Course syllabus


ESS010, 15 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2016-04-05

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: E1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim is to give a firm base for continued studies in electronics. The student should have an understanding of, and be able to prove knowledge in, the internal design of different building blocks like the schematic, components, sources and loads. The student should also have gained skills and understanding of basic circuit theory, and the representation and processing of signals in time and frequency domains.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Examination consists of laboratory work, reports, hand-in, project work and two written exams. There are two possibilities for re-exam of written exam part 1 and part 2 but the laboratory work and lectures are only given once a year. The grade is set by the truncated mean value of the results of part 1 and part 2.

Code: 0112. Name: Examination 1.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam. Contents: Basic circuit theory and AC-circuits.
Code: 0212. Name: Examination 2.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam. Contents: The whole curriculum but mainly systems built with operational amplifiers. Digital components.
Code: 0312. Name: Project.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report. Contents: General knowledge and over-all view of electrical systems. Project work and writing a report. Further information: The project is only given once a year.
Code: 0412. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed laboratory work and written reports. Contents: Laboratory work.
Code: 0512. Name: Assignment.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: ETE022, ETE115, ETI195, ETI196, ETIA01

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Docent Erik Lind,
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