41034 Electronic Components and Fabrication6cp; 3hpw. Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): (41033 Integrated Electronic Systems Design AND 68038 Advanced Mathematics and Physics) OR (33130 Mathematics 1 AND 68037 Physical Modelling AND 41033 Integrated Electronic Systems Design)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Fields of practice: Electronic Engineering program
This subject covers hardware technologies in Internet of Things (IoT) nodes at the component level, with particular focus on the possibilities offered by miniaturisation and nanotechnology.
Being able to open the 'component boxes' and become familiar with current miniaturised technologies and their capabilities and limitations is a crucial requirement for meaningful design of an IoT system and for anticipating the next technological advances to unlock radical innovation.
Students learn about the diverse electronic and photonic components required in a miniaturised system. They achieve a basic command of semiconductor physics and technologies, the working principles of miniaturised logic, communication and sensing devices, their performance windows/specifications and how they are fabricated and packaged. Students are also able to discern the concepts of performance, quality and reliability, and overall, they are able to select a class of components and electronic/photonic approaches to build a miniaturised system for a solving a given real life problem.
Spring session, City campus
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