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                                                          Riga Technical University
                                                            Course list 2012/2013
                                Autumn                                            Electromagnetism. Oscilations and waves. Optics. Quantum physics.
                                                                                  Structure of solid state. Nuclear physics and elementary particles.

                                                                                  VIV151 Russian Language (basic course)
GENERAL COURSES
                                                                                  2.00 CP (3.00 ECTS) beginners
                                                                                  The basic course of Russian is meant for beginners and is aimed at the
DMF101 Mathematics Part I
                                                                                  basic skills in reading, writing, audition and applied communication.
5.00 CP (7.5 ECTS)
Introduction. Analytical geometry: vectors, lines, and surfaces. Linear
                                                                                  MFZ104 Physical Bases of Technologies
algebra: matrices, determinants, and systems of linear equations.
                                                                                  2.00 CP (3.00 ECTS)
Introduction to analysis: limits, continuity. Differential calculus:
                                                                                  Some important principles of mechanics. Technology of modern
derivative, differentials and their applications. Integral calculus: indefinite
                                                                                  micromechanics. Methods of termodynamics and statistics in molecular
and definite integrals, their applications. Ordinary differential equations.
                                                                                  physics. Electricity and magnetism. The dual nature of light: some main
Series. Double and triple integrals.
                                                                                  principles of waves and quantum optics. Elements of solid state physics.
DIP101 Computer Science (basic course)                                            Properties of electromagnetic waves and their aplication technology.
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                                Lasers: physical basis of operation, design, applications. Some features
Kinds of computers. An overview of the modern computer. The                       of nuclear and radiation physics.Technology of production of energy and
fundamentals of the data processing theory. Alghorimization. Iteration,           radiation protection.
recursion processes and loops. The fundamentals of programming
language: variables, arrays, records, files, input/output operations,             FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING
subroutines. Introduction in the programming. Modules of the program.
Libraries. Previous courses: Informatics of secondary school.                     AAP704 Design Studio
                                                                                  6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)
VIL168 Latvian Language (Part I; Part II; Part III)                               Principles of architectural graphics and rendering. Plans, sections,
1.00 CP (1.5 ECTS) (each part/student may select one part per                     elevations, axonometric and perspective drawings. Measurement of
semester ONLY)                                                                    architectural details and structures. Artistic composition and semantics
The course is designed for foreigners. The aim of the course is to train          in architecture. Spatial analysis of buildings. Design of a small building.
and develop basic skills in communication, listening, reading and writing         Building on a plot. Draft and design of a one-family house. Construction
so that purpose in everyday situations. The course contains the most              drawings. Understanding of organisation of surrounding environment of
necessary topics.                                                                 inhabited sites. Artistic composition of cityscape. Design of a public
                                                                                  building of uncomplicated function (motel, shop, club etc.). New
English Language                                                                  functions in old buildings. Environmental context. Transformation of
2.00 CP (3.00 ECTS) Intermediate                                                  existing building. Designing of public buildings of complicated function.
Basic English course that can be integrated with other subjects on the            Design of a school, cultural institution, shopping mall, apartment block
curriculum and that is based on acquisition of technical terminology in           or multifunctional building. Large span structure. Public functions in
the particular field: 1) acquiring creative reading skills by working with        urban environment. Social context. Planning of housing complexes.
professional texts; 2) mastering the fundamentals of relevant
conversation and developing discussion skills; 3) improving listening             ATM201 Drawing II
comprehension skills to ensure effective participation in conferences,            2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
projects etc. 4) developing writing skills (essays, summaries, abstracts,         Still life drawing in ink technique with pen. Home work for skeching of
conclusions).                                                                     different objects. Study and memory drawing of dressed human body (in
                                                                                  standing and sitting position).
HFL337 History and Culture of Latvia
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                                ATM223 Painting
Balts and Livs. Origin and development of their culture. The                      2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
development of different culture phenomena in Latvia: books, theatre,             Obtaining skills of use of colours, painting instruments and materials.
cinema, music, fine art etc. Latvian folklore and mythology, Dievturība,          Black and white painting, simplified still-life. Several still-life paintings.
the search for Latvian identity.                                                  Open air training on architectural objects from small to medium size.
                                                                                  Fragment of street scape fragment. Autumn landscape. Still life with a
MFA101 Physic Part I                                                              fabric and glossy objects. A brush drawing. Complicated still life.
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                                Technical watercolour painting on the base of architectural design.
Introduction to physics. Fundamentals of mechanical motion. Molecular
physics and thermodynamics. Electrostatics. Direct current.
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                                                                                  Adsorption.
AAP303 Street Furniture                                                           Air stripping and Aeration.
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                                Ion Exchange and chemical precipitation.
The specific features of outdoor furniture designing, its context with            Biological treatment.
environment and connection with greenary and landscape architecture.              Disinfection.
Styles, expression, patterns.                                               Water quality in distribution networks. Internal corrosion. Deposit
AAP454 Regional Landscape Architecture                                      control. Water biological stability.
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Landscape design component for environmental quality. Interection of        Structural Analysis
landscaping, architecture and art. History of landscaping, concept of       3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
development in connection with joint disciplines, typology, basic           Kinematic and structural analysis of products. Statically determinable
compositional elements, systems for urban landscaping and greenery.         beams and frames. Theory of influence diagrams. Three - hinge arches.
Gardens and parks in the architectural structure of urban and rural         Grating systems. Properties of elestic (flexible) systems and general
areas.                                                                      theorems of structural analysis. Displacement theory.

AAP456 Synthesis of Architectural Space                                     BTB303 Roads (introduction)
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                          2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Development and designing of complicated architectural and spatial          Transport, roads and the society. Highways, urban roads and streets.
structure. Development of a public centre in active urban environment.      Alignment of roads and streets. Road and street cross-section. Highway
                                                                            and street structure. Drainage systems. Junctions. Roadways. Bridge
AAP453 Interior Design graduate course                                      and road structures.
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
The basic principles of interior design and of specifics designing; the     BBK383 Timber and Plastic Structures (special course)
most characteristic types of interior and features of organization of       3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
space; dimensions and shaping of furnishing; the synthesis of               Regulation of scientific principles for mechanical properties of wood and
architecture and fine art in the environment.                               synthetic polymeric materials, load-bearing calculations of reinforced
                                                                            wood elements. Domes, vaults, cylindrical shells, hyperbolic paraboloid
FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING                                                shell structures, cross-bar and, soft shell structures and their load
                                                                            bearing calculations.
BKO216 Hydraulic, hydrology and hydrometry
2.00 CP ( 3.0 ECTS)                                                         BBK381 Reinforced Concrete Structures
Tasks of the course unit study:                                             4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
          Basic concept at hydraulics;                                     Properties of materials for reinforced concrete and masonry. Design
          Steady and unsteady flow in open channels;                       codes and limit state calculation principles. Classification of reinforced
          Hydraulic design of curvets and highway structures;              concrete and masonry structures, typical cross sections, detailing and
          Hydrology and hydrometry main consepts.                          behavior. Action, calculation and design of prestressed reinforced
                                                                            concrete elements.
Water Treatment
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                          FACULTY OF ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
This course is an overview of engineering approaches to purification of
drinking water with an emphasis on fundamental principals. Theory and       IUE133 Introduction to Study Field
conceptual design of systems for treating municipal drinking water are      1.00 CP (1.5 ECTS)
discussed, as well as reactor theory, process kinetics, and models.         Organization of the study process. Methods of studies: reading,
Physical, chemical, and biological processes are presented, including       listening, writing, exposition of the material, preparation for
sedimentation, filtration, biological treatment, disinfection, and sludge   examinations. Use of literature and other sources of information.
processing.                                                                 Problems of national and regional economic development.
Course Topics:                                                              Entrepreneurship and its role in the development of Latvian national
       Introduction. General principles of water chemistry and             economy. Organization of international relations and fundamentals of
           microbiology. Principles of calculation in water engineering     customs .
           (reactor theory, kinetics, models). Drinking water quality
           requirements. Health and aesthetic aspects of water quality.     IUE216 Computers for Economists
           Water treatment processes.                                       4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
       Sedimentation and flotation. Coagulation. Mixers.                   Introduction to processing of economic information by means of MS
           Flocculation. Flotation. Sludge handling.                        Excel program - Goal Seek, Data Analysis and functions installed in
       Filtration. Rapid filtration. Filtration theory. Membrane           these programs. Statistical processing of data by using forecasting
           filtration.                                                      elements, graphical and analytical possibilities offered by MS Excel.
       Chemical Oxidation.                                                 Optimization of simplified economic tasks by MS Excel programs Solver
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and MathCad. Development of a data base. PowerPoint and its use for            system of marketing information, competition, product life cycle,
presentations.                                                                 distribution, promotion in the market etc.

IET127 Microeconomics                                                          IUV301 Business Management
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                             4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
The subject matter of microeconomics. Demand. Supply. Utility and              The targets and choice of management. Internal & external surrounding
demand. Comparison of prospective and current value. Discounting.              the enterprise. The management of innovations. Management forms of
Production, productivity. Maximization of corporate profits in the             enterprise. The checking of process. Venture. The management of
conditions of perfect competition, monopoly, monopoly competition and          conflict.
oligopoly.Market of production factors: labor market; market of
production resources; land market. Theory of public choice.                    ITE319 Fundamentals of Business Logistics
                                                                               3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
IĀS111 National Economy of Latvia                                              Economics of procurement of raw materials and materials when
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                             organizing production to order in small batches and establishing
Goals and objectives of Latvian national economy. Population. Census.          commercial distribution channels. Motivation for decision making on
Employment. Labor market. Unemployment. Gross domestic product,                optimum client-focused service, minimum transportation and inventory
gross national product. Balance of payment. International economic             storage costs; methods of calculating costs, sales and mutual
relations. Industry, construction, power engineering. Agriculture, hunting     optimization.
and forestry. Domestic trade, services. Education, science, public health
care, art. Investment strategy. Monetary sector development. Fiscal            IEU535 Project Planning and Control graduate course
position of the state. Foreign debt. Budget. Living standard. Integration      4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
into the EU. Development problems of Latvian national economy.                 The goal of the subject is to provide necessary knowledge and skills
                                                                               about modern project management methods, project development
IĀS207 Business Statistics                                                     phases planning, project structure creation, project tasks, durations,
2.00 CP (30 ECTS)                                                              terms, resources and costs planning, coordination, controlling and
Course obtains tasks and organization of statistics. Course covers tasks       correction, milestones plan creation, project plan performance
which includes statistical observation, grouping, tabulation, data plotting,   monitoring and control.
absolute, relative, average, variation parameters and dynamic time
series and implementation of the theory in practice.                           IUE585 Economics and Management of Innovations graduate course
                                                                               4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
IUV208 Business Communication                                                  Classification of innovations. Role of innovations in the development of
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                             entrepreneurship. Planning, management, financing and forecasting of
The purpose of this course is to help anyone who is interested in              innovations in the market conditions. Economic evaluation of investment
improving their communication skills and their knowledge of the way in         projects. Innovations and economic strategy in an enterprise.
which communication functions in business. The course will help you to         Management of innovations in the process of creating, making and
find the most appropriate words and actions to convey out thoughts and         realization. Model for selecting the options of innovations. Quality
meaning.                                                                       innovations and their competitiveness. Pricing in the sphere of
                                                                               innovations.
IUV371 Personnel Management
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                             IUV227 Commercial and Labour Law
Management as opecific scope ofactions. Principles of team                     4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
formation.Psychological foundations of employees selection. Manager            Concepts of Law theory, concepts of civil contractual relations, Family,
as leader and authority. Work motivation, motivating skills.                   Inheritance and Employment Law. Legal deal conception and its
                                                                               participants. Legal deal structure and forms. Main regulations of contract
IUV207 Fundamentals of Finances                                                conclusion. Obligations and claimsfrom illegal activity. Guilt as the base
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                             of civiljudical responsibility. The degrees of guilt.
The financial economy and the gols of an enterprise. The system of
banks. A financial plan and its drawing up. The credits and the forms of       IUE329 Innovation Economics
it.                                                                            3.0 CP
                                                                               Essence, concepts, goals of innovations. Classification of innovations.
IUE219 Marketing                                                               Operation of innovation. Indicators of science intensitivity of a product.
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                             Innovation enterprises, types, organizational structures. Sphere of
Definitions and essence of marketing. Detailed focus on marketing              marketing innovation: strategic and tactical marketing innovations in
environment. Marketing mix elements and their interrelationship.               enterprises. Innovation infrastructure, its core elements. Planning of the
Consumer behavior in the consumer and business market, the place of            innovation process. Economic substantiation of innovations.
consumers within the marketing system. Segmentation, product and
pricing policy, organization of marketing and control, development of a        IUV519 Strategic Management graduate course
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3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                          developments. Comparative evaluation of the Latvia real estate market
Importance of strategic management in economic the selection of             cycles.
development modelling factors. Goals selection in strategic
management. Strategic management informative basis formation,               IBO511 Strategic Marketing Management in Civil Construction
administration and protection. Work results productivity evalution in       graduate course
historical experience. Decision making in strategic conception selection.   3.0 CP (4.5 ECTS)
Business strategy.                                                          Peculiarities of strategic marketing management in construction
                                                                            business. Strategic planning. Selection of marketing strategy. The role
IBO525 Economical Management of Civil Construction Projects                 of controlling in ensuring the execution of the strategic plan.
graduate course
4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION
Economic substance of a construction project and the most essential         TECHNOLOGY
elements of building it up. The development of the economic substance
in a construction project. The economic flexibility of a construction       DIP381 Operating Systems
project and agents that influence it. Assessment of inflation and           3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
changes in prices for resources and integration of the obtained data in a   Operating System conception. Tasking and processes. Process
construction project. Methods of economic management of projects in         coordination and synchronization. Physical and virtual memory
construction: comparison based assessments and application specifics.       organization. Network operating system conception. OS performance
                                                                            evaluation. OS' examples - MS DOS, UNIX, OS/2, Windows.
IUV523 Comercial Law graduate course
3.0 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           DIP203 Data Structures
The entrepreneur concept and sorts of entrepreneurship. Business            3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
forms. The formation, restructuring and liquidation of partnership.         Data structures concept and classification. Abstract data structures.
Franchising and representation of entrepreneur. The functioning of          Basic data structures. Linear data structures: arrays, lists, tables,
corporations.                                                               stacks, queues. Nonlinear data structures: trees and graphs. Logic and
                                                                            physical data structures. Pointers and lists. Simple linked list
IBO578 Business Valuation graduate course                                   specification, representation and design. Double linked lists and their
4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           usage.
The essence of valuation of businesses. Systematic approach in
valuating businesses. Methods employed in valuation: advantages and         DST203 Introduction to Computer Architecture
shortages. Valuation of micro and macro business environments and           3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
choice of appropriate methods. Theoretical and practical aspects of         Data representation; minimization and technical implementation of
administering valuation of businesses.                                      logical functions; basic functional elements in computers and then
                                                                            synthesis; organization and architecture of computers; control unit;
IBO510 Management of Ecological Systems graduate course                     memory audits addressing modes; input - output subsystem; direct
3.0 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           memory; virtual memory; RISC and CISC architectures; implementation
Ecology, management, internal and external environment of ecology           examples.
management systems, their interaction. Market systems and methods of
an estimation of ecological effects (results) at investment projects.       DIP208 Programming Languages
                                                                            2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
IBO525 Economical Management of Civil Construction Projects                 Classification of programming languages. A structure of a program. A
graduate course                                                             simple program example. Basic objects, operations with data, control
4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           operator review in programming language. Objects sphere of activities
Economic substance of a construction project and the most essential         and memory classes. Pointers, arrays, symbol strings processing.
elements of building it up. The development of the economic substance       Structures. Work with files. Graphical tools. Language C++ for object-
in a construction project. The economic flexibility of a construction       oriented programming.
project and agents that influence it. Assessment of inflation and
changes in prices for resources and integration of the obtained data in a   DMI201 Basics of Computer Simulation and Modelling
construction project. Methods of economic management of projects in         3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
construction: comparison based assessments and application specifics.       Model and modelling. Systems modelling and simulation. Model
                                                                            validation. Examples of modelling. Basics of continious systems
IBO571 Real Estate Market in National Economy graduate course               simulation.Basics of discrete-event systems simulation: stohastic
2.0 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                           modelling, generation of random numbers and random variabless,
Development trends in the real estate market and their correlation to       simulators, strategical and tactical experimental design, analysis of
other branches of the national economy. The national fiscal and             simulation results. Simulation studies. Case studies.
monetary policy influence on the real estate market and other branches
of the national economy. The circularity in real estate market
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DSP202 Discrete Structures of Computer Science                                mechanical, hydraulical and thermal systems. Response of these
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                            systems to initalconditions, and to transient, steady and random inputs.
Algorithmic approach, basic algorithms: induction, Euclidean algorithm,       Stability. Analy-sis of simple feedback systems.
modular arithmetic, applications of number theory. Basic algorithms of
propositional and predicate calculus. Mathematical reasoning: methods         Methodology and Technique of Design Works
of proof, inference rules. Graphs and relations. Basic algorithms. Trees,     3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
acyclic graphs, semantic nets. Relations and data bases. Query                The concept of all the stages of design works. Formation and analysis of
languages QUEL,SEQUEL,QBE,SQL.                                                systems of customers` reguirements. Variants of solutions. Limiting
                                                                              conditions. Search of solutions, methods of accumulation, analysis and
DSP451 Large Databases graduate course                                        choose of solution. Criteria of production quality, certification. Systems
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                            of quality.
The problems of large database (DB) design. Multibases systems.
Homogeneous and heterogeneous DB systems. The data models of                  Methods and Technology of Process Control
large DB. Optimization of DB structure. Client/server technologies. DB        3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
and transaction servers. The adminstration problems of large DB.              Essence and ways of control, models of control systems and their clas-
Security policy of DB. Auditing DB use. Tuning process of DB.                 sification. Description of process control in different physical sys-tems -
Recovering and backing up a DB.                                               mechanical, electrical, thermal, biological atc. Process control and
                                                                              analysis in continuous time and frequency domains. Computer control.
DIP501 Special Data Processing Technologies graduate course                   Charecteristics of discrete time control. Laplace and z-transforms.
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                            Process modelling by computers. Electronis control systems equipment.
Theoretical aspects and practical ways of data processing systems
(DPS) developing are described. The main attention is paid to                 Basics of Production Engineering
distributed DPS designing and developing.                                     2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
                                                                              Engineering process and it's components. Methods of production
DIP485 Software Metrology and Planning Models graduate course                 (machining, cold plastic treatment, electrophysical treatment and other
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                            methods). Design of engineering processes. Engineering processes of
Software development process control structures. Software                     product assembly.
development in a group and in a chief programmer team. Software
development planning. Tasks distribution. Tasks realization graphic.          Manufacturing Tecyhnologies
Software costs estimation. Analytic, algorithmic, COCOMO models.              2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Maintenance costs.                                                            Projection of technological processes of standard machine components.
                                                                              Projection of technological processes of machine assembling. NC and
DST450 Computer Networks and Systems Architecture graduate                    CNC machine tools technology.
course
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                            Vehicle Mechanics
Distributed systems and networks; network operation systems structure;        3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
open systems interconnection models and its architectural hierarchy;          Advanced vehicle mechanics. Steering constructions, geometry. Power
mobile networks and systems architecture; protocol stack and                  steering. Braking of trailers and semi-trailers. Vehicle and trailers
architecture for LAN, WAN out metropolitan networks.                          braking force, force distribution, vehicle braking. Radial, axial brakes.
                                                                              Vehicle dynamics. Fuel consumption. Braking, stability, steerability.
FACULTY OF TRANSPORT AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING                               Transmission, clutch, gearbox, drive, steering, braking, suspension,
                                                                              axle, wheel, body calculations and analysis.
Engineering Measurements and Experimentation
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            Automation of Industrial Process
Experimental investigations of engineering Measur-ements of physical-         6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)
mechanical properties of materials (metals, composites), eguipment.           Technical foudation of automation. Industrial automation aspects and
Measurements of dynamical parameters of mechanisms and machines               stages. Automation of machining, assembly and packing. Automation of
(vibration, noise, temperature, pressure, flow, matter structure              che-cking, sorting, transportation and other auxilary processes.
concentration, force, velocity, accelerati-on) types of experiments, plans,   Automation in machinery, food production and others. Computer
automation. Computerworking out of dates of experiments.                      integrated manufacturing.

Numerical Analysis in Engineering Mechanics                                   Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos graduate course
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Analysis of functions and functionals. Extreme values. Tasks of optimi-       Qualitative and quanititative analysis of main dynamical nonlinear
sation. Numerical analysis of simple analytical expression and experi-        processes in nature, engineering and control systems. Typical nonlinear
mental data. Analysis and operation of physical and engineering syst-         discrete and continuous dynamical systems. Parametrical analysis of
ems by using mathematical technigues. Dynamics analysis of                    dynamical systems. Dynamical stability theory. Attractors. Typical bifur-
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ations. Introduction into catastrophe theory. Applications of catastro-phe   energy consumption in Flyback Converters, buck / boost and full or half
theory. Deterministic chaos and chaotic oscillations. Applications in        bridge converters.
engineering, economics, sociology and ecology. Computer programmes
for analysis of applied problems of nonlinear dynamics and chaos.            EEI358 Intelligent Electronic Equipment in Robotic Systems
                                                                             3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
Technical System Vibration and Stability I graduate course                   Introduction into intelligent electronic equipment. Identification of non-
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           linear systems. (2 h)
Composition of motions differential equations for technical systems.         Modules of fuzzy logic and their design. (2 h)
Stability of equilibrium. Vibration of linear discreet systems. Parametric   Fuzzy logic controllers. (2 h)
vibrations. Stability. Free and forced vibration of rods, shafts, beams.     Artificial neural networks. (2 h)
Non-linear cases. Simple vibrations of discs plate and shells. Vibration     Identification of control systems of non-linear robots and their control by
of rotors. Stability.                                                        means of artificial neural networks. (2 h)
                                                                             Adaptive control of non-linear dynamic systems. (2 h)
Composite Materials Mechanics graduate course                                Identification of non-linear control systems with local linear neuro-fuzzy
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           modules. (2 h)
Mechanical properties of composite materials. Internal reinforcement         Design and calculation of neuro-fuzzy modules. (2 h)
structures. Layered and 3D reinforced materials. Production                  Complex computer intelligence and analytical methods of errors
technologies. Stress calculation methods. Strength theories. Matix           indentification. (2 h)
plastic and viscoelastic behavior. Damage accumulation in loaded             Identification of mobile robot control system localization with the help of
material.                                                                    navigating programs. (2 h)
                                                                             Built-in robotic systems. Traditional control methods. (2 h)
Non-Standard Sources of Energy graduate course                               Multitask programming and wireless communication models. (2 h)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           Modeling systems of mobile robots. (2 h)
The principal sources of energy. Sources of restoration energy, the          Identification of real time processes. Generic algorithms in the robots
propertys, transfer, possibilities. The solar, wind, geothermal, ocean,      control systems. (2 h)
sea, river, high and low tide, biomas energy, resources, technological       Genetic programming and event-based robots control systems. (2 h)
and ecological problems of utilization, transformation. Solid domestic       Artificial intelligent in robots control systems. (2 h)
refuse.Hydrogen energetics.                                                  1. Lab. work. Searching for parking place of an autonomous robot using
                                                                             intelligent control systems. (4 h)
Fracture Theory graduate course                                              2.Lab.w. Investigation of software of autonomous robot motion route
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           identification. (4 h)
Griffih ideas on cracks stability conditions.Irvin method.                   3.Lab.w. Investigation of control systems of a walking robot. (4 h)
Stressconcentration. Stress intensity factor. Fracture toughtness.           4.Lab.w. Investigation of dynamic model of a submarine robot. (4 h)
Energy me-thods: J-integral, strain energy release rate parameter, R-
curve. Damagemechanics. Cracks and debonding in composites. Cicklic          EEP352 Electric Drive of Robots
loading and de-bonding in composites. Cicklic loading and cracks             2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
propagation conditi-ons.                                                     The aim of the course of to master mechanics of the robots electric drive
                                                                             systems, influence of parameters on the drives’ characteristics, methods
FACULTY OF POWER AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING                                  of speed control, methods of transient processes calculation, calculation
                                                                             of power indices of the drives and selection of motors for different
DAI201 Electrical Measurements                                               operational regimes of the electric drives. The students are expected to
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           be able to describe and analyze the systems of robots electric drives, to
Measuring process, ways and methods. Measuring errors and                    select the scheme of speed control of robot electric drive and calculate
estimation ofmeasurement result. Characterostics and structures of           its elements, to calculate the influence of the transient processes on the
means of measuring.Measures, measure transducters and                        operation of the electric drive of robots.
electromechanical measuring instruments.Bridge and conpensational            Introduction and history of robots electric drive development. (1 h)
chemes.Electronic,analog and digital measuring instruments.Measuring         Mechanics of drives of robots. (1 h)
of resistance, inductivity, capacity,current,voltage,power,energy,phase      Electric drive in robot systems, its characteristics. (1 h)
shift,frequency and signal parametres.                                       Speed control of DC drives of robots. (2 h)
                                                                             Speed control of AC drives in robot systems. (2 h)
XXXXXX Design of Magnetic Elements for Power Electronic                      Linear drives in robot systems. (1 h)
Converters                                                                   Dynamics of robot DC drives. (2 h)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           Dynamics of robot AC drives. (2 h)
Physics and utilization of magnetism in electronic converters. Design        Dynamics of robot special drives. (2 h)
guidlines for common DC/DC Converters. Technological features for            Methods of robots electric drives control. (2 h)
Magnetic Elements, Materials, Cores and accessories. Improvements of         1.Pract.w. Determination of torque of inertia of electric drive. (2 h)
                                                                             2.Pract.w. Static and dynamic characteristics of DC drive. (2 h)
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3.Pract.w. Static and dynamic characteristics of asynchronous drive.(2h)     Power. Mutual Inductance. Coupled Circuits. Ideal Transformer.
4.Pract.w. Static and dynamic characteristics of synchronous drive. (4 h)    Resonant Circuits. PSPICE and MATLAB Application.
5.Pract.w. Static and dynamic characteristics of linear drive. (2 h)
6.Pract.w. Investigation and calculation of parameters of industrial robot   EEE215 Theory of Circuits
operation. (4 h)                                                             5.00 CP (7.5 ECTS)
                                                                             Transient processes in the linear electrical circuits, long lines and non-
EES263 Basics of Electric Power Engineering                                  linear circuits. Methods of analysis and numerical calculation of non-
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                           periodical currents and transient processes in linear circuits. Steady
World's electrical power engineering. Energy production and                  state and transient processes.
transmission. Alternative power engineering development.
Environmental problems of power engineering. Possibility to minimize         EES262 Digital Electronics and Computer Architecture
ecological influence of power engineering. Electrical power systems,         3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
protection of system elements. Power system control during normal and        Digital systems. Logical functions, optimization. Logical elements,
emergency conditions. Communications in the power system.                    circuits. Triggers. Counters. Decoders. Registers. Arithmetical units.
Improvement of energy consumption effectivenes taking into                   Coders. Programming timer. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog
consideration economical and environmental means.                            converters. Memoty devices. Micprocessor (MP), structure,control,
EEA416 Electric Supply                                                       basics of programming. MP systems, input/output (I/O) devices. nterface
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                           between MP, memory and I/Odevices. Periferials, monitor, keyboard,
Types of power station, characteristics of them (2 h)                        modems, controllers.
Modern power engineering development tendencies (2 h)
Power system, balance of power and losses (2 h)                              EEP203 Digital Electronics (basic level)
Latvian power system, organization and problems of it (2 h)                  4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Power Engineering companies, classification of them, consumers, and          Key terms of digital electronics. (2 h)
users (2 h)                                                                  Number systems and codes. (6 h)
Power supply reliability, rated voltages (2 h)                               Logic gates and their realization. (2 h)
Voltage drop, losses, deviation (2 h)                                        Laws and rules of Boolean algebra. (2 h)
Regulation of voltage, voltage qualitative indices (2 h)                     Methods of logic expression simplification. (2 h)
Power devices neutral point’s modes, network with isolated neutral (2 h)     Development of truth table. (1 h)
Network with compensated neutral, power devices with grounded                Analysis of combinational logic circuits. (2 h)
neutral (2 h)                                                                Design of combinational logic circuits. (2 h)
Comparison and selection of neutral modes (2 h)                              Flip-Flops. (2 h)
Diagrams of loads, classification of them and equalization (2 h)             Calculation of timer switching frequency. (1 h)
Load diagrams describing values and indices (2 h)                            Analysis and design of synchronous counters. (2 h)
Methods of calculated load estimation (2 h)                                  Design of sequential logic. (2 h)
Peak load, estimation of it, power and electrical energy losses in power     Analysis and design of synchronous decade counter. (2 h)
lines and in transformers (2 h)                                              Design of control system. (10 h)
Concept of short-circuit current calculation (2 h)                           Digital circuit description language VHDL. (2 h)
Principles and elements of electric supply of enterprises. Electric loads.   Design of combinational logic with VHDL. (2 h)
Electromagnetic transient processes in systems of electric supply.           Sequential circuit design with VHDL. (2 h)
Industrial substations, internal LV(low voltage) and MV(medium               User interface of Quartus software package. (2 h)
voltage)networks. Compensation of reactive power. Relay protection           Design flow in Quartus environment. (2 h)
and automation of enterprises' electric networks.                            Digital circuit description in Quartus environment. (2 h)
                                                                             Design of combinational logic in Quartus environment. (4 h)
EEE223 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Theory                         Design of sequential logic in Quartus environment. (4 h)
6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)                                                           Control system design with help of Quartus environment and its
Linear Electrical Circuits. Lumped Circuits. Kirchhoff's Laws. Circuit       implementation in programmable logic. (6 h)
Elements. Network Theorems. Node and Loop Analysis. Sinusoidal               Digital quantities, number systems, logic functions, Boolean algebra and
Steady-State Analysis. Phasors. Impedance and Admittance. Complex            laws, Karnaugh map, analysis and design of combinational logic circuits,
Power. Mutual Inductance. Coupled Circuits. Ideal Transformer.               fixed function logic circuits, programmable logic and its description
Resonant Circuits. PSPICE and MATLAB Application.                            methods.

EEE223 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Theory                         EES225 Basic Signal Theory
6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)                                                           3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
Linear Electrical Circuits. Lumped Circuits. Kirchhoff's Laws. Circuit       Classification of signals. Continuous time signals, Fourier analysis,
Elements. Network Theorems. Node and Loop Analysis. Sinusoidal               spectrum. Discrete time signals, the discrete time Fourier transform,
Steady-State Analysis. Phasors. Impedance and Admittance. Complex            principles of digital filtering. Modulation. Stationary random signals,
                                                                             response of a linear system, nonlinear transformations.
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                                                                             coinage of new terms. Genre in translation. Genre and related textual
INSTITUTE OF LANGUAGES                                                       values in translation (aims, procedures, evaluation). (2 h)
                                                                             Technical Translation. Technical style and its varieties. (2 h)
VIA161 Analytical Reading Part I                                             Interpreting: principles of consecutive interpreting; note taking;
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                           communicative skills; memory training. (2 h)
The course provides extensive reading and text analysis of professional      Translator’s skills; Translator’s tools; machine translation; software
literature in engineering, culture, economics, etc. Integration of           translation, translation and IT. (2 h)
communicative situations to master different skills of work with a text as   Seminars. Discussions, case studies (4 h)
well as professional situations thereby modelling students’ professional
activity.                                                                    VIA311 Academic Writing Part I
                                                                             2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
HVD123 Functional Communication Part II                                      The course provides students with practice they need in order to
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                           incorporate new knowledge and skills.The first part of the course
Development of students skills in speaking and making presentations on       introduces students into comprehensive rhetoric, conventions and style
professional subjects at conferences. Communication in a foreign             of English academic writing. It intends to develop the basic skills of
language at a conversational level. The content of the course includes       paragraph organisation, sentence structure and specific strategies of
developing competence in spoken business language. Presentations             English academic writing. The second part of the course provides
are made on the following subjects: professional, economic, cultural,        samples of academic writing and appropriate practice materials for
and historical issues.                                                       students who need to write exam essays, abstracts, summaries, reports
                                                                             etc. in English.The aim of the course – to enable students to write better
VIA150 Development of Listening Comprehension of Monologues,                 for academic purposes — is achieved through applying a process-genre
Dialogues and Professional Texts Part I                                      approach to writing, using authentic source texts, and a step-by-step
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                           method of teaching academic writing. All the classes in the course are
Students listen to interviews, reports, and surveys. Business and            conducted in the form of student-centred collaborative writing
professional situations in English are used in order to develop listening    workshops to allow maximum time for writing, to foster students'
comprehension skills. Students make oral summaries of the texts they         independence and to facilitate meaningful written communication.
have listened to, comment on them, and perform various communicative
tasks. Students use the skills and competences acquired to express           HVD156 Fundamentals of Written Speech Part I
their opinion, argue for and against, as well as present information.        2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
                                                                             This course provides an introduction to writing clear, accurate messages
VIA151 Introduction into Translation Theory                                  and to understanding basic writing strategies. It is designed to help
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                           students to be more proficient at the kind of writing they need to do. This
The course aims at familiarizing students with theoretical fundamentals      course will acquaint students with some typical techniques used for
of translation theory; introduction of the basic concepts of translation,    effective writing and will give them practice in writing various kinds of
which also involves the application of these to authentic translation        business letters, reports, summaries, reviews, abstracts and essays.
assignments. The course provides opportunity to analyze and study the        Students will master vocabulary and terminology of business
characteristic features of operational languages (Latvians, Russian,         correspondence. Practical classes at which different types of letters,
English, German), provides knowledge of culture, competence in the           pieces of academic writing are analyzed, new vocabulary is mastered,
communicative aspects of translation, knowledge of language for              writing and translating skills are developed. A short introduction into
special purposes, as well as knowledge of translation theory and             different types of business letters is given. Both individual and group
linguistics.                                                                 work is implemented. Independent work of students is encouraged.
The approach to translation. The “ideology of translation”. (2 h)
History of translation theory. (2 h)                                         VIA185 Lexicology and Stylistics
The process of translation. The unit of translation; the process of          2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
translation; the linear model. (2 h)                                         The course introduces the fundamental notions of Lexicology and
Types of linguistic meaning and their transference in the process of         Stylistics, it covers the main themes of modern English lexicology and
translation. (2 h)                                                           stylistics: language units, word building, semantic changes,
The concept of equivalence. The nature of linguistic meaning and             phraseology, borrowings, semasiology, neology, lexicography, methods
equivalence. (2 h)                                                           of stylistic analysis, stylistic expressive means and their classification. It
Grammatical aspects of translation. Types of grammatical                     enables students to uncover the layers, patterns and levels that
transformation. (2 h)                                                        constitute stylistic description in the process of translation the texts from
Functional theories of translation; text types. (2 h)                        the source into the target ones.
Cultural context: culture specific problems; cross-cultural                  Lexicology as the subject of study. Links with other branches of
differences.(2h)                                                             Linguistics. Word – as the main lexical unit. (2 h)
Discourse and register analysis approach: Language and discourse;            Semasiology and semantic classification of words. Types of
Text and pragmatic level analysis. (2 h)                                     meaning.(2h)
Translation of terminology: parallel texts, consistency, term banks,         Meaning and Polysemy. Lexical context, grammatical context. Extra-
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linguistic context. (2 h)                                                        This course is a logic continuation of the course Machine Translation. A
Polysemy and Homonymy. Hyponymy. Classification of homonyms.                     practical course in computer-assisted translation and terminology
Lexico-grammatical homonymy. (2 h)                                               management tools. This course will present a variety of computer tools
Synonymy, antonymy, etymology. Semantic equivalence and                          for translators, including both Web-based applications and software
synonymy.(2 h)                                                                   specially designed for translation and terminology management. There
Etymological survey of the English word-stock. (2 h)                             will be an initial presentation of basic concepts in terminology
Word-groups and phraseological units. Some basic features of word-               management and documentation, as well as an introduction to
groups. Phraseological units, idioms, word-equivalents (2 h)                     translation project management. The course is not language specific;
Word-formation. Word-composition. Variants and dialects of the nglish            the skills will be useful for various disciplines.
language. (2 h)                                                                  Introduction to the course: Overview, setting objectives, methodology
Fundamentals of English lexicography. Main types of English                      and resources. Translation support tools, resouces (2 h)
dictionaries. (2 h)                                                              Computer networks, internet services of interest to translators (2 h)
Methods and procedures of lexicological analysis. Contrastive analysis           History of machine translation (MT). MT in the 21st century. New
in translation process. (2 h)                                                    perspectives and challenges. (2 h)
Stylistics, its aims and objectives. (2 h)                                       Hardware and software; computer programs and instructions; operating
Special literary vocabulary. Special colloquial vocabulary: slang, jargon,       systems. TRADOS Machine translation analysis and evaluation.
professionalisms, dialectial words, vulgarism (2 h)                              Adequate technical level and relevant criteria. Machine-aided human
Lexical expressive means and stylistic devices. (2 h)                            translation. TRADOS. Analysis and evaluation. (12 h)
Syntactical expressive means and stylistic devices (2 h)                         Translation of a text using various translation software. Comparison of
Review of functional styles of the English language. (2 h)                       translation variants. Common mistakes. (6 h)
Tests (2 h)                                                                      Localization tools. Localization projects. Seminar guided by a visiting
                                                                                 lecturer. (2 h)
VIA170 Terminology of Business and Law                                           Using lexical databases for specialized translation and terminological
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                               coherence. (4 h)
On completion of the course, participants will have enhanced their               Test translation. Students’ presentations. (4 h) ntroduction to the course:
knowledge of international business and legal systems and have                   Overview, setting objectives, methodology and resources. Translation
developed their ability to use English language effectively in a                 support tools, resouces (2 h)
professional, business, legal and social context. In addition, students will     Computer networks, internet services of interest to translators (2 h)
have developed an extensive range of appropriate English language                History of machine translation (MT). MT in the 21st century. New
skills, as well as having produced a very useful portfolio of commercial         perspectives and challenges. (2 h)
correspondence and written work. Language skills are developed                   Hardware and software; computer programs and instructions; operating
through many stimulating, realistic communicative activities.                    systems. TRADOS Machine translation analysis and evaluation.
Foundation of the Latvian commercial and legal systems. (4 h)                    Adequate technical level and relevant criteria. Machine-aided human
Types of entrepreneurship organization. Legislative basis. (3 h)                 translation. TRADOS. Analysis and evaluation. (12 h)
Types of agreements. Articles of association. (6 h)                              Translation of a text using various translation software. Comparison of
Accounting principles. (4 h)                                                     translation variants. Common mistakes. (6 h)
Main accounting documents. (10 h)                                                Localization tools. Localization projects. Seminar guided by a visiting
Types of financial institutions. Bank services. Bank systems. Stock              lecturer. (2 h)
Exchange (3 h)                                                                   Using lexical databases for specialized translation and terminological
Legal system. Litigation system: members, principles. (8 h)                      coherence. (4 h)
Tax system of Latvia and EU (4 h)                                                Test translation. Students’ presentations. (4 h)
Tests (6 h)
                                                                                 VIA613 Terminology and Terminography (graduate course)
VIA310 Development of Speech and Listening Skills Part I                         2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                               The course aims at providing information on terminology creation,
Development of speaking, reading, and listening skills. Situational              application and translation, as well as terminography management
communicative, pseudo-professional and professional communicative                systems. Terminology is prevalent in the translation of special texts,
situations are used to develop listening skills in the English language.         where a translation of a specific term (or group of terms) is required to
Students study definite issues developing oral and written speech, as            solve a particular translation problem. The course introduces information
well as listening skills. Discussion topics: professional, popular scientific,   about electronic management of terminology, which spans a range of
social economic, scientific technical issues. Practical classes based on         interdependent phases, such as organizing documentation and
various tests, communicative – situational tasks, pair / group work,             capturing data from running text, storing, editing, maintaining and
discussions, denotative graphs (logical schemes of the text),                    updating data using various data structures. Throughout the course, the
brainstorming, regular listening practice, etc.                                  students are encouraged to broaden their individual knowledge and
                                                                                 understanding of the subject as well as to undertake independent
VIA612 Modern Technologies in Translation (graduate course)                      reading both to supplement and consolidate what is being taught.
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                               Students share the samples of compiling personal term data bank for
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peer evaluation and discuss successful term creation strategies,                verbal texts. (2 h)
common difficulties, and the ways of solving a variety of terminology           Terminology and scientific technical translation. Discourse, register and
translation related problems.                                                   genre analysis. (2 h)
                                                                                Scientific discourse, technical discourse, computer mediated
VIA607 Translation of Texts in the Special Field (economics)                    discourse.(2 h)
(graduate course)                                                               Classifications of terms. Terminology and word formation. (2 h)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                              Contrastive analysis. Case study. (2 h)
The students translate authentic texts in English and native languages,         Key concepts of Theoretical Linguistics and their significance in
focusing on the type of the text, its structure, function, target readership,   Translation Studies (2 h)
style, etc. The students work individually, in groups, consult with the
tutor. While translating and analyzing the translated text the students         VIA605 Modern Methods of Text Analysis (graduate course)
pay special attention to the semantic, lexical, stylistic features of the       2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
source text, bear in mind the aspect of pragmatics. They translate the          This course provides students with a necessary knowledge and skills of
text, revise and assess the translation editing it if necessary.The             text analysis (discourse/register/genre analysis). The course consists of
students enrich the stock of professional terminology, using bilingual,         lectures, seminars and workshops in the following areas: study of
explanatory and electronic dictionaries. Illustrative and explanatory           discourse/register/genre theory; an examination of text analysis tools
teaching method. Individual, pair and group work at practical classes           based on discourse/ register/genre theory; discussion of strategies for
solving and discussing the problems, posed by the lecturer, making              reading and writing based on functional grammar and
conclusions, checking and evaluating the achieved result.                       discourse/register/genre theory; modern computer- and corpus-based
Introduction. Needs analysis: discussing aims and tasks of the course           text analysis tools.
reconciling them with the aims of the students. (2 h)                           The approaches to text analysis. Text typologies as a didactic
Reading, analysis and translation of the text. Specific features of             instrument. (2 h)
language pairs. (56 h)                                                          The approaches to text analysis. Text typologies as a didactic
Work with periodicals in English in the field of economics: information         instrument. (2 h)
search, selecting and organising texts (20 h)                                   Text functions. Informative, expressive and vocative texts. Intra-textual
Test translations (18 h)                                                        and extra-textual features. (2 h)
                                                                                Text stylistics. Cohesion and coherence. (2 h)
VIA603 Theoretical Linguistics (graduate course)                                Hierarchical text structure. Strong positions. Word, sentence,
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                              paragraph.(2 h)
The course is designed as a one-semester course for Master                      Hybrid texts. The problem of hibridity. (2 h)
Programme students. This means that there will be 16 classes of two             Methods of text analysis. Functions of analysis. (2 h)
hours each. The course presupposes a full command of English, the               Discourse and register analysis. (2 h)
revision of the key concepts in the field of Theoretical Linguistics. This      Pragmatic approach. Context and translation. (2 h)
subject examines the ways in which languages change over time, and              The various levels or dimensions of discourse (2 h)
the techniques used to infer what these changes have been. As the               Genre and related textual values. Genre in translation. (2 h)
nature of the translator’s profession requires constant enhancement of          Multidimensional nature of scientific technical texts. (2 h)
broad general knowledge while focusing on new technical terminology             Scientific text organization. Research vocabulary. Academic
and specialized information associated with a narrow field or a particular      discourse.(2 h)
subject matter, the Master Programme in Theoretical Linguistics is              Types of technical texts. Terminology. Lexical fields. (2 h)
designed as an academic qualification for prospective or practicing             Textual analysis in translation studies. Methods of translation
professional translators.                                                       analysis.(2h)
The nature of language. Language and thinking. Language and speech.             Natural language processing as a sub-field of artificial intelligence and
Language functions.                                                             linguistics. (2 h)
Review of the history of linguistics. Linguistic schools. Research
methods in linguistics. (2 h)                                                                                  Spring
Development of linguistics in the 21st century. Linguistic
                                                                                GENERAL COURSES
competences.(2 h)
Linguistics and its connection with other sciences. Branches of
                                                                                English Language
linguistics: theoretical and applied linguistics (2 h)
                                                                                2.00 CP (3.00 ECTS) upper Intermediate
Structural elements of language and their functions. (2 h)
                                                                                Basic English course that can be integrated with other subjects on the
Word meaning: Lexicology, phraseology, lexicography. (2 h)
                                                                                curriculum and that is based on acquisition of technical terminology in
Theoretical approach: semantics and semiotics, semantics and
                                                                                the particular field: 1) acquiring creative reading skills by working with
pragmatics. (2 h)
                                                                                professional texts; 2) mastering the fundamentals of relevant
Research methods in linguistics. (2 h)
                                                                                conversation and developing discussion skills; 3) improving listening
Theoretical Linguistics and Translation Studies. (2 h)
                                                                                comprehension skills to ensure effective participation in conferences,
Lexicology and stylistics. Word stock. Functional styles. (2 h)
                                                                                projects etc. 4) developing writing skills (essays, summaries, abstracts,
Text theories. Decoding of information. Text types. Verbal and non-
                                                                                conclusions).
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                                                                                  ATM201 Drawing II
Mathematics Part II                                                               2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                                Still life drawing in ink technique with pen. Home work for skeching of
Introduction. Analytical geometry: vectors, lines, and surfaces. Linear           different objects. Study and memory drawing of dressed human body (in
algebra: matrices, determinants, and systems of linear equations.                 standing and sitting position).
Introduction to analysis: limits, continuity. Differential calculus:
derivative, differentials and their applications. Integral calculus: indefinite   ATM223 Painting
and definite integrals, their applications. Ordinary differential equations.      2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Series. Double and triple integrals.                                              Obtaining skills of use of colours, painting instruments and materials.
                                                                                  Black and white painting, simplified still-life. Several still-life paintings.
Physics Part II                                                                   Openair training on architectural objects from small to medium size.
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                                Fragment of street scape fragment. Autumn landscape. Still life with a
Introduction to physics. Fundamentals of mechanical motion. Molecular             fabric and glossy objects. A brush drawing. Complicated still life.
physics and thermodynamics. Electrostatics. Direct current.                       Technical watercolour painting on the base of architectural design.
Electromagnetism. Oscilations and waves. Optics. Quantum physics.
Structure of solid state. Nuclear physics and elementary particles.               ATM301 Drawing III
                                                                                  2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Latvian Language ( Part I; Part II; Part III)                                     Drawing of torso in different positions in study and from memory. Open
1.00 CP (1.5 ECTS) (each part)                                                    air drawing with rendering elements and interior drawing with human
The course is designed for foreigners. The aim of the course is to train          figures in corresponding scale. Coloured drawing of complicated interior
and develop basic skills in communication, listening, reading and writing         space.
so that purpose in everyday situations. The course contains the most              Design Studio
neccesary topics.                                                                 6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)
                                                                                  Principles of architectural graphics and rendering. Plans, sections,
History and Culture of Latvia                                                     elevations, axonometric and perspective drawings. Measurement of
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                                architectural details and structures. Artistic composition and semantics
Balts and Livs. Origin and development of their culture. The                      in architecture. Spatial analysis of buildings. Design of a small building.
development of different culture phenomena in Latvia: books, theatre,             Building on a plot. Draft and design of a one-family house. Construction
cinema, music, fine art etc. Latvian folklore and mythology, Dievturība,          drawings. Understanding of organisation of surrounding environment of
the search for Latvian identity.                                                  inhabited sites. Artistic composition of cityscape. Design of a public
                                                                                  building of uncomplicated function (motel, shop, club etc.). New
Russian Language                                                                  functions in old buildings. Environmental context. Transformation of
2.00 CP (3.00 ECTS) beginners                                                     existing building. Designing of public buildings of complicated function.
The basic course of Russian is meant for beginners and is aimed at the            Design of a school, cultural institution, shopping mall, apartment block
basic skills in reading, writing, audition and applied communication.             or multifunctional building. Large span structure. Public functions in
                                                                                  urban environment. Social context. Planning of housing complexes.
Computer Studies (basic course)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                                Synthesis of Architectural Space graduate course
Kinds of computers. An overview of the modern computer. The                       4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
fundamentals of the data processing theory. Alghorimization. Iteration,           Development and designing of complicated architectural and spatial
recursion processes and loops. The fundamentals of programming                    structure. Development of a public centre in active urban environment.
language: variables, arrays, records, files, input/output operations,
subroutines. Introduction in the programming. Modules of the program.             FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
Libraries. Previous courses: Informatics of socondary school.
                                                                                  Hydraulic, hydrology and hydrometry
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING                                        2.00 CP ( 3.0 ECTS)
                                                                                  Tasks of the course unit study:
ATM101 Drawing I                                                                            Basic consept at hydraulics;
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                                          Steady and unstedy flow in open channels;
Proportioning of simple geometrical shapes. Perspective for sreight and                     Hydraulic design of curvets and highway structures;
curved volumes. Studies of architectural details and principles of                          Hydrology and hydrometry main consepts.
shades.
                                                                                  Water Treatment
                                                                                  4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
                                                                                  This course is an overview of engineering approaches to purification of
                                                                                  drinking water with an emphasis on fundamental principals. Theory and
                                                                                  conceptual design of systems for treating municipal drinking water are
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discussed, as well as reactor theory, process kinetics, and models.
Physical, chemical, and biological processes are presented, including           FACULTY OF ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
sedimentation, filtration, biological treatment, disinfection, and sludge
processing.                                                                     IUE216 Computers for Economists
                                                                                4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Course Topics                                                                   Introduction to processing of economic information by means of MS
     Introduction. General principles of water chemistry and                   Excel program - Goal Seek, Data Analysis and functions installed in
         microbiology. Principles of calculation in water engineering           these programs. Statistical processing of data by using forecasting
         (reactor theory, kinetics, models). Drinking water quality             elements, graphical and analytical possibilities offered by MS Excel.
         requirements. Health and aesthetic aspects of water quality.           Optimization of simplified economic tasks by MS Excel programs Solver
         Water treatment processes.                                             and MathCad. Development of a data base. PowerPoint and its use for
     Sedimentation and flotation. Coagulation. Mixers.                         presentations.
         Flocculation. Flotation. Sludge handling.
     Filtration. Rapid filtration. Filtration theory. Membrane                 IET104 Macroeconomics
         filtration.                                                            4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
     Chemical Oxidation.                                                       The subject matter of the course of Microeconomics. Establishment of
     Adsorption.                                                               the gross national product (GNP).Cycles in national economy.Money,
     Air stripping and Aeration.                                               banks, inflation.Employment, unemployment.National budget.Fiscal and
     Ion Exchange and chemical precipitation.                                  monetary       policy  of    the    state.Keynesian   theory     and
     Biological treatment.                                                     monetarism.International economic relations.
     Disinfection.
     Water quality in distribution networks. Internal corrosion.               IUV208 Business Communication
         Deposit control. Water biological stability.                           2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
                                                                                The purpose of this course is to help anyone who is interested in
Structural Mechanics                                                            improving their communication skills and their knowledge of the way in
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                              which communication functions in business. The course will help you to
Kinematic and structural analysis of products. Statically determinable          find the most appropriate words and actions to convey out thoughts and
beams and frames. Theory of influence diagrams. Three - hinge arches.           meaning.
Grating systems. Properties of elestic (flexible) systems and general
                                                                                IMP201 Taxes and Duties
theorems of structural analysis. Displacement theory.
                                                                                3.00 CP (4.5ECTS)
Timber and Plastic Structures (special course)                                  Structure and elements of the taxation system: state taxes and duties,
                                                                                state dues, duties imposed by local governments. State taxes and
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                              duties forming the taxation system. Tax and duty payers, entities subject
Regulation of scientific principles for mechanical properties of wood and       to taxation, tax and duty rates, payment procedure. Tax payers' rights,
synthetic polymeric materials,load-bearing calculations of reinforced           responsibilities and liability.
wood elements. Domes,vaults,cylindrical shells,hyperbolic paraboloid
shell structures,cross-bar and ,soft shell structures and their load            IUE334 Economics of Entrepreneurship
bearing calculations.                                                           4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
                                                                                Evaluation of production and financial resources of an enterprise, incl.
Reinforced Concrete Structures                                                  intangible assets, accounting of fixed assets, specifics of evaluation,
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                              revaluation, depreciation, exclusion; long-term financial assets; methods
Properties of materials for reinforced concrete and masonry . Design            of valuation of current assets; accounting in production, incl. calculation
codes and limit state calculation principles. Classification of reinforced      of total production prime cost, process prime cost, models of profit and
concrete and masonry structures, typical cross sections, detailing and          loss account, annual report.
behaviour. Action, calculation and design of prestressed reinforced
concrete elements.                                                              IUE330 Planning of Entrepreneurship
                                                                                4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Basics of Material Science                                                      Role of planning and forecasting in business and key aspects of
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                              planning methodology: principles, methods, types, sequence. Business
The role of materials in provision of existence human being. Simple             plan for a successful operation of a business, contents, requirements for
materials and composite materials. Structural levels of materials.              development and presentation. Key issues of production planning:
Interconnection of structure and properties of materials. Practically           planning of sales, production volumes, required resources and their
usable forms of materials. Methods of obtaining of these forms.                 sources, costs and performance results.
Technological characteristics of materials. Life cycle of material (article).
Principles of material’s selection and strategy of design of new                IRO316 Organization of Production and Services
materials.                                                                      4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
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Goals, objectives and basic principles of production and services.        DSP202 Discrete Structures of Computer Science
Production cycle structure and lead-time. Flow production. Organization   3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
and planning of the technological set-up. Systems of planning, tasks      Algorithmic approach, basic algorithms: induction, Euclidean algorithm,
and normatives. Specifics of organization of services. Organization of    modular arithmetic, applications of number theory. Basic algorithms of
research and development in an enterprise.                                propositional and predicate calculus. Mathematical reasoning: methods
                                                                          of proof, inference rules. Graphs and relations. Basic algorithms. Trees,
FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION                               acyclic graphs, semantic nets. Relations and data bases. Query
TECHNOLOGY                                                                languages QUEL,SEQUEL,QBE,SQL.

Object Oriented Programing                                                DSP451 Large Databases graduate course
Computer Networks                                                         4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Technology of large Database                                              The problems of large database (DB) design. Multibases systems.
                                                                          Homogeneous and heterogeneous DB systems. The data models of
DIP381 Operating Systems                                                  large DB. Optimization of DB structure. Client/server technologies. DB
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                        and transaction servers. The adminstration problems of large DB.
Operating System conception. Tasking and processes. Process               Security policy of DB. Auditing DB use. Tuning process of DB.
coordination and synchronization. Physical and virtual memory             Recovering and backing up a DB.
organization. Network operating system conception. OS performance
evaluation. OS' examples - MS DOS, UNIX, OS/2, Windows.
                                                                          DIP501 Special Data Processing Technologies graduate course
DIP203 Data Structures                                                    4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                        Theoretical aspects and practical ways of data processing systems
Data structures concept and classification. Abstract data structures.     (DPS) developing are described. The main attention is paid to
Basic data structures. Linear data structures: arrays, lists, tables,     distributedDPS designing and developing.
stacks, queues. Nonlinear data structures: trees and graphs. Logic and
physical data structures. Pointers and lists. Simple linked list          DIP485 Software Metrology and Planning Models graduate course
specification, representation and design. Double linked lists and their   4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
usage.                                                                    Software development process control structures. Software
                                                                          development in a group and in a chief programmer team. Software
DST203 Introduction to Computer Architecture                              development planning. Tasks distribution. Tasks realization graphic.
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                        Software costs estimation. Analytic, algorithmic, COCOMO models.
Data representation; minimization and technical implementation of         Maintenance costs.
logical functions; basic functional elements in computers and then
synthesis; organization and architecture of computers; control unit;      DST450 Computer Networks and Systems Architecture graduate
memory audits addressing modes; input - output subsystem; direct          course
memory; virtual memory; RISC and CISC architectures; implementation       4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
examples.                                                                 Distributed systems and networks; network operation systems structure;
                                                                          open systems interconnection models and its architectural hierarchy;
DIP208 Programming Languages                                              mobile networks and systems architecture; protocol stack and
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                        architecture for LAN, WAN out metropolitan networks.
Classification of programming languages. A structure of a program. A
simple program example. Basic objects, operations with data, control      FACULTY OF TRANSPORT AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
operator review in programming language. Objects sphere of activities
and memory classes. Pointers, arrays, symbol strings processing.          Engineering Measurements and Experimentation
Structures. Work with files. Graphical tools. Language C++ for object-    2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
oriented programming.                                                     Experimental investigations of engineering Measur-ements of physical-
                                                                          mechanical properties of materials (metals, composites), eguipment.
DMI201 Basics of Computer Simulation and Modelling                        Measurements of dynamical parameters of mechanisms and machines
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                        (vibration, noise, temperature, pressure, flow, matter structure
Model and modelling. Systems modelling and simulation. Model              concentration, force, velocity, accelerati-on) types of experiments, plans,
validation. Examples of modelling. Basics of continious systems           automation. Computerworking out of dates of experiments.
simulation.Basics of discrete-event systems simulation: stohastic
modelling, generation of random numbers and random variabless,            Numerical Analysis in Engineering Mechanics
simulators, strategical and tactical experimental design, analysis of     2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
simulation results. Simulation studies. Case studies.                     Analysis of functions and functionals. Extreme values. Tasks of optimi-
                                                                          sation. Numerical analysis of simple analytical expression and experi-
                                                                          mental data. Analysis and operation of physical and engineering syst-
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ems by using mathematical technigues. Dynamics analysis of                    Automation of Industrial Process
mechanical, hydraulical and thermal systems. Response of these                6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)
systems to initalconditions, and to transient, steady and random inputs.      Technical foudation of automation. Industrial automation aspects and
Stability. Analy-sis of simple feedback systems.                              stages. Automation of machining, assembly and packing. Automation of
                                                                              che-cking, sorting, transportation and other auxilary processes.
Methodology and Technique of Design Works                                     Automation in machinery, food production and others. Computer
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                            integrated manufacturing.
The concept of all the stages of design works. Formation and analysis of
systems of customers` reguirements. Variants of solutions. Limiting           Structure Peculiarities of Modern Aircraft
conditions. Search of solutions, methods of accumulation, analysis and        2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
choose of solution. Criteria of production quality, certification. Systems    Development of the aviation system in the last decade. New
of quality.                                                                   technologies in structures of airframe and powerplant. Development of
                                                                              flight control, fuel systems and avionics. Flight and technical data of
Methods and Technology of Process Control                                     aircraft. Structure of fuselage, wings, trailing edge, flaps, vertical and
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                            horizontal stabilizer. A landing gear. Flight control systems. Hydraulic
Essence and ways of control, models of control systems and their clas-        systems. Anti - ice systems. Air conditioning. Temperature and pressure
sification. Description of process control in different physical sys-tems -   control. Maintenance of aircraft systems.
mechanical, electrical, thermal, biological atc. Process control and
analysis in continuous time and frequency domains. Computer control.          Light Aircraft Conceptual Design
Charecteristics of discrete time control. Laplace and z-transforms.           2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Process modelling by computers. Electronis control systems equipment.         Light aircraft types. Specific airworthiness requirements for light
                                                                              airplane. Airplane performance. Airplane mass dependence on airplane
Basics of Production Engineering                                              performance. Specific features of light airplane structure and propulsion.
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            Airplane system. Avionics, flight control system specific features. Aircraft
Engineering process and it's components. Methods of production                life-cycle costs. Computer-aided design. Modern light airplane structure
(machining, cold plastic treatment, electrophysical treatment and other       analysis example. Example of light airplane design.
methods). Design of engineering processes. Engineering processes of
product assembly.                                                             Light Aircraft Structure Strength Analysis
                                                                              2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Manufacturing Tecyhnologies                                                   Light aircraft loads. Light aircraft structure material. Material peculiar
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            characteristics, strength and deformation properties. Light airplane wing
Projection of technological processes of standard machine components.         and tail unit load and structure specific features. Light airplane fuselage
Projection of technological processes of machine assembling. NC and           loads and structure specific features. Light airplane landing gear loads
CNC machine tools technology.                                                 and strength analysis. Light airplane control system structure specific
                                                                              features and strength analysis. Engines mount loads and strength
                                                                              analysis.
Engineering Mechanics
5.00 CP (7.5 ECTS)
Interactions. Main Principles. Constraints. Equilibrium of forces             Experimental Aerodynamics and Aerodynamic Calculations
andbodies. Internal forces. Hypotheses. Stresses and deformations             2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
insidebodies. Technical lasting theories. Friction. Centre of gravity.        Problems of experimental aerodynamics and methods of its solution.
Tensor of inertia. Kinematics and dynamics of a particle.Types of motion      Principles of constructions of the wind tunnels. Wind tunnels of low
of a body. Kinematics and dynamics in different frames of reference.          subsonic velocities and of high velocities. Measuring of an air flow
Principal theorems of dynamics. Dynamics of body. Gyroscope.                  velocity. Aerodynamic spectrum. Theoretical and experimental
D~Alembert~sprinciple. Balancing. Calculation of machines motion.             estimation of a distribution of pressure on a surface of a body in the air
Modelling of dynamics by computers. Experimental investigation of             flow. Operation principle of an aerodynamic balance. Experimental
machines.                                                                     estimation of Reynolds number. Theoretical and experimental
                                                                              estimation of a polara of a profile. Theoretical and experimental
                                                                              estimation of thrust, power absorbed and efficiency of an air propeller.
Vehicle Mechanics
                                                                              Choice of propeller engine for the aircraft and estimation of the
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
                                                                              parameters of a rated mode. Ensuring of an aerodynamic similarity.
Advanced vehicle mechanics. Steering constructions, geometry. Power
steering. Braking of trailers and semi-trailers. Vehicle and trailers
braking force, force distribution, vehicle braking. Radial, axial brakes.     Aircraft Conceptual Design
Vehicle dynamics. Fuel consumption. Braking, stability, steerability.         2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Transmission, clutch, gearbox, drive, steering, braking, suspension,          Civil aircraft airplanes market. Air passangers and cargoes
axle, wheel, body calculations and analysis.                                  transportation demand. Civil aircraft types. Airworthiness. Airplane
                                                                              performance. Airplane mass dependence on airplane performance.
                                                                              Airplane structure and propulsion. Airplane systems. Avionics, flight
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control system. Aircraft life-cycle costs. Computer-aided design. Modern      engineering, economics, sociology and ecology. Computer programmes
airplane structure analysis. Example of airplane design.                      for analysis of applied problems of nonlinear dynamics and chaos.

Computer Methods of Aerodynamic and Strength Calculations                     Technical System Vibration and Stability I graduate course
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Theory of the potential flows and its applications for solving of the         Composition of motions differential equations for technical systems.
concrete problems. Laplace equation and its solution. Estimation of a         Stability of equilibrium. Vibration of linear discreet systems. Parametric
flow velocity field around a body. Estimation of pressure distribution on a   vibrations. Stability. Free and forced vibration of rods, shafts, beams.
surface of a body and of aerodynamic forces acting. Airfoil in                Non-linear cases. Simple vibrations of discs plate and shells. Vibration
incompressible flow. Loading conditions. Estimation of stress and strain      of rotors. Stability.
conditions of a body by a finite element method. Analysis of strength of
aircraft components.                                                          Composite Materials Mechanics graduate course
                                                                              4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)
Construction Units and Details Designing                                      Mechanical properties of composite materials. Internal reinforcement
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            structures. Layered and 3D reinforced materials. Production
An aircraft body design elements (a covering, a stringer, a frame, a          technologies. Stress calculation methods. Strength theories. Matix
spar, rivets) three-dimensional computer designing using computer             plastic and viscoelastic behavior. Damage accumulation in loaded
programs. A choice of scale, the sizes, a material etc. Drawings creation     material.
and registration using ready a design elements three-dimensional
computer models. The fuselage design unit (a covering, a stringer and a       Non-Standard Sources of Energy graduate course
frame rivet-joint place) composition from separate elements. The              3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
fuselage design segment with a window computer designing. An aircraft         The principal sources of energy. Sources of restoration energy, the
undercarriage design units and aggregates computer modelling and              propertys, transfer, possibilities. The solar, wind, geothermal, ocean,
composition.                                                                  sea, river, high and low tide, biomas energy, resources, technological
                                                                              and ecological problems of utilization, transformation. Solid domestic
Aircraft Propulsion System and System Design                                  refuse.Hydrogen energetics.
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)
Examples of existing configurations. Engine type, number of engines,          Fracture Theory graduate course
engine disposition. Selection of propulsion system type. Selection of the     3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
number of engines and the power of thrust level per engine. Integration       Griffih ideas on cracks stability conditions.Irvin method.
of the propulsion system. Calculation and design of the engine mounting       Stressconcentration. Stress intensity factor. Fracture toughtness.
joints. Example applications: twin-engine propeller driven airplane; jet      Energy me-thods: J-integral, strain energy release rate parameter, R-
transport. Selection of the units and elements of a fuel system and           curve. Damagemechanics. Cracks and debonding in composites. Cicklic
calculation of the pipes. Selection of the units and elements of a            loading and de-bonding in composites. Cicklic loading and cracks
lubrication system and calculation of the pipes. Air cooling system of an     propagation conditi-ons.
engine and its units. Providing of the propulsion system fire-fighting
security.                                                                     FACULTY OF POWER AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Aircraft Testing                                                              EEP344 Power Electronics
2.00 CP (3.0 ECTS)                                                            3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
Airworthiness requirements (JAR un FAR) for aircraft flight and technical     Lecture (L): Pulse mode vs. active mode. Semiconductor switches:
performance. Types of testing and aims. Stand full scale static testing.      voltages, currents, frequency, control and assignments. (2 h)
Preparation of the program of testing. Design of static testing stand.        L: Definition of instantaneous, average and root mean square values,
Loading devices. Measurement technology and equipment. Control of             active and full power, efficiency and power factor. (2 h)
test and computer aided data acquisition. Testing in flight, aims,            L: Sinusoidal voltage and currents. Instantaneous, active, reactive and
program, coordination, the equipment of measurement and data                  full power with sinusoidal signals. (2 h)
acquisition. Experimental data processing and analysis. Dynamic and           L: Non-sinusoidal voltage and currents. Harmonic distortion. Power and
fatigue full scale tests. Certification and application in operation.         power factor with non-sinusoidal signals. (2 h)
                                                                              Practice (P): Calculation of harmonic distortion factor for predefined
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos graduate course                                  signal. (2 h)
4.00 CP (6.0 ECTS)                                                            P: Quasi-stationary mode of operation. Calculation of voltage across a
Qualitative and quanititative analysis of main dynamical nonlinear            capacitor for known current of the capacitor. (2 h)
processes in nature, engineering and control systems. Typical nonlinear       L: Non-idealities of power switches. Static and switching losses of
discrete and continuous dynamical systems. Parametrical analysis of           transistors and diodes. Cooling. (2 h)
dynamical systems. Dynamical stability theory. Attractors. Typical bifur-     P: Calculation of the static and switching losses of a chopper.
ations. Introduction into catastrophe theory. Applications of catastro-phe    Calculation of temperature and choice of heatsink. (2 h)
theory. Deterministic chaos and chaotic oscillations. Applications in         L: Protection of switches, their series and parallel connection.
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Minimization of parasitic parameters of converters. (2 h)                    Transmission in electrical drive (2 h)
L: Basic design principles of magnetic elements: defining configurations,    Characteristics of elelctrical drive (2 h)
calculation and choice of cores and windings. (2 h)                          Characteristics of the DC independent and parallel excitation motors(4h)
L: One-cycle DC/DC converters: schematics, voltage and current across        Characteristics of the DC series excitation motors (2 h)
their coil, output voltage in continuous mode. (2 h)                         Characteristics of the DC mixed excitation motors (2 h)
L: Parameters and choice of switches for 1-cycle DC/DC. Parameters of        Characteristics of the AC asynchronous motors (4 h)
output capacitor and its choice. Input current. (2 h)                        Characteristics of the AC synchronous motors (2 h)
P: Calculation of parameters and choice of elements (switches,               Parametric means of speed adjusting (2 h)
capacitor and coil) of 1-cycle DC/DC converters. (2 h)                       Systems controlled rectifier-motor (2 h)
L: Discontinuous operation of 1-cycle DC/DC converters. Features and         Systems frequency converter-motor (2 h)
parameters of elements of flyback converters. (2 h)                          Special modes of electrical drives with speed regulation (4 h)
Laboratory work: Open loop and feedback operation of one-cycle               Single-phase asynchronous drives and its speed regulation (2 h)
DC/DC converters in continuous and discontinuous mode. (2 h)                 Transient processes in electrical drives (2 h)
L: Half/full bridge DC/DC converters. Parameters of input/output             Calculation of mechanical transient processes in electrical drives (2 h)
switches, transformer and coil. Autonomous inverters. (2 h)                  Calculation of electro-mechanic transient processes in DC drives (4 h)
L: Integrated solutions for DC/DC converters. Operation of integrated        Calculation of transient processes in asynchronous drives (4 h)
circuits (IC) TOP250, VIPer28, IRS2541 un CA1524. (2 h)                      Calculation of transient processes in synchronous drives (2 h)
L: Parameters of rectifiers and operation with different load. Schematics,   Energetic of electrical drives (2 h)
operation and parameters of diode rectifiers. (2 h)                          Energetic of regulated electrical drives (2 h)
P: Calculation of parameters of 3-phase neutral-point and bridge diode       Energy losses in transient processes (2 h)
rectifiers at non-symmetrical input. (2 h)                                   Basics of electrical motors choice (2 h)
Operation and parameters of thyristor rectifiers. Inverter mode of           Operation regimes of electrical drives (2 h)
operation and its conditions. (2 h)                                          Choice of rated power of motor for continuously loading (2 h)
P: Calculation of parameters of 3-phase neutral-point and bridge             Choice of rated power of motor for other loading (2 h)
thyristor rectifiers at non-symmetrical input. (2 h)                         Choice of rated power of motor for the special loadings (2 h)
L: Operation of diode and thyristor rectifiers at non-zero input             Introductionary lesson for laboratory works (4 h)
inductance. (2 h)                                                            Determination of inertial and flyweight moment for electrical drive (4 h)
L: Improvement of rectifiers utilizing pulse mode converters. Power          Mechanical characteristics of independent excited DC motor (4 h)
factor corrector based on MC34262. (2 h)                                     Mechanical characteristics of asynchronous motor (4 h)
Laboratory work: Operation of diode and thyristor rectifiers. (2 h)          Speed regulation of asynchronous motor with frequency converter (4 h)
The course deals with power electronic converters and their elements.        Speed regulation of DC motor with controlled rectifier (4 h)
The most important objects of the course are: general definitions and        Speed regulation and mechanical characteristics of the single-phase
mathematical tools of power electronics, one-cycle and multi-cycle           motor (4 h)
DC/DC converters, diode and thyristor rectifiers, autonomous inverters       Test lesson and evaluation of laboratory work reports (4 h)
and some specific converters.                                                Mechanic of electrical drives (ED), static and dynamic properties of
The course is concentrated on calculation of parameters of the power         electrical motors, its characteristics and regimes, transient processes of
converters, choice of their passive elements and semiconductor               ED, adjustment of speed, torque and position in ED, energetic of ED,
switches, as well as on the cooling and protection of these switches.        choice of motors power, a special modes of ED, basics of automatic
The course includes special lectures devoted to development of the           regulation and control: classification, mathematical representation,
power converter utilizing the corresponding modern integrated circuits.      dynamic links and structure schemes, criteria of stability.
The practical part of the course includes numerically solved exercises,
exercises of simulation of the power converters, laboratory exercises.       EEI352 Programming languages
The most active students are provided with opportunity to design, build      3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)
and test one of the studied power converters utilizing one of the            Basic notions of object oriented programming. To recognise object-
available integrated circuits.                                               oriented languages from those procedures programming. (4 h)
                                                                             Essence of objects and classes. Classes of electrical enigneering and
EEM305 Electrical Machines                                                   objects from the programming point of view. (4 h)
5.00 CP (7.5 ECTS)                                                           Inheritance. Inheritance definition. Example of Inheritance. Class of
This subject includes such topics as constructions of electrical machines    general electric objects (4 h)
and transformers, theoretical issues of stationary and transient             Polimorphism. Polimorphism of functions. Virtual functions and abstract
processes, as well as analysis of operation regimes and maintenance          classes. (4 h)
aspects.                                                                     Definitions of constructors and destructors. Electrical engineering
                                                                             classes constructors realization. (4 h)
EEP201 Theoretical Basis of Electrical Drives                                Examples of class method realization from electrical engineering.
6.00 CP (9.0 ECTS)                                                           Realization definitions of general functions. (4 h)
Introduction and history of electrical drive (2 h)                           Realization of other functions of electrical engineering classes. Practical
Mechanics of electrical drive (2 h)                                          examples of classes operation. (4 h)
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Example of incapsulation. Examination of input/output methods. Testing          Basic notions and principles software testing. Basis way, testing of (4 h)
of constructor operation. (4 h)                                                 Flow-oriented graphs. Testing of conditions. Testing of data flux. Testing
Modeling of electric processes. Modeling of RLC circuits. (8 h)                 of cycles. (2 h)
Modeling of controlled rectifier. (8 h)                                         Object-oriented modeling. Support of the programs. Support
Features of programming in electric technologies. Basics of languages           request.(4h)
Pascal,C and C++. Simple program in the language C++. C++ programs              Object-oriented design. Classification of information systems. Solving
development and .running. Necessary regulations for program C++                 algorithms. Visual modeling. (4 h)
running. Construction of classes. Members of classes. Indices of                Standard of software support IEEE 1219-1992. Definition of support
classes. Work with classes. Constructors and destructors. Defining of           task. Analysis of support task. (4 h)
parameters for constructors. Overloading operators. Meaning of                  Designing of support request. Realisation of support request. Control of
inicialising. Control, constructors and destructors in industrial electronics   support request. (2 h)
structure and loading. Necessary provisions for C++ programme                   Classification of information systems. Intelligent systems of industrial
loading. Designing of classes. Class members. Class pointers.                   electronics. Object-oriented design. Tasks of the intelligent systems.
                                                                                Solving algorithms. Technology of software design. Life cycle.
EEI481 Programming Technologies in Industrial Electronics                       Flowcharting of the programs. Structure analysis. Synthesis of the
3.00 CP (4.5 ECTS)                                                              programs. Method of Jackson. Testing of software. Testing of basis
Technology of software design. Classification of information                    way. Testing of conditions. Testing of data flux. Testing of cycles. Visual
systems.(2h)                                                                    modeling. Object-oriented testing.
Intelligent systems of industrial electronics. Organization of the design
process. Designing prototypes. (2 h)                                            INSTITUTE OF LANGUAGES
Tasks of the intelligent systems. Classic life cycle. Flowcharting of the
programs. (4 h)                                                                 VIL167.0 Introduction to Linguistics
Strategies of software design. Increment model. (4 h)                           HVD144.2 Basic Grammar Course
Fast developement of application software. Spiral-type model.                   HVD123.2 Functional Communication
Component-oriented model. (4 h)                                                 VIA150.2 Development of Listening Comprehension of Monologues,
Classic methods of analysis. Structure analysis. Synthesis of the               Dialogues and Professional Texts
programs of Varnjē-Orra method. Method of Jackson. (4 h)                        HVD156.2 Fundamentals of Written Speech
Testing of data flux. Description of data and processes flux. Extention of      VIA311.2 Academic Writing
real time systems. (4 h)                                                        VIA310.2 Development of Speech and Listening Skills
Extention of control opportunities. Examples of eletric transport systems
models. Initial step of modeling. (4 h)




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