TFY4350 - Introduction to Nanotechnology


New from the academic year 2016/2017

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

The cource will present an analysis of areas of relevance to subjects such as bionanotechnology, nanostructured materials, and nanoelectronics. The cource will focus on common techniques in order to understand the possibilites of nanotechnology. A section on ethical and environmental issues will also be presented.

Learning outcome

The subject gives an introduction to central themes within nanotechnology, with emphasis on how this cross-disciplinary technology can increase understanding and promote novel products.

Understand possibilities and limitations of nanotechnology in bionanotechnology, nanoelectronics and nanostructured materials for energy and environment. Understand ethical dilemma within nanotechnology.

Use simple calculations to solve and analyze selected problems within nanotechnology.

General competence:
Collaborate to solve exercises.
Orally present results of own studies.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, mandatory excercises, laboratory demonstrations and groupwork.
A re-sit examination may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be given at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TFE4220 7.5 2016-09-01


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2016-12-01 09:00 D3
Summer KONT Written examination 100/100 C
  • * 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.