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Higher education institution:
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
ECTS credits:
7(E) + 8(E) + 30(L)
Issuing teachers:

Professor Danijel Pavković, PhD

Assistant Professor Mario Hrgetić, PhD

Course contractors:

Research Associate Matija Krznar, PhD (E)

Assistant Professor Mario Hrgetić, PhD (L)

Professor Danijel Pavković, PhD (L)

Course description:
Course objectives: Acquiring a basic knowledge of electronic technology for mechanical engineers. Obtaining basic insights of modern microelectronics and microprocessor technology Enrolment requirements and required entry competences for the course: Electrical engineering Student responsibilities: Regular attendance of lectures and practical excercises Consultations as needed Grading and evaluation of student work over the course of instruction and at a final exam: Regular attendance Active participation in practical excercises Coloquium Examination Methods of monitoring quality that ensure acquisition of exit competences: Interactive teaching process, with active student participation, exam, consultations, email correspondence Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to (learning outcomes): Understanding the undelying operating principles of electronic components and circuits. Lectures 1. Semiconductor technology 2. Electronic elements 3. Electronic circuits 4. Signal amplifier circuits 5. Power control circuits 6. Integrated circuit technology 7. Analog integrated circuits 8. Operational amplifiers 9. Digital integrated circuits 10. Sensors and actuators 11. Analog to digital and digital to analog converters 12. Microprocessor peripheral circuits 13. Microprocessor architecture 14. Principles of computer networks 15. Programmable logic controllers (PLC) Exercises 1. Diodes and rectifiers 2. Bipolar transistor 3. Field effect transistor 4. Transistor amplifier 5. Automatic circuits with sensor 6. Operational amplifier circuits 7. Thiristor circuits 8. Coloquium 1 9. Logic circuits 10. Acquisition circuits 11. Connecting peripheral circuits 12. Analog control using microprocessor 13. Digital control using microprocessor 14. Conecting and programming of programmable logic controllers 15. Coloquium 2
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Mandatory literature:

1. Grilec, J., Zorc, D., "Osnove elektronike", Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2002

2. Biljanović, P., "Elektronički sklopovi, zbirka zadataka", Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2005.

3. Millman, J., Grabel, A., "Microelectronics", Mc Graw Hill, 1987.

Course in study programme:
Code Name of study Level of study Semester Required/Elective
23 Mechatronics and Robotics undergraduate 4 required


  • E - Exercises
  • L - Lectures