LYFE3002 - Computers and Electronics


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Course content

Microcontrollers. Programming of microcontrollers. Structure and applications of basic sensors and simple electronics circuits where these are included. Read and process data from sensors.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate ... - Has knowledge of the construction of a microcontroller - Has knowledge of sensors and practical use of sensors together with microcontrollers - Has knowledge of the use of programming to control a microcontroller - Has knowledge of circuits in interfaces between microcontrollers and the outside world Skills: The candidate ... - can program a microcontroller system - connect one or more sensors to a system, as well as read data from them - can use database systems for measurement and control - can read data sheets for sensors and microcontrollers - can make a basics Laboratory Courses for Professional Degrees in Electrophages General Competence: The Candidate ... - Communicates Knowledge in the School and Business Area - Can use a professional language in communication with colleagues and representatives from other disciplines

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and laboratory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory Excersises
  • Mandatory laboratory work
  • 80 % attendance in lectures

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements: 2 of 3 exercises must be approved. 1 of 1 laboratory work must be approved. The laboratory exercises are a skill requirement with mandatory presence.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

Required previous knowledge

None beyond admission requirements for the study program.

Course materials

Arduino Starter Kit with "Projects book".

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Version: A
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
  • Vocational Teacher
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


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