Development of Electrical Products

Course Description

Structure of scientific revolutions, development of science and technology. Technology, the basis of culture. Personal and society infrastructure, engineering infrastructure necessary for products development. Methodology of scientific research. Project management, network planning, documentation. Team work and team learning. Publication of development results. Protection of technical knowledge. Croatian and European standards. Accreditation and certification. Institutions of European Union.

Learning Outcomes

  1. define the phases of electrical products development
  2. explain personal and social infrastructure necessary for successful product development
  3. apply the acquired knowledge to write technical and scientific papers
  4. identify the most important data after data search procedure
  5. analyze the needs for development of new products
  6. write an technical essay on the process of developing a technical product

Forms of Teaching


Lectures are interactive with the application of modern methods and tools.

Seminars and workshops

Students' seminar work includes independent work on topics covered in lectures.

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Seminar/Project 50 % 25 % 50 % 25 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 50 % 25 % 25 %
Final Exam: Written 50 % 50 %
Exam: Written 50 % 50 %
Exam: Oral 25 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Structure of revolutions in science, History of technics and technology development
  2. Description of product development phases, Analysis of technical tools used in different phases of product development
  3. Personal infrastructure requirements, Social infrastructure requirements, State infrastructure requirements
  4. Personal software support, Companies software support
  5. Writing of technical paper, Writing of technical report
  6. Companies databases, Institution databases, Rules for searching databases
  7. Writing of technical essay
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Patents, Search of patent databases, Croatian technical standards and institutions, European technical standards and institutions, World technical standards and institutions, Search of tehnical standards databases
  10. Integrated software support for product development
  11. Development of electric motor
  12. Development of power converter
  13. Development of tramcar, Development of train
  14. Project
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

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P.B. Adamsen (2000.), A Framework for Complex Systems Development, CRC Press
L. Goodman, R. Ignacio (1999.), Engineering Project Management, CRC Press
T. S. Kuhn. (.), Struktura znanstvenih revolucija, Naklada Jesenski Turk
N. Rosenberg, L. E. Birdzell. (1993.), Kako se Zapad obogatio, August Cesarec

For students


ID 222662
  Summer semester
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures

Grading System

87 Excellent
75 Very Good
62 Good
50 Acceptable