TTT4255 - Electronic System Design, Basic Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral presentation and demonstration 1/2 1 hours A
Assignment 1/2

Course content

The course is organized around the first phase of a larger innovation project. The students will get acquainted with a collaborating partner with a real-world problem. They will gain basic experience with relevant technology in order to design a system that meets the problem requirements.

Learning outcome


  • Knowledge of different roles for an electronic systems designer in society.


  • Design of simple electronic systems using microcontrollers, sensors and actuators.
  • Documentation for a technical and general audience of a problem solved through a developed electronic system.

General competence:

  • Beginning identification with the role of technological problem solver and innovator.
  • Team work skills.

Learning methods and activities

Project work in groups. Dialogue-based learning methods combined with lectures. Guest lectures and excursions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Attendance

Further on evaluation

The assessment is based on the project report (50%) and a demonstration and presentation of the project (50%). Both parts needs to be passed to pass the course. Participation is obligatory. Information is given at the start of the semester.

For a re-take of the course, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Course materials

Will be announced at start of course.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Design Methodology
  • Electronics
  • Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 1/2 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral presentation and demonstration 1/2 A
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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