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Course module: 202100253
Electronic System Design
Course info
Course module202100253
Credits (ECTS)0
Course typeModule name
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact M.S. Oude Alink
Contactperson for the course M.S. Oude Alink
Academic year2022
Starting block
RemarksPart of module 11 EE
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Module consists of the study units
This module consists of several study units, every part has its own learning objectives.
The study units are:
code name EC
202100253 Electronic System Design (module) 0
202100254 Electronic System Design & Prototyping 8,5
202100255 Embedded Signal Processing 5,5
202100256 Survey Paper 1
Module description
This is a T-shaped module with both a deepening of the electrical engineering knowledge through “Embedded Signal Processing” as well as a broadening of the knowledge in the fields of “System Engineering” and “Philosophy of Technology and Design” and their applications through a “Prototyping Project”. It also provides for an introduction to the bachelor project (M12) through writing a “Survey Paper”. In a bit more detail:
  • The Survey Paper aims to practice finding and discussing scientific literature relevant to a given research question, thus preparing for the Bachelor thesis, as well as being useful for the Prototyping Project.
  • Embedded Signal Processing dives into processing aspects for radio signal conditioning, analog-to-digital converters, and clock generation. It treats the trade-offs between analog and digital signal processing and its partitioning aspects. The theory is tested with an exam, while labs and a project serve to apply the theory for more understanding and investigating the tradeoffs.
Electronic System Design & Prototyping consists of three elements:
  • Philosophy of Technology and Design extends the design of a technical product to beyond the purely technical realm by focusing on the relation between technical products and their users using the process of Design Thinking. The theory and techniques are applied to the prototyping project.
  • Systems Engineering focuses on the technical design and architecture of complex systems, using various thinking tracks and system design tools. The theory and techniques are applied to the prototyping project.
  • In the Prototyping Project, a complex electronic system is designed with a big team, and an actual working prototype is constructed. Knowledge from all bachelor courses, in particular the other elements of this module, are applied to achieve this.
Contact module co-ordinator Mark Oude Alink: .
Assumed previous knowledge
It is advised to have successfully completed at least the electronics part in M3, the programming part in M5, and the mathematics / signal processing parts in M6 and M8.
Module 11
Participating study
Bachelor Electrical Engineering
Required materials
Course material
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Recommended materials
Course material
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Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes


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