Basic information

Code: SCI3075

Extent: 25 cr

Language: English

Teacher in charge: Mika Sillanpää

Administrative contact: Johanna Bovellán

Target group: All master's students with sufficient prerequisite knowledge.

Application process: Open for all students of Aalto University

Quotas and restrictions: No quotas.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s level minor in Engineering Physics (offered in Finnish) or Advanced Energy Systems (offered in Finnish) or equivalent knowledge.

Content and structure of the minor

The Engineering Physics minor consists of one course out of two research methods courses and 20 credits where the student can modify the minor according to personal interests. In case of prerequisites or a need for more tailored choices, these can be agreed on together with the professor in charge.

Structure of the minor

Code

Name

Credits

Period                   

Compulsory courses

5


PHYS-E0411           Advanced Physics Laboratory5III-V
OR


PHYS-E0412           Computational Physics5III-V

Elective courses

20


20 credits selected freely from the following courses

PHYS-C0230Klassinen dynamiikka5V

PHYS-E0414           

Advanced Quantum Mechanics5I-II

PHYS-E0415           

Statistical Mechanics5I-II

PHYS-E0421           

Solid-State Physics5IV-V

PHYS-E0422           

Soft Condensed Matter Physics5III-IV

PHYS-E0430

Magnetism and Spintronics5I-II (in odd years)

PHYS-E0435          

Optical Physics5I-II

PHYS-E0460        

Introduction to Reactor Physics5I-II
PHYS-E0461

Introduction to Plasma Physics for Fusion and Space Applications 

I-II 

PHYS-E0463           

Fusion Energy Technology5 III-IV

PHYS-E0483           

Advances in New Energy Technologies 5 III-IV
PHYS-E0547Machine Learning for Materials Science3-5I-II