From traffic light control via laptops down to Smartphones - electronics are everywhere and electronic devices pervade virtually all spheres of our lives, enhancing our quality of life. The Applied Electronics degree program will introduce you to all the technologies in which electronics are playing a role. You may specialize in environmental technology or in automation.
Mag.a Andrea WinkelbauerFavoritenstraße 226, B.3.251100 ViennaT:+43 1 606 68 77-2110F: +43 1 606 68 firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours during the semesterMo. and Wed., 2.00 p.m.–7.30 p.m.Tue., 2.00 p.m.–6.00 p.m.Fri., 2.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.
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Application period for academic year 2019/20
1st Oktober 2018 to 11th August 2019
tuition fee / semester:
+ ÖH premium + contribution**
* Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727 per semester
**for additional study expenses (currently up to €83 depending on degree program and year)
You have an intrinsic interest in technical systems and their functionality. You are enthusiastic about electronics in general and its many applications in everyday life. You are convinced that the potential has not been exploited by far, which is why you enjoy tinkering with innovations. Subjects such as mathematics, C programming or the course in "Electronic equipment design" stimulate you to implement your ideas and offer practical experience to assist you in your professional challenges. The specialized courses in environmental technology or automation are sure to offer something of interest to you.
We cooperate closely with renowned companies in commerce and industry. You may benefit from this in many ways: Our research and development laboratories set up by Phoenix Contact, an internationally operating company in the field of electrical engineering and automation, are state-of-the-art. This guarantees diversified teaching and learning in automation technology. A number of interesting companies and cooperation partners are furthermore represented at our "Firmentag Technik" (Company day Technology) at the main FH Campus Vienna. Make use of the time between your courses to socialize, to establish ties for your professional future and to enter into discussions with potential employers. You will participate in R & D projects, helping to shape the dialog between practice and science at the FH. We will also gladly support you in finding contacts for your internship or studies abroad. You will in this respect benefit from our extensive networking with international universities. We will support you towards realizing your ideas for exciting projects and offer you a stage: We showcase the best projects to a wide audience in our Campus Innovation Lab at the Open House or at the BeSt trade fair. Practical relevance is also guaranteed through our Campus Lecture evenings which are open to all and offer contributions by prominent experts.
The degree program's strong practical orientation is a defining advantage. We have extensive projects running in our laboratories and test and measurement facilities. In our environmental technology specialization field, students are working with a photovoltaic demonstration and research system. The panels are installed on the roof of the FH Campus Wien and inject renewable power into the local network. This offers our students the opportunity of learning and researching based on a practical photovoltaic system in operation. Another benefit offered to students is the facility of using computer simulations to carry out experiments and research projects at any time, irrespective of the weather.
Our new Phoenix Contact Technology Competence Center will satisfy all your needs for learning and research in automation, the second field of specialization.
Within the framework of this degree program, we also offer the opportunity of obtaining certifications such as the LabView Certificate, PMA Project Management Austria Level D or the Process Management Certificate, all of which are in high demand in industry.
In addition to a thorough technically training, you will also learn about decision and leadership competency, so important in our industry. You will obtain the project management qualifications you need for complex and planning activities.
Lector: Dr.in Christa Blecha, Mag. Susanne Malacek
TOPICSOrganisation: Talking about your company Cultures Presentation techniques: Peer PresentationsSocial EnglishTelephoning
Written exam Peer-presentationClassroom participation Distance Learning
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc
Lector: Hubert Wimmer, MSc
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Petz
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter
Lector: Ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Günther Karigl, Valerie Roitner, MSc
* Handling of natural, rational, real and complex numbers* Definition of functions, elementary functions* Convergence of sequences and series, continuity, differentiability, interpretations in natural sciences and technology* Applications of differential calculus: curve analysis, l'Hospital's rule, Newton's approximation* Integral calculus: indefinite and definite integrals, improper integrals
Sample exercises are to be prepared and presented, a written exam at the end of the semester will serve as the assessment of choice.
Presentation with whiteboard, demonstrations with a laptop and video projector, a script accompanying the lecture can be found on the portal. Moreover, exercises are to be prepared and presented by the students.
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc, Hubert Wimmer, MSc
Part I:------Fundamentals of computer networksOSI reference modelError detection and correction in data transmissionPart II:-------Logic familiesDigital circuit techniquesMemory technologiesInterface circuitsPart III:--------Analog-to-Digital/Digital-to-Analog conversion
Knowledge of the concepts of object oriented programming.Design of class architectures and the techniques of object oriented software development which are critical for the state-of-the-art in software design.Mind set and approach of object oriented programming, central terms like data hiding and inheritance, implementing the methods for given problems and in practical examples.
Continuous assessments throughout the course by means of short exams and presentation of practical examples programmed by the student
practical exercises with remote teaching and presence units
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis
Knowledge of the concepts of advanced C- and C++ programming.Understanding of the concept of pointers, pointer artihmetic, function pointers, and pointers to advanced data structures.Design of class architectures and the techniques of object oriented software development which are critical for the state-of-the-art in software design.Mind set and approach of object oriented programming, central terms like data hiding and inheritance.
Written exam at the end of the course.At least 60% are required for passing the exam
Recruitment, Job Applications, CV and Cover LetterNegotiations
Class participationDistance learningFinal exam
Lector: DI Dr. Helmut Länger, Dr. Christian Steineder
Operating with vectors and matrices,solving systems of linear equations and applications,functions in several variables, partial derivatives, gradient,extreme values with and without side conditions, Taylor expansion,basics for line integrals and multiple integrals
Immanent audit process in exercise parts and final written exam
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Johann Walzer
Circuits with operational amplifiers (active filters, current sources/current sinks, active rectifier, limiter, circuits for linearisation, function generator, interface circuits)Non-ideal properties of operational amplifiers and relevant counter measuresStability of operational amplifiers (Bode plot, phase margin, Unity Gain Stability / minimal amplification)Power amplifier (Push-pull amplifier)Signal theory of amplifiersLinear voltage regulatorDC-DC ConverterApplication of special components: Multivibrators, digital potentiometers, optocouplers, voltage references, analog switches/multiplexer, PLL, DDSProtection circuits (ESD)
Lecture with Laptop, Beamer and explanations on whiteboard
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Daniela Kahn, O. Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Ing.(grad.) Gerhard Schildt
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc, Julia Teissl, BSc MSc
Solve exercises with given Hardware (STM32 - ARM Cortex M4) by programming the controller in C. Fundamentals of microcontrollers, components of an actual microcontroller(timer, NVIC, ADC, UART,..) and LCD display.
Continuous assessments throughout the courseAt least 60% are required for passing the exam.
Hands on examples
Computer architectures focusing on microcontrollers. Pipeline, Interrupt and other developments since the Von Neumann architecture. Atmel, Cortex-M4 are introduced as well as specialized controllers like Arduino and STM32. Components of an actual microcontroller (timer, NVIC, ADC,..).
Written exam at the end of the course.At least 60% are required for passing the exam.
Lecture combined with distance learning
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann
- Structure of control systems- Transfer function- Stability- Frequency response- Controller design
Immanent examination character with final written exam.
- Lecture notes- Presentation with beamer- Solving problems using MATLAB- Discussion- Step-by-step explanation of complex contents on the whiteboard
Practical application of the theory from related lectures.Documentation and interpretation of measurement results.
Immanent examination character
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Silvia Schmidt, MSc BSc, Julia Teissl, BSc MSc
Applied µC programming:read and interpret sensor data, implementaion and application of two-wire bus systems (I²C, SPI). Special tricks and techniques of µC programming are introduced and discussed.
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner, Julia Teissl, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn,
Lector: FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka
* What is science* Scientific work* Scientific writing* Peer review* Code of ethics* Scientific presentations
* Theory presentation
* student presentations (distance learning)* discussion and additions by the lecturer
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch
• Introduction and basic concepts of computer-aided tools (EDA, CAD, CAE);• Computer simulation of electronic circuits with different complexity• Development of new simulation models for special components based on their specification• Computer aided circuit board design by means of a logic circuit, simulation and circuit board design software• Computer-aided system design
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann, FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner, Hubert Wimmer, MSc
Lector: Dr.in Christa Blecha, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA
Students learn how to present professional articles from different areas of Electronics in English. Thereby students learn the relevant professional vocabulary and get to know specific technical content.
presentationsclass participationfinal exam
Lector: DI (FH) Herbert Andert
Basic terms, hard- and software-configuration of a process control system, procedures to develop software-systems, basics in safety-technologies, reliability- and safety-preparations, handling of automation-projects, operations of automation-engineers, design-modells.
Lector: Ing. Gernot Korak, BSc MSc
Lector: DI (FH) Karl Scheida, MSc
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Schulik
The austrian way of environmental protection for producing companies in the electronic industry
LV abschließende Endprüfung
Lector: DI Markus Meissner
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Walter Forsthuber
Lector: Mag. Alexander Friedrich Meixner, MMag. Helmut Pscheidl
teaching the operations in an automation project, calculation of hard- and software cost as well as engineering and project managementmodelling of automation tasks, project management especially for automation-projects, special automation topics: weighing ...kpi and benchmarking, engineering tasks in an automation projectspractical exercises
LV Immanenter Prüfungscharakter
Lector: Mag. Bernhard Mlynek, DI. Dr. Michael Schneider, European Patent Attorney
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Wolfram Irsa, CIRM, CFPIM
• Introduction to the different lifecycle phases of an electronic component / assembly and a complete device. • Requirements of the production to the electronic assembly as well as its test and analysis structure. Consideration of these boundary conditions for a cost and resource efficient design of electronic assemblies and systems. • Influence of service & diagnostic requirements on the design of electronic assemblies and systems. • Modern test and analysis systems for electronic circuits and assemblies. • Recycling of electronic assemblies and devices (legal framework and design guidelines). • Banned Substances in the field of electronics - alternative products as well as application.
Immanent examination character, participation, attendance - 20% of the overall grade Term paper - 30% of the overall grade Written exam - 50% of the overall grade
Lecture, term paper, exhibits, videos, elaboration of scientific terms.
Number of teaching weeks18 per semester
TimesThree to four evenings/week from 5.30 p.m.-8.45 p.m. and on certain Saturdays from 8.30 a.m.-5.00 p.m.
Language of instructionGerman
The fields of electronics, electrical and environmental technology are booming. The need for new products, services and applications is driving the creation of many jobs for well-qualified experts. The current demand of companies for FH degree program graduates exceeds supply by far. This will naturally facilitate your entry into this professional niche. The degree program is also a solid basis for the assumption of managerial responsibilities after your professional experience and continuing education.
From equipment design to finished product, from concept to simulation - national and international project planning and handling in the field of electronics, electrical and information technology will characterize your future career. You will in future find yourself in the following fields of industry:
Equivalence is determined by international agreements, validation or in individual cases a decision by the head of the academic section.
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You obtained your professional qualification in the field of teaching electrical disciplines, in technical colleges or as a part-time graduate of the first phase of an HTL (Federal College of Engineering).
To apply you will require the following documents:
It is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You must complete your application in one session.
Your application will be valid as soon as you upload all of the required documents and certificates. In the event that some documents (e.g. references) are not available at the time you apply, you may submit these later via e-mail, mail or in person by no later than the start of the degree program.
The selection process consists of a written test and an interview with the selection committee.
First semester students in technical or structural engineering degree programs have the opportunity of attending special refresher and preparatory courses pertinent to their degree program in subjects such as mathematics, physics, English, electronics, C programming etc. This will facilitate entry into the FH degree program and ensure your success in important degree program subjects.
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Experience shows that many questions arise during the application phase and start of the degree program. We therefore propose that interested persons and applicants should network with higher semester students in the same degree program as yours. Personal and individual contact with your buddy will facilitate your entry into the degree program.
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