Materials and Technologies (Modul F)

Higher education teachers: Vončina Danjel
Credits: 6
Semester: summer
Subject code: 64269



Subject description

Prerequisits:

  • Enrolment in the second cycle master study in Electrical Engineering

Content (Syllabus outline):

Classification of materials in electrical engineering. Determination of material properties. Fundamentals of crystallography. Selected crystal structures of metals. Synthesis and properties of alloys. Thermoelectric effects of metal junctions, electrical contacts. Fundamentals of electrochemistry, batteries and fuel cells. Materials for resistors. Superconductivity. Soldering alloys and fluxes. Soft and permanent magnet materials. Magnetic anisotropy, technology of soft and permanent magnet materials and their applications. Properties of isolation materials. Thermoplastic and duroplastic materials.

Objectives and competences:

Student will get knowledge about materials that are used in the field of electrical engineering. Knowing the electrical, mechanical, chemical and other properties of materials students can be active in design of electrical machines and devices in the field of power electronics and power systems.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding structure of materials in the field of electrical engineering, their physical, chemical and mechanical properties. Student will get knowledge about processing of materials that are mainly used in the field of power electronics and power systems. Student will get insight into technologies for improvement of specific properties of materials.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures, laboratory work in small groups (danger of high voltage), professional excursion





Study materials

  1. E. Ivers-Tiffee, W. von Munch, "Werkstoffe der Elektrotehnik", Teubner, 2004
  2. P. Campbell, "Permanent Magnet Materials and their Application", Cambridge University Press, 1994.
  3. E. Steingroever, G. Ross, "Magnetization, Demagnetisation and Calibration of Permanent Magnet Systems", Magnet-Physik, Köln, 1997.
  4. C. P. Poole, "Handbook of Supeconductivity", Academic Press, 2000
  5. Gerhard Fasching, "Werkstoffe für die Elektrotechnik", Springer Verlag, Wien, 1984.
  6. Carl H. Hamann, Andrew Hamnett, Wolf Vielstich, "Electrochemistry", Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1998.
  7. Michaeli, Greif, Wolters, Vossebürger, "Technologie der Kunststoffe", Carl Hanser Verlag München, 1998.



Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electronics
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electrical Power Engineering
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Control Systems and Computer Engineering
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Mechatronics
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Robotics
  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies