autumn 2023
ELE-3605 Electrical Engineering Project - 5 ECTS

Type of course

Can be taken as a single subject. The course is reserved for students belonging to Master in Electrical Engineering.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor degree in Engineering program in power electronics and electrical machines. Basic knowledge in power systems is also an advantage.

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

- minimum 25 credits in mathematics (equivalent to Mathematical Methods 1, 2 og 3), 5 credits in statistics and 7,5 ects i physics on a higher level is required.

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

ELE-3508 Electrical Engineering Project 5 ects

Course content

The student will choose one of the presented design projects within electrical engineering. Relevant topics includes power electronics, energy conversion, control systems, automation and communication. All project proposals will include both a theoretical and a practical part (lab work/simulation). Lectures on design of printed circuit boards and a soldering course will be provided.

Recommended prerequisites

ELE-3501 Control Engineering, STE6225 Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 2, STE6271 Manufacturing Logistics

Objectives of the course

After completing the subject, the candidate will have the following learning outcome:


  • The candidate will have knowledge about the working principle of the chosen project topic
  • The candidate will be able to explain the relevant theory for the chosen project
  • The candidate will know how to write a project report according to the IEEE standard
  • The candidate will have knowledge on running experiments and conducting measurements in a laboratory environment


  • The candidate will be able to derive a mathematical model of the project case
  • The candidate will be able to implement a simulation model of the project case
  • The candidate will be able to build an experimental prototype setup for laboratory tests
  • The candidate will be able to perform laboratory measurements, analysis and troubleshooting using scientific instruments

General competence:

  • The candidate will be able to see general electrical engineering theory in a practical perspective
  • The candidate will have a basic knowledge of scientific working methods

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Supervision and lectures.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements" section".

Master Level

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty:

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More info about the assignment

The work on a chosen topic among the available choices can be performed in small groups or individually. The report should be written according to current scientific standards.

More info about the oral exam

The final grade is based on the project report and a individual adjusting oral exam. The whole grade scale can be applied after adjustment.

Re-sit examination

A re-sit opportunity is offered with a new project report and oral presentation. The report should cover a new topic.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: ELE-3605
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