Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Modeling and simulation of microsystems

MICRO-402

Lecturer(s) :

Quack Niels
Shea Herbert

Language:

English

Summary

Students will learn how to analyze a problem, identify the relevant parameters, build a simple model and/or a more complex discretized problem, solve it using computing power and extract the relevant parameters from the simulation.

Content

Part 1. 1 degree of freedom system

Part 2. Lump model & Equivalent circuit

Part 3. Finite Element Modelling

 

Keywords

Simulation, Modelling, Finite element, Runge-Kutta, Mesh, Convergence, Multi-physics

 

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic electronics and physics

 

Important concepts to start the course

 

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Ex-Cathedra

Exercises on a computer using Matlab, QUCS and a FEM software

Project work in small groups

 

Expected student activities

 

 

Assessment methods

Oral exam - 50%

Project - 50%

 

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants No
Forum No
Others

 

 

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Modeling and simulation of microsystems
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Modeling and simulation of microsystems
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11 MXF014   
11-12 MXF014   
12-13    
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German