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Electrical engineering and electronics (4 cr)

Code: KC00CB87-3005

General information


03.12.2021 - 23.01.2022


10.01.2022 - 08.05.2022


4 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering


  • Alpo Anttonen
  • Marko Hietamäki

Student groups

  • KONE21A
  • KONE21B


Upon completion of the course, students will understand the essential concepts and calculation methods used in theoretical electrical engineering. They will acquire a general view of the possibilities of electronics in mechanical engineering applications. Students will know the more important components used in electronics and have command of the basic dimensioning and calculations of them.


- Basics in electrical engineering and methods of calculation
- Basic structures and features of various types of motors
- Basic components of electronics: diodes, transistors, operation amplifiers and their operating principles, basic circuits in analog technology


Lecturer's material, online material and laboratory materials

Teaching methods

Lectures, laboratory exercises

Student workload

Total work load of the course 108 h, of which
- scheduled lectures: 16 h
- Laboratory work: 15 h
- autonomous studies: 77 h

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Satisfactory (1-2) The student knows the basics

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good (3-4) The student masters well the principles of essential concepts and calculation methods used in theoretical electrical engineering

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent (5):The student can utilize the learned skills in demanding project assignment

Assessment methods and criteria

There is an exam at the end of the course. Participation in laboratory exercises is mandatory.


No previous studies are required.