[ 281ETELTETU20 ] UE Theoretical Electrical Engineering

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Mechatronics Bernhard Jakoby 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Mechatronics 2022W
Objectives In depth mathematical development of base concepts covered in the lecture
  • Introduction to field theory: scalar fields, vector fields, operators and differential operators, setting-up and solving of line integrals.
  • Electric field, electrostatics: Coulomb's law, force on sample charge, superposition, potential, potential energy, Maxwell equations 2 and 3, electrostatic fields in matter, behavior at interfaces, capacitance, differential Maxwell equations.
  • Steady state electric current field: electric field inside a conductor, current, current density, drift velocity of electrons, resistors, Kirchhoff law for nodes, Kirchhoff law for meshes.
  • Magnetic field, magnetostatics: force on moving charge, matter in magnetic field, Maxwell equations 1 and 4 (magnetostatic!), generation by currents, induction, coupling of electric and magnetic fields, time dependent Maxwell equations, forces in magnetic field, Hall effect.
  • Electrodynamics and Electromagnetic Waves
Criteria for evaluation Written tests
Methods Homework and solving problems with assistants
Language German
Study material Exercise compendium

Recommended Literature of associated lecture

Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)ist gemeinsam mit 281ETELELTU20: UE Elektrotechnik (1,5 ECTS) äquivalent zu
MEBPDUEETE2: UE Elektrotechnik 2 (2,5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 35
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence