# Search result: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2015

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Master | ||||||

Semester Projects | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |
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227-1572-02L | Semester Project (Nr 2) Please fill in the following form before registering: http://www.ee.ethz.ch/project_registration_form. | W | 8 credits | 20A | Professors | |

Abstract | Semester projects are designed to train the students for independent scientific work. A project uses the student's technical and social skills acquired during the master's program. The semester project comprises 280 hours of work and is supervised by a professor. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

Compulsory Electives in Humanities, Social and Political Sciences | ||||||

» see GESS Compulsory Electives | ||||||

Industrial Internship | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |

227-1550-00L | Internship in Industry Only for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology MSc | Z | 0 credits | external organisers | ||

Abstract | The main objective of the 12-week internship is to expose master's students to the industrial work environment. During this period, students have the opportunity to be involved in on-going projects at the host institution. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

Master Thesis | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |

227-1501-00L | Master's Thesis Admission only if A L L of the following apply: a) bachelor program successfully completed; b) acquired (if applicable) all credits from additional requirements for admission to master program; c) successfully completed both semester projects. Note: the conditions above are not applicable to incoming exchange students. All students, please fill in the following form before registering: http://www.ee.ethz.ch/project_registration_form. | O | 30 credits | 68D | Professors | |

Abstract | The Master Program finishes with a 6-months Master Thesis which is directed by a Professor of the Department or a Professor of another Department who is associated with the D-ITET. Students gain the ability to conduct independent scientific research on a specific research problem. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

Generally Accessible Seminars and Colloquia | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |

227-0919-00L | Knowledge-Based Image Interpretation | Z | 0 credits | 2S | G. Székely, L. Van Gool | |

Abstract | With the lecture series on special topics of Knowledge based image interpretation we sporadically offer special talks. | |||||

Objective | Presentation and discussion of internal and external original research results on the area of image analysis, computer vision, virtual and augmented reality and physically based simulation. Following recent work in the literature. | |||||

Content | Presentation and discussion of internal and external original research results on the area of image analysis, computer vision, virtual and augmented reality and physically based simulation. Following recent work in the literature. | |||||

227-0920-00L | Seminar in Systems and Control | Z | 0 credits | 1S | M. Morari, R. D'Andrea, J. Lygeros, R. Smith | |

Abstract | Current topics in Systems and Control presented mostly by external speakers from academia and industry. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

227-0950-00L | Acoustics | Z | 0 credits | 0.5K | K. Heutschi | |

Abstract | Current topics in Acoustics presented mostly by external speakers from academia and industry. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

227-0980-00L | Seminar on Biomedical Magnetic Resonance | Z | 0 credits | 2K | K. P. Prüssmann, S. Kozerke, M. Rudin | |

Abstract | Actuel developments and problems of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) | |||||

Objective | Getting insight to advanced topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging | |||||

227-0970-00L | Research Topics in Biomedical Engineering | Z | 1 credit | 2K | K. P. Prüssmann, M. Rudin, M. Stampanoni, K. Stephan, J. Vörös | |

Abstract | Current topics in Biomedical Engineering presented mostly by external speakers from academia and industry. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

227-0955-00L | Seminar in Electromagnetics | Z | 3 credits | 2K | J. Leuthold | |

Abstract | Selected topics of the current research activities of the IFH and closely related institutions are discussed. | |||||

Objective | Have an overview on the research activities of the IFH. | |||||

227-0708-00L | Diagnostics, Measurement and Testing Technology in High Voltage Technology | Z | 0 credits | 2S | H.‑J. Weber | |

Abstract | Discussion of various diagnostic methods to evaluate the electrical insulation of the components and subsystems of high-voltage networks. Independent performance of experiments in the laboratory using high and low voltages. Acquaintance with the most important testing methods and international standards. Calibration methods and maintenance of high-voltage measuring devices. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

Lecture notes | Handouts | |||||

Literature | - M. Beyer, W. Boeck, K. Möller, W. Zaengl: Hochspannungstechnik, Springer-Verlag, 1986 - A. Küchler: Hochspannungstechnik, Springer, Berlin, 3. Auflage, 2009 | |||||

252-4810-00L | ZISC Information Security Colloquium Does not take place this semester. | Z | 0 credits | 2K | S. Capkun, D. Basin, U. Maurer, A. Perrig, B. Plattner | |

Abstract | Series of invited lectures about current topics in information security. Schedule according to announcement on the lecture web page. | |||||

Objective | see above | |||||

Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements The courses below are only available for MSc students with additional admission requirements. | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |

227-0101-AAL | Discrete-Time and Statistical Signal Processing Enrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement. | E- | 6 credits | 8R | H.‑A. Loeliger | |

Abstract | Fundamental topics of digital signal processing with a bias towards applications in communications: discrete-time linear filters, equalization, DFT, discrete-time stochastic processes, elements of detection theory and estimation theory, LMMSE estimation and LMMSE filtering, LMS algorithm, Viterbi algorithm. | |||||

Objective | Through self study the participant is introduced to some fundamental topics of digital signal processing with a bias towards applications in communications. The two main themes are "linearity" and "probability". In the first part of the course, we deepen our understanding of discrete-time linear filters. In the second part of the course, we review the basics of probability theory and discrete-time stochastic processes. We then discuss some basic concepts of detection theory and estimation theory, as well as some practical methods including LMMSE estimation and LMMSE filtering, the LMS algorithm, and the Viterbi algorithm. | |||||

Content | Discrete-time linear systems and the z-transform. Discrete time and continuous time: forth and back. Digital filters. DFT. Elements of probability theory. Discrete-time stochastic processes. Elements of detection theory and estimation theory. Linear estimation and filtering. Wiener filter. LMS algorithm. Viterbi algorithm. | |||||

Lecture notes | Lecture Notes. | |||||

227-0103-AAL | Control Systems Enrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement. | E- | 6 credits | 8R | M. Morari | |

Abstract | Study of concepts and methods for the mathematical description and analysis of dynamical systems. The concept of feedback. Design of control systems for single input - single output and multivariable systems. | |||||

Objective | Study of concepts and methods for the mathematical description and analysis of dynamical systems. The concept of feedback. Design of control systems for single input - single output and multivariable systems. | |||||

Content | Process automation, concept of control. Modelling of dynamical systems - examples, state space description, linearisation, analytical/numerical solution. Laplace transform, system response for first and second order systems - effect of additional poles and zeros. Closed-loop control - idea of feedback. PID control, Ziegler - Nichols tuning. Stability, Routh-Hurwitz criterion, root locus, frequency response, Bode diagram, Bode gain/phase relationship, controller design via "loop shaping", Nyquist criterion. Feedforward compensation, cascade control. Multivariable systems (transfer matrix, state space representation), multi-loop control, problem of coupling, Relative Gain Array, decoupling, sensitivity to model uncertainty. State space representation (modal description, controllability, control canonical form, observer canonical form), state feedback, pole placement - choice of poles. Observer, observability, duality, separation principle. LQ Regulator, optimal state estimation. | |||||

Lecture notes | A copy of the lecture slides can be obtained from Student Print on Demand (SPOD) for CHF 11. www.spod.ethz.ch Exercise material is available for download at the Control Systems webpage www.control.ee.ethz.ch/~rs or in the exercise sessions. | |||||

Literature | G.F. Franklin, J.D. Powell, A. Emami-Naeini. Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems. 6th edition, Prentice Hall, Version 2009, Reading, ISBN 978-0-1350-150-9.Softcover student's edition ca. CHF 150.-. (Spring 2010) | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | Prerequisites: Signal and Systems Theory / MATLAB skills | |||||

227-0166-AAL | Analog Integrated Circuits Enrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement. ATTENTION: Starting in the fall semester 2015, this course will be offered only in the fall with an examination only in winter. | E- | 6 credits | 8R | Q. Huang | |

Abstract | This course provides a foundation in analog integrated circuit design based on bipolar and CMOS technologies. | |||||

Objective | Integrated circuits are responsible for much of the progress in electronics in the last 50 years, particularly the revolutions in the Information and Communications Technologies we witnessed in recent years. Analog integrated circuits play a crucial part in the highly integrated systems that power the popular electronic devices we use daily. Understanding their design is beneficial to both future designers and users of such systems. The basic elements, design issues and techniques for analog integrated circuits will be taught in this course. | |||||

Content | Review of bipolar and MOS devices and their small-signal equivalent circuit models; Building blocks in analog circuits such as current sources, active load, current mirrors, supply independent biasing etc; Amplifiers: differential amplifiers, cascode amplifier, high gain structures, output stages, gain bandwidth product of op-amps; Stability; Comparators; Second-order effects in analog circuits such as mismatch, noise and offset; A/D and D/A converters; Introduction to switched capacitor circuits. | |||||

Lecture notes | Handouts of slides. No script but an accompanying textbook is recommended. | |||||

Literature | Gray, Hurst, Lewis, Meyer, "Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits", 5th Ed. Wiley, 2010. | |||||

227-0117-AAL | High Voltage Technology Enrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement. | E- | 6 credits | 8R | C. Franck | |

Abstract | Understanding of the fundamental phenomena and principles connected with the occurrence of extensive electric field strengths. This knowledge is applied to the dimensioning of equipment of electric power systems. Methods of computer-modeling in use today are presented and applied within the framework of the exercises. | |||||

Objective | The students know the fundamental phenomena and principles connected with the occurrence of extensive electric field strengths. They comprehend the different mechanisms leading to the failure of insulation systems and are able to apply failure criteria on the dimensioning of high voltage components. They have the ability to identify of weak spots in insulation systems and to name possibilities for improvement. Further they know the different insulation systems and their dimensioning in practice. | |||||

Content | - discussion of the field equations relevant for high voltage engineering. - analytical and numerical solutions/solving of this equations, as well as the derivation of the important equivalent circuits for the description of the fields and losses in insulations - introduction to kinetic theory of gases - mechanisms of the breakdown in gaseous, liquid and solid insulations, as well as insulation systems - methods for the mathematical determination of the electric withstand of gaseous, liquid and solid insulations - application of the expertise on high voltage components - excursions to manufacturers of high voltage components - workshop to learn on computer-modeling in high voltage engineering | |||||

Lecture notes | Handouts | |||||

Literature | A. Küchler, Hochspannungstechnik, Springer Berlin, 3. Auflage, 2009 (ISBN: 978-3540784128) |

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