19E062MUE - Materials in Electrical Engineering

Course specification
Course title Materials in Electrical Engineering
Acronym 19E062MUE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
The goal Getting to know the physical processes that underline material properties, material characterization, techniques for material production, modification of material properties, and the role of different materials in electrical components and integrated circuits.
The outcome Understanding connections between microscopic physical phenomena and material properties that determine their applications in various areas of electrical engineering. Knowledge of modern techniques for material production, characterization and modification.
URL to the subject page
Contents of lectures Crystalline solids. Chemical bonds and material properties. Non-crystalline materials. Electronic structure of materials. Semiconductors. Conductors. Dielectrics. Magnetic materials. Production of bulk monocrystals, thin layers of materials, and planar integrated circuits. Material characterization. Superconductors. Mechanical properties of materials. New materials and applications.
Contents of exercises Problem-solving exercises and laboratory work which illustrate topics covered by the theoretical contents of the course.
  1. M. Vujisić - Materials in Electrical Engineering (Lecture handouts) (ETF, Belgrade, 2019)
  2. Safa O. Kasap - Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices (4th edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2017) (Original title)
  3. W.D. Callister, Jr., D.G. Rethwisch - Materials Science and Engineering (An Introduction) (9th edition, Wiley, 2014) (Original title)
  4. D. Raković - Physical Basics and Properties of Materials in Electrical Engineering (ETF, Belgrade, 1995)
  5. Charles Kittel - Introduction to Solid State Physics (8th edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005) (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 2 1
Methods of teaching 45 lecture classes + 30 problem-solving classes + 15 classes of laboratory work. Mid-term exam.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures Test paper 32
Practical lessons 36 Oral examination
Colloquia 32