TFE4205 - Student Defined Development Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The students apply their knowledge in Electronic System Design and Innovation to develop solutions for an organization or company which undertakes to ensure the quality of the process. The course gives an academic foundation for the development project.

Learning outcome


The student will have knowledge of methods and tools to carry out a concrete development project within Electronic System Design.


The student shall have skills in

  • evaluating realistic performance requirements for an electronic system.
  • designing and making a functional electronic system.
  • documenting an implemented system.
  • assess the solution regarding sustainability.

General competence:

Based on his/her expertise in Electronic System Design and Innovation, the student shall gain experience in

  • solving a problem for a demanding customer.
  • communicating with the organization and others involved.
  • presenting the solution for peers.
  • documenting the solution in an engineering way such that it may be maintained and furter developed by others.

Learning methods and activities

Individual work with supervision, with mandatory participation. The academic supervisor is responsible for following up mandatory activities in the course.

Course requirements:

  • Problem definition
  • Status reports
  • Demonstration and presentation of the product
  • Documentation of the product

Compulsory assignments

  • Progress report

Further on evaluation

To be graded Pass, the following must be done:

  • The candidate must have provided progress reports on time throughout the semester.
  • The candidate shall assess the solution regarding sustainability.
  • The product must be demonstrated and behave according to current specifications.
  • The product must be documented in a way that adequately facilitates operation and maintenance, repair and modification, and further development.

Course materials

Is defined on demand.


Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics
  • Applied Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Signal Processing
  • Physical Electronics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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