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Electrotechnology in Mechanical Engineering

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0206
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Billing, Mika
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8 2014-08-22 – 2014-10-25Marko RantasaloFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-21
9I-KT-1N2015-01-05 – 2015-03-16Marko RantasaloFinnish2014-12-08 – 2015-01-12

Learning Outcomes

The student is able to choose electrical equipment for applications used in mechanical automation and understands the effects of electrical energy. S/he is able to read circuit diagrams and know how to use a multimeter. S/he also manages the electrical work that is permitted to be done oneself.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


Basics of DC and AC circuits, symbols used in diagrams, electrical measurements, electric diagrams, switchgear, requirements for electrical equipment used in mechanical automation, electric machines and motors and their control, electrical safety.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Sähkötekniikan ja Elektroniikan perusteet Ahoranta,
WSOY mekatroniikka, ISBN 951-1-18557-4

Automaatiojärjestelmien logiikat ja ohjausjärjestelmät WSOY ISBN 978-951-0-32423-3.
other material provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, laboratory exercises

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exam, participation in exercises and project. Assessment on scale 1-5. An approved completion of laboratory exercises is a requirement.