Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Physical models for micro and nanosystems

EE-536

Lecturer(s) :

Kis Andras

Language:

English

Summary

Students will learn simple theoretical models, the theoretical background of finite element modeling as well as its application to modeling charge, mass and heat transport in electronic, fluidic and electromechanical micro and nanosystem.

Content

1. Finite element method - background and implementation

2. Modeling electrostatic problems, voltage and charge distribution

3. Micro and nanoelectromechanical devices: mechanical properties, modeling electromechanical coupling

4. Detection systems for x-ray and gamma ray imaging devices

5. Modeling of fluid mechanics in micro and nanosystems

6. Modeling heat transfer

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic electronics and physics

Learning Outcomes

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

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra

Exercises on a computer using Comsol

Project work in a small group

Assessment methods

Written exam - 50%

Project - 50%

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11CO5
CO6
ELA2
    
11-12    
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