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BL20A0100 Thermal Design of an Electric Device, 3 cr / 1.67 cu 
Code BL20A0100  Validity 01.08.2007 -
Name Thermal Design of an Electric Device  Abbreviation Thermal Design 
Credits3 cr / 1.67 cu   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Teachers
Name
Janne Nerg 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: Lappeenranta, kokonaan verkossa / full digi

The course is suitable for distance learning.

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Tech.) 1

 
Period 

3

 
Teaching Language 

Finnish

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Janne Nerg

 
Aims 

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to 1. perform thermal design of a simple electronic device, 2. describe the heat transfer mechanisms and 3. analytically calculate temperature distribution of an electronic device.

 
Contents 

Heat transfer mechanisms, cooling methods of electronic devices, the effect of the operation temperature on the performance of an electronic device, thermal resistance networks, numerical calculation methods in thermal engineering.

 
Teaching Methods 

Lectures 14 h, exercises 14 h, home assignments, 3rd period. Continuous assesment. Course is suitable for distance learning.
Total workload 78 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0–5, continuous assesment 100 %.

 
Course Materials 

Course material is found from Moodle.

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

No

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5

 


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