans-Georg Unger, Optische Nachrichtentechnik. Band 2: Komponenten, Systeme, Meßtechnik,
    Hüthig Verlag 1992
x Schröder/Treiber, Technische Optik, Vogel-Verlag 2007

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 150 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and practical training
20      hours regular study of the syllabus
35      hours development, elaboration and presentation of solutions
25      hours reading and private study
25      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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MEC4/1           Micromechatronic components and systems

Weekly hours:              4
Credits:                   5
Lectures:                  2 SU, 2 Pr
Language:                  German

Aim:
x knowledge of design and basic principles of micromechatronic components (sensors, actuators,
   functional elements) which are important for their operation and for the design and built of
   according systems and production facilities
x knowledge of the integral design work, the interaction and the mathematical description of simple
   and complex mechatronic systems
x ability to evaluate, select and dimension mechanical, electronic and optical sensors and actuators
   in micro-dimensions
x combine mechanical, electronic and optical components to built adequate “micro-mechatronic”
   components and systems

Content:
x basics of structural design and packaging techniques. Physical and technological knowledge of
   micro-sensor and micro-actuator principles and their mathematical description
x design and application of micro-sensors to measure nonelectrical physical values including e.g.
   resistive, capacitive, inductive or transforming elements
x physical and technological fundamentals of generating motion, mechanical force and torque using
   micro-actuators and micro-drives
x integration of micromechanics, microelectronics, micro optics and information techniques to
   micro-mechatronic systems
x special subjects of micro-fabrication technologies (lithographie, thinfilm technologies, etching- and
   laser structuring techniques. Applications of micro-mechatronic systems

Literature:
x R. Brück; N. Rizvi; A. Schmidt: Angewandte Mikrosystemtechnik; Hanser Verlag München Wien;
    2001
x W. Menz; J.Mohr: Mikrosystemtechnik für Ingenieure; VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim;
    1997
x U. Mescheder: Mikrosystemtechnik Konzepte und Anwendungen; Teubner Verlag Stuttgart
x G. Gerlach; W. Dötzel: Grundlagen der Mikrosystemtechnik; Carl Hanser Verlag München Wien;
    1997
x W. Ehrfeld; Handbuch Mikrotechnik; Carl Hanser Verlag; München Wien; 2002
x S. Büttgenbach; Mikromechanik; Teubner Verlag; Stuttgart; 1994
x Walter Daenzer: Systems Engineering. Methodik und Praxis. 10. Aufl. Zürich: Verlag Industrielle
    Organisation 1999.

Workload:
It is expected that the average student will require 154 hours of study to acquire the necessary
knowledge and abilities. These are divided as follows:

45      hours attendance of lectures and practical training
32      hours regular study of the syllabus
30      hours preparation of experiments and writing test reports
20      hours reading and individual study
27      hours exam preparation

This is worth 5 credits.

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