1. physical values
  2. introduction in structure of matter
    1. electrical charge
    2. atoms
    3. electrical conductivity in metals
    4. electrical conductivity in semiconductors and isolators
    5. examples of conductive properties (gaseous, liquid, bulk)
  3. effects of electrical current
    1. thermal effects
    2. magnetic effects
    3. electromagnetic effects
    4. chemical effects
  4. introduction in DC circuits
    1. simple model for voltage and current
    2. technical direction of the current
    3. the electric circuit
    4. important circuit symbols
    5. ohm's law
    6. convention for assigning directional signs
    7. Kirchhoff voltage law (Kirchhoff law for meshes)
    8. divided circuit, parallel cicruit, conductance
    9. voltage divider
    10. simplification of networks
    11. superpositioning
    12. Thevenin's theorem (realistic electric sources)
    13. basic ciruits
      1. example for series circuit: contact resistance given by (0) connection cable (ca. 10..20mOhm) (1) resistance of crimping, (2)resistance of contact body (e.g. with spring), (3) contact spring element (ca. 1mOhm). All three for male and female connector each
  5. linear sources

You already know V-I-R and you not only connect AC/SC with music?
Great! Then you should Go one step Fürther.
In this course we will investigate

  • which ideal components are used in circuits and
  • how they interact with each other and different types of current.



Introduction in Electrical Engineering 1
or: How to work with this course?

Direct Current Circuits

  1. Preparation, Properties, Proportions
    or: Watt is Power and Current?
  2. Simple Circuits
    or: about Branches and Stars
  3. non-ideal Sources and two pole Networks
    or: something lumpy with two Pins and why shots circuits may be important
  4. Network Analysis
    Recipes for Networking
  5. DC Circuit Transients
    oder: unfinite Charging

      Alternating Current Circuits

  6. Circuits under different frequencies
    or: dampening and oscillating

Further Links

  • In addition to the H.Er.T.Z script (see above), there are further exercises.
  • Further exercises will be distributed via ILIAS

Additional Links