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Electrotechnology and Lighting Technology

Code 12738
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 5
Workload PL(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Science and Technology
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery - Teaching with classroom lectures and practices.
Learning outcomes Provide an overview of practical knowledge for designers of Electrotechnology and Lighting Technology including: Electrical energy system (Production, transport and distribution), electrical technology and electrical materials, analysis of electrical circuits in direct current and alternating current, safety rules for the use of electric energy, efficiency of an electrical device, properties of light, Artificial light production technologies and the legal requirements for artificial lighting.
Syllabus 1. Energy: Definition; Forms of energy; Energy sources; Production, transportation and Distribution of Electric Energy.
2. Electrical Materials
3. Electrical Circuits: components and Symbology.
4. Analysis of Direct Current Circuits
5. Analysis of Alternating Current Circuits
6. Energy Efficiency: Energy Input-Output of Domestic Equipment
7. Risks and Safety in Electrical Equipment: Electrical Protection.
8. Ambient classification of electric energy use locations and legal requirements for the electric equipment.
9. The nature of light.
10 Photometry.
11. Lighting. Types of lamps and armatures: main features and applications.
12. Lighting calculation and lighting design
Main Bibliography 1. C.M.P. Cabrita, "Electrotecnia", Vol. 1, 1997, Edição do Autor.
2. J.V. Carreira Matias, "Tecnologia da Electricidade ", 1987, Didáctica Editora.
3. J. Edminister, "Circuitos Eléctricos", 1978, McGraw-Hill, Brasil.

Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-16

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