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TFM/KN4/2011


STUDY PROGRAMME 2011

2012



DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED PHYSICS (T3040)


TFM.kand Bachelor’s Thesis and Seminar (10 cr)

Responsible teacher:



Tfy
-
0.1061 Physics 1 (4 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s

level

Responsible teacher: Antti Hakola

Teaching Period: I

Workload: Lectures: 24 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 24 h

Examination: 3 h

Preparing for lectures and for in
-
class exercises: 12 h

Preparing for examination: 24 h

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Examination 100 % or examination 80 % and exercises
20 %

Study Material: Course handout, R.W. Chabay, B.A. Sherwood, Matter and Interactions,
3rd Edition (Wiley). The same book is used in courses Physics 2
-
4.

Substitutes
for Courses: Substitutes the course Tfy
-
0.1011 Physics IA

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.1061/

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the de
gree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.1062 Physics 2 (4 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Petri Salo

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

W
orkload: Lectures (including 2 h repetition): 24 h

Preparing for lectures and self
-
study: 22 h

Exercises: 24 h

Solving tasks independently: 21 h

Going through the model answers of exercises: 12 h

Exam: 3 h

Learning Outcomes: After completing the course the

student will be able to

1. explain the energy quantities of physical systems,

2. apply the basic equations of motion on particle systems and rigid bodies,

3. classify the elastic and thermal properties of materials,

4. apply the laws of thermodynamics on
an ideal gas,

5. remember the basic concepts of statistical physics,

6. use mathematical tools (vectors and integrals).

Content:
Always necessary:

Work and energy. Momentum and angular momentum. The moment of a force. The
moment of inertia. Conservation la
ws. Newton’s law of gravitation. Harmonic and damped
oscillator. Particle systems and rigid bodies. Pressure and temperature. Heat capacities.
Entropy. The equation of state of an ideal gas. Laws of thermodynamics. Elastic and
thermal properties of materia
ls.

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Often necessary:

Centre of Mass (CM). Elastic and inelastic collision. Collisions in the laboratory and CM
coordinate system. The microscopic interpretation of pressure and temperature of a gas.
Latent heat. Calorimetry. The Carnot cycle. The Maxwell
-
B
oltzmann distribution function.
The transfer of thermal energy. Thermodynamic processes. Cyclic processes.

Sometimes useful:

Potential energy curves and surfaces. Reduced mass. Equipartition theorem. Fluid
dynamics. Van der Waals equation of state.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Lectures and exercises. Exam. By doing exercises one
can get credits for the exam, but no more than 20% of the total score.

Study Material: Own study material.


R.W. Chabay, B.A. Sherwood, Matter and
Interactions, 3rd Editi
on (Wiley).

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
0.1012 Physics IB.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.1062

Prerequisites: Physics 1

Registration for Courses: St
udents enroll on WebOodi.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.1063 Physics 3 (5 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Tero Setälä

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: Lectures ( including 2 h repetition): 24 h

Preparing for lectures and revision: 22 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently:
40,5 h

Going through the model answers: 20 h

Examination: 3 h

Study Material: R.W. Chabay, B.A. Sherwood, Matter and Interactions, 3rd Edition (Wiley)

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
0.1023 Physics IIA.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.1063

Prerequisites: Physics 1
-
2

Registration for Courses: via WebOodi

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme

TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.1064 Physics 4 (5 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Tero Setälä

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures ( including 2 h repetition): 24 h

Preparing for lectures and revision: 22 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 40,5 h

Going through the model answers: 12 h

Examination: 3 h

Study Material: R.W. Chabay, B.A. Sherw
ood, Matter and Interactions, 3rd Edition (Wiley)

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
0.1023 Physics IIB

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.1064

Prerequisites:
Fysik 1
-
3

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Registration for Courses: via WebOodi

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.2011 Physics IIIA (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Programme studies O

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Antti Hakola

Teaching Period: I (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures: 24 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 36 h

Examination: 4h

Preparing for lectures and for in
-
class exercises: 12 h

Preparing for examination: 36 h

Content: Basic physics for physics students: introduction to quantum, atomic and
molecular physics

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam 100 % or exercises 20 % and exa
m 80 %.

Study Material: A. Hakola: Kvanttifysiikan perusteet, Report TKK
-
F
-
B206

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the first part of the course Tfy
-
0.201 Physics III.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.2011/

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.2012 Physics IIIB (5 cr)

Status of the Cour
se: Programme studies O

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Antti Hakola

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures: 24 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 36 h

Examination: 4 h

Preparing for lectures
and for in
-
class exercises: 12 h

Preparing for examination: 36 h

Content: Basic physics for physics students: introduction to the structure and basic
properties of matter

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam 100 % or exercises 20 % and exam 80 %.

Study
Material: A. Hakola: Johdatus aineen rakenteeseen, Report TKK
-
F
-
B207

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the latter part of the course Tfy
-
0.201 Physics III.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/
noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.2012/

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the extended curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.2061 Physics 5 (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Programme studies O

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Petri Salo

Teaching Period: I

Workload: Lectures (including 2 h repetition): 24 h

Preparation for lectures and self
-
study: 34 h

Exercises: 24 h

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Solving tasks independently: 36 h

Going through the m
odel answers of exercises: 12 h

Exam: 3 h

Learning Outcomes: After completing the course the student will be able to

1. distinguish between the types of motion of a physical system in different coordinate
systems,

2. apply the Lorentz transformations on si
mple physical problems,

3. calculate the motion of a particle in a central
-
force field,

4. describe the basic concepts of the electromagnetic field,

5. explain the wave and particle properties of electromagnetic radiation,

6. use mathematical tools (vector
s and integrals).

Content:
Always necessary:

Inertial reference frames. Galilean transformations. Frames in accelerating motion. The
principle of relativity. Consequences of the principle of relativity. Lorentz transformations.
Relativistic momentum and en
ergy. Central
-
force field. Electromagnetic (EM) field in a
vacuum. Photon. Wave
-
particle duality. Blackbody radiation. The photoelectric effect. The
X
-
ray continuum.

The Compton effect.

Often necessary:

Centrifugal and Coriolis acceleration.

EM field in inertial reference frames. Invariance of
EM field under the Lorentz transformation. Collisions in the CM coordinate system.
Relativistic Doppler effect. The motion of a charged particle in an EM field.

Sometimes useful:



Maxwell’s equations
in the differential form. Scalar and vector potential. The Foucault
pendulum.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Lectures and exercises. Exam. By doing exercises one
can get credits for the exam, but no more than 20% of the total score.

Study Material: To be

announced later.

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
0.2011 Physics IIIA.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.2061

Prerequisites: Physics 1
-
4, Mathematics L1
-
L2

Registration for Courses: Students enroll on WebOodi.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.



Tfy
-
0.2062 Physics 6 (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Programme studies O

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Antti Hakola

Teaching Period: II

Workload: Lectures: 24 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 36 h

Examination: 3 h

Preparing for l
ectures and for in
-
class exercises: 12 h

Preparing for examination: 36 h

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Examination 100 % or examination 80 % and exercises
20 %

Study Material: To be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
0.201
2 Physics IIIB.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.2062/

Prerequisites: Physics 1
-
5 and Mathematics or equivalent knowledge

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM and the students selected
into the Extended Curriculum in Science.

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Tfy
-
0.2113 Theoretical Mechanics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A1
-
module

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Petri Salo

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: Lectures (including 1 h repetition): 24 h

Preparation for lectures and self
-
study: 34 h

Exercises: 24 h

Solving tasks independently: 36 h

Going through the model answers of exercises:
12 h

Exam: 3 h

Learning Outcomes: After completing the course the student will be able to

1. remember the basic principles of mechanics and the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian,

2. use Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics to form the equations of motion for a sys
tem,

3. explain the constants of the motion, i.e. conserved quantities of a system,

4. solve the normal
-
mode frequencies of the small oscillations of a system,

5. present the wave equation of a propagating wave in medium,

6. remember the continuity, Euler’
s and Navier
-
Stokes equations of a fluid.

Content: Always necessary: Generalized coordinates and momenta. Calculus of
variations. Hamilton’s principle. The Lagrangian and Hamiltonian. Lagrange’s and
Hamilton’s equations. Constants of the motion, conserved
quantities and symmetries.
Small oscillations and normal modes. Hamilton’s principle for continuous systems. Wave
equation. Wave motion in medium. The continuity, Euler’s and Navier
-
Stokes equations of
fluids. Viscous flow of liquids. Poisson brackets.

Oft
en necessary: Derivation of equations. Virtual displacements and d’Alembert’s principle.
Transition to quantum mechanics.

Sometimes useful: Constraint forces. Central
-
force field. Electromagnetic field.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Lectures and exercis
es. Exam. By doing exercises one
can get credits for the exam, but no more than 20% of the total score.

Study Material: A.L. Fetter, J.D. Walecka, Theoretical Mechanics of Particles and Continua
(Dover)

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces part A
of the course Tfy
-
0.202 Physics IV as
well as the course Tfy
-
3.246 Theoretical mechanics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.2113

Prerequisites: Physics 1
-
6, Mathematics
L1
-
L3

Registration for Courses: Students enroll on WebOodi.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM.



Tfy
-
0.2124 Quantum Mechanics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A1
-
module

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s l
evel

Responsible teacher: Petri Salo

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures (including 1 h repetition): 24 h

Preparation for lectures and self
-
study: 34 h

Exercises: 24 h

Solving tasks independently: 36 h

Going through the model answers of exercis
es: 12 h

Exam: 3 h

Learning Outcomes: After completing the course the student will be able to

1. present the postulates of quantum mechanics,

2. solve

the state functions and the expectation values of physical observables for one
-
dimensional problems using the time
-
independent Schrödinger equation, and describe
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their time development,

3. solve the state functions and the energy eigenvalues of a one
-
dime
nsional harmonic
oscillator,

4. solve the energy eigenvalues for a one
-
dimensional periodic lattice formed of finite
potential wells,

5. present the angular momentum operators as well as calculate the total angular
momentum of a system,

6. explain the math
ematical structure of quantum mechanics as well as use mathematical
tools.

Content: Always necessary: Postulates of quantum mechanics. Operators, eigenvalues
and eigenfunctions. Expectation values and variance. Schrödinger equation. Hermitian
operators. Th
e superposition principle. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle. Commutator
relations. Conserved quantities. Creation and annihilation operators. Angular Momentum.
Particle in a potential well and discrete energy spectrum. Free particle and continuum
energy
spectrum. One
-
dimensional harmonic oscillator. Finite potential well and periodic
lattice. Energy gaps and bands. Often necessary: Correspondence principle. Dirac
notation. Hilbert space. Time development

of eigenfunctions and expectation values.
Ehrenfes
t’s principle. Parity and its conservation. Variational principle. The Gaussian wave
packet. Continuity equation. Potential barriers and tunneling. Transmission and reflection
coefficients. Bloch wavefunctions. Special functions. Sometimes useful: Density
of states.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Lectures and exercises. Exam. By doing exercises one
can get credits for the exam, but no more than 20% of the total score.

Study Material: R. L. Liboff: Introductory Quantum Mechanics (Addison Wesley)

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces part B of the course Tfy
-
0.202 Physics IV.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.2124

Prerequisites: Physics

1
-
6, Theoretical Mech
anics,

Mathematics L1
-
L3

Registration for Courses: Students enroll on WebOodi.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programme TFM. The same textbook is used
in courses Tfy
-
0.3211 Advanced course in quantum mechanics

and Tfy
-
3.4323 Quantum
Physics.



Tfy
-
0.3131 Thermodynamics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Basic Module in Engineering Physics A1

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund

Teaching Period: I (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures: 25 h

In
-
class calculation sessions: 25 h

Homework: 20 h

Independent work: 30 h

Revision: 30 h

Examination: 3 h

Learning Outcomes: The course aims at laying down a good foundation in the basics of
classical thermodynamics and its formalisms for a physicist. Ther
modynamics is an
important tool that can be applied in a range of different scientific and technological
phenomena and issues. Therefore, the leading idea of the course is not just to apply but
also to understand the theories behind the key thermodynamics.

Content: State variables, systems concept, state equations, maxwell’s relations,


laws and
cycles of thermodynamics and their applications, thermodynamic potentials and
equilibrium conditions, response functions, phases and phase change, Legendre
transfor
mation, surface tension, osmotic pressure, electrochemical potential and affinity,
thermomechanical phenomena.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam

Study Material: Ismo Napari (HY): Lecture notes of thermodynamics; L.E. Reichl: A
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Modern Course in Statisti
cal Physics

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.3131/

Prerequisites: Mathematics and physics of the P
-
module for engineering physics

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
0.3201 Applied Physics, laboratory course (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Intermediate Module in Engineering Physics

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Jarmo Ala
-
Heikkilä

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)
-

IV (Spring)

Workload:
Laboratory projects: 15 h (6 x 2,5 h)

Preparing for laboratory projects: 6 h

Reporting (3 reports): 105 h

Content: In this course, the students will familiarize themselves with various physical
phenomena by making measurements and analyzing the obtained re
sults. The course
consists of nine laboratory projects which are directly connected to the research topics of
the laboratories participating in arranging the course.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Accepted reports.

Study Material: Will be announced on th
e course webpage

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the courses Tfy
-
56.127 Nuclear Engineering, laboratory
course and Tfy
-
99.219 Applied Physics, laboratory course.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa
.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
0.3201/

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
0.3211 Advanced Quantum Mechanics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A2
-
module

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jami Kinnunen

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: Continuation for the course Tfy
-
0.2124. Coupled angular momentum.3D central
potential, particle in a magnetic field, two
-
body problem, matrix mechanics, addition of
spins, EPR paradox, identical particles, time
-
independen
t perturbation theory, scattering
theory, relativistic quantum mechanics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two mid
-
term exams or a final exam

Study Material: R. L. Liboff: Introductory Quantum Mechanics, Fourth Edition

(Addison Wesley, 2003)

Course Homepag
e: https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3211

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.2124

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: The text book is used also in the courses Tfy
-
0.2124 Quantum
mechanics.



Tfy
-
0.3223 Statistical Physics (5 cr)

Status of the
Course: Intermediate Module in Engineering Physics

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: Introduction to equilibrium statistical physics of many
-
pa
rticle systems. Review of
basic concepts in equilibrium thermodynamics. Review of probability theory. Ensemble
theory of statistical physics. Statistical properties of classical and quantum harmonic
oscillators. Ideal bosonic and fermionic quantum gases. I
ntroduction to hydrodynamics and
transport theory.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two mid
-
term exams or a final exam.

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Study Material: L. E. Reichl, A Modern Course in Statistical Physics, Second Edition (Wiley
1998). Jouko Arponen, Statistinen fysiikka (
Limes 1994). Mehran Kardar: Statistical
Physics of Particles, and, Statistical Physics of Fields (Cambridge University Press).

Substitutes for Courses: Together with Tfy
-
0.3131 Thermodynamics replaces the course
Tfy
-
3.365 Statistical Physics and Thermodyna
mics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3223

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
0.3233 Materials Physics I (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A2
-
module

Level of the Course:
Bachelor level

Responsible teacher: Martti Puska, Ilja Makkonen, Filip Tuomisto

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures: 27 h

Exercises (in auditorium): 15 h

Exercises (at home): 20 h

Theory reading at home (during the course): 40 h

Theory
reading at home (before the exam): 24 h

Exam: 6 h

Learning Outcomes: After deepening his/her knowledge on a specific field the student
understands scientific research literature in solid state physics, especially on fields based
on the measuring or
computing the electronic structures. Moreover, he/she is able to
participate in experimental or computational research in solid state physics after
deepening his/her knowledge on research methods used. The course gives the basic
knowledge for studying phys
ics of semiconductors, defects in solids, solid surfaces,
nanostructures, superconductivity, and magnetic and optical properties of solids.

Content: Study of atomic structures and properties of solids using quantum mechanics.
Bonds in solids, crystal struc
tures, diffraction, lattice vibrations, thermal properties, free
-
electron model, electronic band structures, electron transport properties.


Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two midterm exams or one final exam

Study Material: Ibach, Lüth: Solid State Phys
ics

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3233



https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3233

Language of Instructi
on: Finnish



Tfy
-
0.3243 Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: Intermediate Module in Engineering Physics

Level of the Course: Bachelor’s level

Responsible teacher: Antti Hakola

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload:
Lectures: 36 h

In
-
class exercises: 24 h

Solving assignments independently: 30 h

2 midterm exams: 6 h

Preparation for lectures and examinations and revision: 32 h

Project work: 15 h

Content: The quantum
-
mechanical structure of matter from microcosmos to mac
rocosmos:
elementary particles, nuclear structure, nuclear reactions, and fundamental interactions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Examination 100 % or midterm exams 60 %, exercises
20 % and project work 20 %

Study Material: A. Hakola: Ydin
-

ja alkeishiu
kkasfysiikka, Report TKK
-
F
-
B204 ; additional
material can be found in Krane: Introductory Nuclear Physics and Martin and Shaw:
Particle Physics

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
56.104 Nuclear and Elementary Particle
Physics.

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Course Homepage
:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3243/etusivu

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.2011 and Tfy
-
0.2012 or corresponding

Language of Instruction: Primarily Finnish. Can be taken in English upon r
equest.



Tfy
-
0.3252 Soft Matter Physics (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A2
-
module

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher:

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures 24 h

Exercises 22 h

Solving exercise problems independently 20 h

Reviewing independently the topics covered at the lectures 36 h

Review 24 h

Taking the exam 3 h

Searching for information related to the course topics 3h

Learning Outcomes: Learning objectives:

1. Can explain what soft matter is and how it differs from ord
inary liquids or crystalline
matter.

2. Knows the basic (physical) molecular
-
scale interactions that are important for soft
matter.

3. Knows the basic soft matter systems and the related terminology.

4. Can solve simple problems related to soft matter phys
ics by relying on the basic
principles (e.g., basic interactions, entropy, free energy, chemical potential).

Content: The course provides the essentials of soft matter systems (including colloids,
polymers, liquid crystals, surface active agents, and biolo
gical systems). The structure and
physico
-
chemical properties, basic interactions, principles of self
-
assembly, research
methods for studies of soft matter, applications. The course provides a foundation for
follow
-
up courses dealing with soft matter and b
iological systems.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Lecture notes and as is suited Richard A. L. Jones, Soft Condensed Matter
(Oxford, 2002)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.t
kk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.3252

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.3131 Thermodynamics

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Replaces the course Tfy
-
3.363 Introduction to Soft Matter Physics.



Tfy
-
0.4800 Physics Research Seminar P V (4 cr)

Responsible teacher: Torbjörn Björkman

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Seminar series on current research topics in physics and its applications, with
contributions by both invited guest speakers, post
-
doctoral researchers and
graduate
students. The students may earn credits by attending and presenting a talk.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.4800

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
0.5410 Me
asurements in Physics P V (1
-
4 cr)

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autmn & Spring)

Workload: 0+30

Content: Personal student exercises in experimental physics, measurement technology
and data analysis.

Substitutes for Cours
es: Replaces course Tfy
-
3.3400 Measurements in physics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.5410



Language of Instruction: English

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Tfy
-
0.5420 Teaching Physics P V (2
-
6 cr)

Responsible teacher: Martti Puska

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Practicing teaching in physics courses under the supervision of the course
lectyrer.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.5420



https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
0.5420

Prerequisites: McS or equivalent.

Language of Instruction: To be agreed with the teacher.



Tfy
-
105.5111 Computational Physics, special assignment V (10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Martti Puska, Päivi Törmä, Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä, Mikko Alava, Risto
Nieminen

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn and Spring)

Workload: 0 + 200

Content: Special assignmen
ts are independent research or programming projects,
literature reviews etc within the field of the chair of Physics,Tfy
-
3 and the chair of
Computational Physics, Tfy
-
105. There are special guidelines for performing the
assignments.

Substitutes for Courses: This cource replaces the cource Tfy
-
3.393.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
105.5111/

and
http://tfy.tkk.fi/studies/specialassignments/



http://tfy.tkk.fi/studies/special/

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.2013 Modern Chemist
ry for Physicists (4 cr)

Responsible teacher: Olli Ikkala

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: 24 + 24

Content: Physics today needs more and more knowledge about chemistry concerning new
materials, soft materials, nanomaterials and materials of bio
chemistry. This course
introduces examples of modern chemistry, such as new nanostructures based on carbon,
self
-
assembly, supramolecular chemistry, surface chemistry, organic electronics, and use
of biochemistry in new materials.

Study Material: G. A.
Ozin, A. C. Arsenault, Nanochemistry: A Chemical Approach to
Nanomaterials, RSC Publishing, 2005

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.2013

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
125.4001 Nanoscience I: Introduction to Nanoscience V (3 cr)

Responsible teacher:

Teaching Period: I (Autumn)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4001

Language of
Instruction: English

Further Information: Lectured jointly with University of Helsinki (experts from the Kumpula,
Viikki and Meilahti campuses), the same as S
-
104.3710.



Tfy
-
125.4002 Nanoscience II: Nanostructures P V (5 cr)

Responsible teacher:

Teaching
Period: II (Autumn)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4002

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Lectured jointly with University of Helsinki (experts from the Kumpula,
Viikki and Meilahti campuses), the same as S
-
104.4720.



11

Tfy
-
125.4003 Nanoscience III: Molecular Nanoscience P V (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Samuli Franssila

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4003

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Lectured jointly with University of Helsinki
(experts from the Kumpula,
Viikki and Meilahti campuses), the same as S
-
129.4003.



Tfy
-
125.4005 Nanoforum P V (2 cr)

Responsible teacher: Olli Ikkala

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Content: Nanoforum is a two
-
day seminar on the latest research in the field
of
nanoscience. It will include lectures and seminar presentations about the research of
Otaniemi, Biomedicum, Kumpula, and Viikki campuses. After attending this seminar the
student is expected to have a good idea about what kind of nanoresearch is current
ly
carried out in the University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two
-
day seminar + exam

Substitutes for Courses: Tfy
-
125.4004 Nanoscience IV

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4005

Prerequisites: Nanoscience I recommended

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Lectured jointly with University of Helsinki (experts from the Kumpula,
Viikki and Meilahti campuses), same as S
-
1
29.4005.



Tfy
-
125.4313 Microscopy of Nanomaterials P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Janne Ruokolainen

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Content: The course gives basic knowledge of the microscopy of materials nanoscale
structures
-

including soft and hard materials. Lectures will concentrate on transmission
electron microscopy (TEM), cryo
-
electron microscopy, high resolution imaging, electron
diffraction and analytical microscopy by using elemental analyses (EDX, EELS).
Additionally

scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) and
methods to prepare samples are lectures.

Study Material: to be announced

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
125.313 Microscopy of
Nanomaterials.

Course Homepag
e:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4313

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.4314 Microscopy of Nanomaterials, laboratory course P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola,
Janne Ruokolainen

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: 0 + 48 (0 + 4)

Content: As practical exercises nanostructured materials are studied with various
microscopy methods. Course includes all the basic sample preparation methods for both
hard and soft ma
terials and practical microscopy exercises by using transmission electron
microscopy (TEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy
(AFM).

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.
tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4314

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Number of students participating to the course will be limited. (approx.
9)



Tfy
-
125.4321 Laser Technology and Optics (5 cr)

12

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola

Teaching

Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: A general course on the foundations of optics with emphasis on lasers and their
most important applications. Princi¬ples of laser operation, types of lasers, fundamentals
of modern optics from an
application point of view, laser applications, detection of light,
laser safety.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two midterm exams or a final exam.

Study Material: Lecture notes and I.R. Kenyon, The Light Fantastic
-

A Modern
Introduction to Classical and

Quantum Optics, Oxford UP, 2008.

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
125.321 Laser Technology
and Optics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4321

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.4341 Polymer Physics (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Janne Ruokolainen

Teaching Period: I
-

II (alternate years, not lectured autumn 2010)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Conte
nt: This course deals with how the structure of polymers will affect their physical
properties. Linear and non
-
linear deformation mechanics, visco
-
elastic and mechanical
properties.

Study Material: to be announced

Substitutes for Courses: This course
replaces the course Tfy
-
125.312 Polymer Physics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4341

Prerequisites: Classical mechanics, basic statistical mechanics, elementary
ther
modynamics.

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.4423 Modern Optics P V (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (alternate years, lectured spring 2011)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Content: An advanced course in modern
optics, dealing with some aspect of physical,
statistical, non
-
linear or quantum optics, and their modern applications. For the contents of
the 2009 course, see “Additional information”.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam

Substitutes for Courses: This c
ourse replaces the course Tfy
-
125.423 Modern Optics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4423

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
125.321/Tfy
-
125.4321

Language of Instruction: English



T
fy
-
125.4432 Colloquium on New Materials P V (1
-
6 cr)

Responsible teacher: Olli Ikkala, Risto Nieminen

Teaching Period: I
-

II, III
-

IV (Autumn & Spring)

Workload: 12 + 0

Content: Recent achievements in modern materials science are covered in talks by
spec
ialists of their respective fields.

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
125.432 Colloquium on New
Materials.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.
4432

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.4433 Laser Physics P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola

13

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (alternate years, not lectured spring 2011)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Content: Physical foundation for lasers.
Interaction phenomena between light and matter,
propagation of laser beams, optical resonators, rate equations for lasers, transient
phenomena, some topical laser application as a case study.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two midterm exams or a final ex
am.

Study Material: O. Svelto, Principles of Lasers, Plenum Press, 1998

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
125.422 Laser Physics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi
/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4433

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
125.321/Tfy
-
125.4321

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
125.4910 Individual Studies P V (1
-
10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola, Olli Ikkala, Janne Ruokolainen

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn &

Spring)

Content: The contents and scope of the individual course should be agreed upon with the
teacher in charge.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.4910

Language of I
nstruction: English



Tfy
-
125.5111 Physics, special assignment V (10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Matti Kaivola, Olli Ikkala, Janne Ruokolainen

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Workload: 0 + 200

Content: The special assignments are independent

laboratory assignments, planning jobs,
literature reviews, etc. from the subject areas of molecular materials and optics. There are
written instructions on how to fulfill these assignments. The role of the special assignments
is explained more closely in
the description of the Master’s degree.

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
125.398.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
125.5111/

and
http://tfy.tkk.fi/studies/specialassignments/

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.1181 Physics IA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Heikki Isomäki

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: 12

+

24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic engineering physics.

Content: Mathematical preliminaries for calculus based physics, vectors, derivatives,
integrals and basic differential

equations. Work, energy, interactions, conservation laws
and fields. Basic mechanical dynamics and electrostatics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: D. C. Giancoli, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics,
4th edition
, Pearson (Prentice Hall).

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1181



Prerequisites: FY3, FY4

and FY6 courses of physics at the Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruc
tion: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KON, ENE, GMA, RYT, RRT,
YYT.



Tfy
-
3.1182 Physics IB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

14

Responsible teacher: Heikki Isomäki

Teaching
Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: 12

+

24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic engineering physics.

Content: Waves. Fluid dynamics. Basic statistical mechanics and thermodynamics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: D. C. Giancoli, Physics for S
cientists and Engineers with Modern Physics,
4th edition, Pearson (Prentice Hall).

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1182



Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1181

and

FY2, FY3

and FY4
courses in physics at the Finnish high
scholl level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KON, ENE, GMA, RYT, RRT,
YYT.



Tfy
-
3.1193 Physics IIA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the

Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Heikki Isomäki

Teaching Period: I Autumn)

Workload: 12

+

24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic engineering physics.

Content: Electromagnetic interactions. Dc and ac circuits and components.

Assessment Methods
and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: D. C. Giancoli, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics,
4th edition, Pearson (Prentice Hall).

Course Homepage: https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1193/etusivu

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1181, Tfy
-
3.1182
and FY6 ja FY7 courses of physics at the Finnish
high school level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KON, ENE, GMA, RYT, RRT,
YYT.



Tfy
-
3.1194 Physics IIB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies

P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Heikki Isomäki

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: 12

+

24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic engineering physics.

Content: Quantum physics and structure of matter. Nuclear physics.

Assessment
Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: D. C. Giancoli, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics,
4th edition, Pearson (Prentice Hall).

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1194



Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1181, Tfy
-
3.1182 ja Tfy
-
3.1193 and FY8 course of physics at the
Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes

KON, ENE, GMA, RYT, RRT,
YYT.



Tfy
-
3.1241 Physics IA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jouko Lahtinen

15

Teaching Period: I (Autumn)

Workload: 24 + 12 (4 + 2)

Learning Outcomes: Basic p
hysics for engineering studies.

Content: Kinematics. Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Work and energy.
Interactions. Conservation laws. Physics’ mathematic facilities; vectors, derivation and
integration.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study

Material: Wolfson: Essential University Physics (Pearson).

Substitutes for Courses: For English speaking students there is the course Tfy
-
3.1381
Physics IA which replaces this course. The course can be replaced also with courses Tfy
-
3.1181 Fysiikka IA or
with the Swedish course Tfy
-
3.1361 Fysik IA.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1241



Prerequisites: The extended mathematics curriculum and seven courses of physics at the

Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes BTT, KEM, MTE, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1242 Physics IB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsibl
e teacher: Jouko Lahtinen

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: 24 + 12 (4 + 2)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Vibrations and waves. Fluid mechanics. Basic thermodynamics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Wolfson: Essential University Physics (Pearson).

Substitutes for Courses:

For English speaking students there is the course Tfy
-
3.1382
Physics IB which replaces this course. The course can be replaced also with courses Tfy
-
3.1182 Fysiikka
IB or with the Swedish course Tfy
-
3.1362 Fysik IB.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1242



Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1241 Physics IA. The extended mathematics curriculum and se
ven
courses of physics at the Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes BTT, KEM, MTE, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1253 Physics IIA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the
Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jouko Lahtinen

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: 24 + 12 (4 + 2)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Static electric and magnetic fields. Electric current and dc circuits.
E
lectromagnetic induction and ac circuits. Electromagnetic fields in matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Wolfson: Essential University Physics (Pearson).

Substitutes for Courses: For English speaking students there is the course T
fy
-
3.1393
Physics IIA which replaces this course. The course can be replaced also with courses Tfy
-
3.1193 Fysiikka IIA or with the Swedish course Tfy
-
3.1373 Fysik IIA

Course Homepage:
https://nop
pa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1253



Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1241

Physics IA ja Tfy
-
3.1242

Physics. The extended mathematics
curriculum and seven courses of physics at the Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes BTT, KEM, MTE, PUU,

TIK.

16



Tfy
-
3.1254 Physics IIB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jouko Lahtinen

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: 24 + 12 (4 + 2)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Electromagnetic waves. Basic optics. Special theory of relativity. Quantum
physics. Nuclear physics. Structure of matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

St
udy Material: Wolfson: Essential University Physics (Pearson).

Substitutes for Courses: For English speaking students there is the course Tfy
-
3.1394
Physics IIB which replaces this course. The course can be replaced also with courses Tfy
-
3.1194 Fysiikka II
B or with the Swedish course Tfy
-
3.1374 Fysik IIB.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1254



Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1253 Physics IIA or corresponding.

Language of Instruction:

Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes BTT, KEM, MTE, PUU,

TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1361 Physics IA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jonatan Slotte

Teaching Period: I (
Autumn)

Workload: 12 + 24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Kinematics. Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Work and energy.
Interactions. Conservation laws. Physics’ mathematic facilities; vectors, derivation a
nd
integration.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam and exercises

Study Material: Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 8th
Edition, Wiley.

Course Homepage:
https://nopp
a.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1361



Prerequisites: The comprehensive physics and mathematics at the Finnish high school
level.

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes

KEM, GMA, KON, ENE, MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK, TUO.



Tfy
-
3.1362 Physics IB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jonatan Slotte

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: 12 + 24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Vibrations and waves. Fluid mechanics. Basic statistical mechanics and
thermodynamics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam and exercises

Study Material: Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundame
ntals of Physics (Extended) 8th
Edition, Wiley.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1362



Prerequisites: The comprehensive physics and mathematics at the Finnish high school

level.

17

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, GMA, KON, ENE, MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK, TUO.



Tfy
-
3.1373 Physics IIA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s
level

Responsible teacher: Jonatan Slotte

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: 12 + 24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Static electric and magnetic fields. Electric current and dc circuits.
Electromagnetic
induction and ac circuits. Electromagnetic fields in matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam and exercises

Study Material: Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 8th
Edition, Wiley.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1373



Prerequisites: The comprehensive physics and mathematics at the Finnish high school
level.

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Further Information: Inten
ded for the degree programmes KEM, KON, ENE, GMA,MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK, TUO.



Tfy
-
3.1374 Physics IIB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jonatan Slotte

Teaching Period: IV (Sprin
g)

Workload: 12 + 24 (2 + 4)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Electromagnetic waves. Basic optics. Special theory of relativity. Quantum
physics. Nuclear physics. Structure of matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam
and exercises

Study Material: Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 8th
Edition, Wiley.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1374



Prerequisites: The
comprehensive physics at the Finnish high school level.

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, KON, ENE, GMA,MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK, TUO.



Tfy
-
3.1381 Physics IA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: Gene
ral studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Anna Korolyuk

Workload: 0 + 12 (Only exercise sessions)

Learning Outcomes: Basic physics for engineering studies.

Content: Kinematics. Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Work and

energy.
Interactions. Conservation laws. Physics’ mathematic facilities; vectors, derivation and
integration.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Will be announced later in Noppa

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1381

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, GMA, KON, ENE, MTE,
18

PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1382
Physics IB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Anna Korolyuk

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: 0 + 12 (Only exercise sessions)

Content: Basic physics for engineering studies. Vibrat
ions and waves. Fluid mechanics.
Basic statistical mechanics and thermodynamics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Will be announced later in Noppa

Course Homepage:
https://n
oppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1382

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, GMA, KON, ENE, MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1393 Physics IIA (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of
the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Anna Korolyuk

Teaching Period: III (Spring)

Workload: 0 + 12 (Only exercise sessions)

Content: Basic physics for engineering studies. Static electric and magnetic fields. Electric
current and dc circuits. E
lectromagnetic induction and ac circuits. Electromagnetic fields in
matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Will be announced later in Noppa

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1393

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, KON, ENE, GMA, MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1394 Physics IIB (3 cr)

Status of the Course: P
-
module

Responsible teacher: Anna Korolyuk

Teaching Period: IV (Spring)

Workload: 0 + 12 (Only exercise sessions)

Content: Basic physics for engineering studies. Electromagnetic waves. Basic optics.
Special theory of relativity. Quantum physics. Nuclear physics. S
tructure of matter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exam.

Study Material: Will be announced later in Noppa

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the second part of the course Tfy
-
3.139 Physics II

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1394

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: Intended for the degree programmes KEM, KON, ENE, GMA, MTE,
PUU, RYT, RRT, YYT, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1520 Physics, exteded laboratory course I (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: III, IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures: 3 h

Preliminary exam: 2 h

19

Laboratory experiments: 18 h (6 x 3 h)

Preparation for lecture,
preliminary exam and laboratory experiments: 11 h

Reports (Qnty: 2): 46 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course the student

1. knows the basic principles of writing technical reports,

2. can apply different analysis methods to measurement results and can est
imate the
reliability of the measurements,

3. has been able to observe physics phenomena in practice.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, process the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and precision, and report the results. Six experiments o
n mechanics,
thermodynamics, optics, electricity, magnetism and radioactivity.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Premilary exam and accepted reports.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, process the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and preci
sion, and report the results. Six experiments on mechanics,
thermodynamics, optics, electricity, magnetism and radioactivity.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Premilary exam and accepted reports.

Substitutes for Courses: The course together with Tfy
-
3.1550

can replace the course Tfy
-
3.1500.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1520

Prerequisites: Physics I.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: Intended for the
degree programme TFM.



Tfy
-
3.1530 Concise physics laboratory experiments (2 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn or Spring)

Workload:
Lectures: 3 h

Preliminary exam: 2 h

Laboratory experiments: 12 h (4 x 3 h)

Preparation for lecture, preliminary exam and laboratory experiments: 9 h

Reports (Qnty: 1): 26 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course the student

1. knows the basic principles of
writing technical reports,

2. can apply different analysis methods to measurement results and can estimate the
reliability of the measurements,

3. has been able to observe physics phenomena in practice.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, proc
ess the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and precision, and report the results. Four experiments on mechanics,
thermodynamics, optics, electricity and magnetism.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Preliminary exam and accepted reports.

Substitutes for Co
urses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
3.153 Physics, laboratory course.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1530

Prerequisites: Physics I.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further I
nformation: There is more room in the teaching groups of the fall. Intended for the
degree programmes EST, TLT, PUU, TIK.



Tfy
-
3.1540 Physics, laboratory course I (3 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn or Spring)

Workload: Lectures: 3 h

20

Preliminary exam: 2 h

Laboratory experiments: 18 h (6 x 3 h)

Preparation for lecture, preliminary exam and laboratory experiments: 11 h

Reports (Qnt
y: 2): 46 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course the student

1. knows the basic principles of writing technical reports,

2. can apply different analysis methods to measurement results and can estimate the
reliability of the measurements,

3. has been able to

observe physics phenomena in practice.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, process the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and precision, and report the results. Six experiments on mechanics,
thermodynamics, optics, electricity, magnetism an
d radioactivity.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, process the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and precision, and report the results. Six experiments on mechanics,
thermodynamics, optics, electricity, magnetism and radioactivity.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Preliminary exam and accepted reports.

Substitutes for Courses: Replaces the course Tfy
-
3.154 Physics, laboratory course.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/no
ppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1540

Prerequisites: Physics I.

Language of Instruction: Finnish

Further Information: There is more room on the teaching groups of the fall. Intended for the
degree programmes AUT, KON, MTE, TIK, TUO, GMA, ENE.



Tfy
-
3.1550 Physics, laboratory course II (2 cr)

Status of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: I, II (Autumn)

Workload: Laboratory experiments: 18 h (6 x 3 h)

Preparation for
laboratory experiments: 4 h

Reports (Qnty: 2): 30 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course the student

1. knows the basic principles of writing technical reports,

2. can apply different analysis methods to measurement results and can estimate the
reliability
of the measurements,

3. has been able to observe modern physics phenomena in practice.

Content: Four experiments on atomic and nuclear physics and electricity and magnetism.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Accepted reports.

Substitutes for Courses: Replac
es the course Tfy
-
3.155 Physics, additional laboratory
course. The course Tfy
-
3.1520 or Tfy
-
3.1540 together with Tfy
-
3.1550 can replace the
course Tfy
-
3.1500.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1550

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
3.1520 Physics, extended laboratory course I or Tfy
-
3.1540 Physics,
laboratory course I.

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
3.1560 Physics laboratory experiments in English (2
-
5 cr)

Status

of the Course: General studies P

Level of the Course: Bachelor´s level

Responsible teacher: Jani Sainio

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn or Spring)

Workload: Laboratory experiments: 12
-
36 h (4
-
12 x 3 h)

Preparation for laboratory experiments: 4
-
15
h

Reports (Qnty: 1
-
4): 26
-
76 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course the student

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1. knows the basic principles of writing technical reports,

2. can apply different analysis methods to measurement results and can estimate the
reliability of the measurements,

3. has been able to observe physics phenomena in practice.

Content: Learning to perform guided experiments, process the measured data, estimate
the accuracy and precision, and to report the results. Mechanics, thermodynamics, optics,
electricity and magnet
ism, atomic and nuclear physics.

Substitutes for Courses: This course can be used to replace any of the courses Tfy
-
3.15XX. This course replaces Tfy
-
3.156

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.1560

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4311 Materials Physics II P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A3
-
module

Level of the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Martti Puska

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures: 27 h

Exercises (in auditorium): 15 h

Exercises (at home): 30 h

Theory reading at home (during the course): 30 h

Theory reading at home (before the exam): 24 h

Exam: 6 h


Learning Outcomes: The student obtains the basic knowledge to
follow scientific research
on different fields of materials physics.

Content: Selected topics in materials physics: Physics of semiconductors, lattice defects,
dielectric properties of solids, magnetism, superconductivity.

Assessment Methods and Criteria:
Home exercises and two midterm exams or one final
exam.

Study Material: Ibach, Lüth: Solid
-
State Physics;

Ashcroft
-
Mermin: Solid State Physics (partly);

Elliott: The Physics and Chemistry of Solids (partly)

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the

course Tfy
-
3.461 Materials Physics II

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4311

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.3233

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4323 Quantum Physics P (5 c
r)

Status of the Course: A3
-
module

Level of the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Päivi Törmä, Gheorghe
-
Sorin Paraoanu, Jami Kinnunen

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures 36 hrs (3 hrs/week)

In
-
class exercises (mathematical deri
vation, calculation) 24 hrs (2 hrs/week)

Independent work (preparation for lectures and revision, in
-
class exercises) 75 hrs




Learning Outcomes: After this course, the student knows the basics of many
-
body
quantum physics and is able to apply the relate
d methods and techniques in calculations.
The student will also get an overview of some of the most fascinating research topics in
modern quantum many
-
body physics.

Content: Perturbation theory, interaction of a two
-
level system with a (quantized)

field, b
asics of the many
-
body formalism, quantum coherence in modern physics (quantum
information, Bose
-
Einstein and Fermi condensates, superconducting nanodevices),
quantum phase transitions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Two mid
-
term exams or a final exam

Study Material: Material announced on the course web page.

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Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4323

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.2124, recommended Tfy
-
0.3211

Language of Instruction:

English



Tfy
-
3.4331 Surface Physics P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A3
-
module

Level of the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Peter Liljeroth

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring 2012 lectured in even years)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: Concepts and techniques in surface science. Atomic
-
scale imaging and
nanostructure manipulation. Electronic and structural properties of

surfaces. Applications in surface processes, including catalysis,

etching and thin
-
film growth.

Assessment Met
hods and Criteria: exam

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4331

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4343 Nanophysics P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A3
-
module

Level of
the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Sebastiaan van Dijken

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Learning Outcomes: This course focuses on new developments in nanophysics and will
test the ability of students to review re
cent scientific results.

Content: The course reviews current topics in nanophysics including, nanostructure
fabrication techniques (lithography/self
-
organization),the physics of fullerenes and
nanotubes, low
-
dimensional semiconductorsystems, nanoelectronic
s, nanomagnetism,
and spintronics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Topical essay and short presentation.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4343

Language of Instruction: En
glish



Tfy
-
3.4361 Advanced Statistical Physics P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: A3
-
module

Level of the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä

Teaching Period: I
-

II (alternate years, not lectured autumn 2011)

Workload: Lectures 36
hrs (3 hrs/week)

In
-
class exercises 24 hrs (2 hrs/week)

Learning Outcomes: Systematic treatment of advanced techniques in statistical physics.

Content: Review of thermodynamics and statistical physics. Percolation theory and
thermodynamics of interfaces. F
undamentals of phase transitions. Critical phenomena in
fluids. Landau theory. Fluctuations and the breakdown of Landau theory. Anomalous
dimensions. Scaling theory. The renormalization group. Special topics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Homework probl
ems and a final exam.

Study Material: N. Goldenfeld: Lectures on Phase Transitions and the Renormalization
Group.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4361

Language of Instruc
tion: English

Further Information: Recommended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students.



Tfy
-
3.4411 Experimental Methods in Physics P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: C
-
module

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Level of the Course: Master´s degree

Responsible teacher: Filip Tuomisto

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures / contact hrs 36 + 24 h (3 + 2)

Preparing for lectures 35 h

Assignment work (group+independent) 40 h

Learning Outcomes: After the course you can explain the basic concepts of physics
experiments, the diff
erences between first and second order sensor systems, and how to
protect the measurements from resistive, capacitive and inductive coupling of noise. You
will be able to solve and design a simple filtering circuit with both passive and active
components,
and explain the basic working principle of phase
-
sensitive detection. You will
know the basic solutions related to connecting a computer to an experiment (A/D
conversion). You will be able to explain the basic working principles of the most common
temperat
ure and pressure sensors as well as the most common vacuum pumps and
cryogenic equipment. You will be able to design a simple experimental setup dedicated for
measurements at low temperatures and pressures with given specifications.

Content: The course rev
iews methods, practices and data processing needed in
experimental physics research. Topics addressed include common sensors, amplifiers,
filters, measurement systems, vacuum technology, thermometry, and computer
-
aided
experiments and data analysis.

Assess
ment Methods and Criteria: Participation in teaching (obligatory) and group
assignments OR exam

Substitutes for Courses: This course will replace the course Tfy
-
3.441 Experimental
Methods in Physics.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4411

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4423 Computational Physics P (5 cr)

Status of the Course: C
-
module

Level of the Course: Master’s and doctoral students

Responsible teacher: Ari
Harju

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures 36 hrs (2+1 hrs/week, 12 times)

In
-
class exercises 24 hrs (2 hrs/week, 12 times)

Independent computational work 36 hrs (3 hrs/week, 12 times)

Preparing for lectures and exam 36 hrs

Examination 3
hrs

Total 135 hrs.

Learning Outcomes: The course provides computational tools for problem solving with
main emphasis on physics
-
related cases. The course teaches both actual programming
and the algorithms used.

Content: The course involves various ways to
use computers to solve physical problems.
The aim is to provide an overview of the field and discuss various simulation techniques of
both classical and quantum systems, ranging from Monte Carlo calculation of integrals to
simulations of interacting many
-
b
ody quantum systems. Actual implementations are
presented using fortran programming language (no need of previous knowledge of it).

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Exercises (50% of the course grade)

Exam (50% of the course grade)

Study Material: Lecture
notes

Substitutes for Courses: This course will replace the course Tfy
-
3.475 Computer
simulation methods in physics

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4423

Language of Instr
uction: English



Tfy
-
3.4510 Special Course in Physics P V (3
-
10 cr)

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Responsible teacher: Martti Puska

Content: The course is held by the staff or by visiting scientists. The topics of the course
change every year.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4510

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4520 Special Course in Theoretical Physics P V (3
-
10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Risto Nieminen, Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä

Content: The course is held by the staff or by visiting scientists. The topics of the course
change every year. For example during the academic year 2011
-
2012 the following
course(s) will be given: Advanced mathematical methods in physics I (7 cr, Periods

I
-
II,
Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4520

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.4801 Low Temperature Physics P V (5
-
6 cr)

Responsible teacher: Ter
o Heikkilä, Juha Tuoriniemi, Nikolai Kopnin

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Includes the topics
-

Basics of Cryoengineering (Juha Tuoriniemi
, Docent, next
course to be lectured in autumn 2011.
-

Theory of Superconductivity (Prof. Nikolai Kopnin,
next course to be lectured in autumn 2012)
-

Nanoelectronics (Tero Heikkilä, Docent, next
course to be lectured in spring 2012).

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4801

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: https://ltl.tkk.fi/wiki/Courses



Tfy
-
3.4850 Research Seminar in Low Temperature Physics P V (2 cr)

Responsible teacher: Tero Heikkilä, Vladimir Eltsov, Gheorghe
-
Sorin Paraoanu

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Includes the seminars
-

Nano seminar (Dr Sorin Paraoanu and Doc. Tero
Heikkilä)
-

Seminar on Low Temperature Quantum Sys
tems (Dr. Vladimir Eltsov)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4850

Language of Instruction: English

Further Information: https://ltl.tkk.fi/wiki/Courses



Tfy
-
3.4910 Individual Studies in Physics P V (1
-
10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Martti Puska, Sebastiaan van Dijken, Tapio Ala
-
Nissilä, Päivi Törmä,
Risto Nieminen, Peter Liljeroth, Esko Kauppinen

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: The
course can include topics not covered by the regular curriculum. The
contents and requirements for the individual studies have to be agreed upon by the
teachers responsible.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.4910/



Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
3.5111 Physics, special assignment V (10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Sebastiaan van Dijken, Jouko Lahtinen, Filip Tuomisto, Peter
Liljeroth, Esko Kauppinen

Teaching Period:

I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Workload: 0 + 200

Content: Special assignments are independent experiments, programming tasks, literature
surveys on the topics of applied physics. There are special guidelines for performing the
assignments.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/tfy
-
3.5111/

and http:
\

\

tfy.tkk.fi/studies/specialassignments/


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Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
56.4113 Advanced Energy Technologies,
laboratory course (5 cr)

Level of the Course: Master’s level

Responsible teacher: Jarmo Ala
-
Heikkilä

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures: 1 h

Laboratory projects: 15 h

Preparing for laboratory projects: 6 h

Reporting (2 reports): 90 h

Con
tent: Supervised laboratory projects on nuclear physics, on the operation of nuclear
reactors, and on new energy sources.

Assessment Methods and Criteria: Accepted reports

Study Material: Will be announced on the course webpage

Substitutes for Courses: Rep
laces the course Tfy
-
56.142 Nuclear and Reactor Physics,
advanced laboratory course

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4113/

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.4211 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering (5 cr)

Level of the Course: Master’s level

Responsible teacher: Seppo Sipilä

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: Introduction to nuclear reactor physics and engineering, fuel
cycle, safety and
some special issues on nuclear power.

Study Material: Lamarsh, Baratta: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering (3rd ed.).

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.126 Introduction to
Nuclear Engineering

Language of Ins
truction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.4221 Introduction to Nuclear Reactors (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Seppo Sipilä

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: 36 + 24 (3 + 2)

Content: Introduction to nuclear reactor physics and engineering for students from other
de
gree programmes than Engineering Physics and Mathematics.

Study Material: Lamarsh, Baratta: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering (3rd ed.).

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.128 Introduction to
Nuclear Reactors.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4221/

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.4232 Radiation Physics and Radiation Safety (5 cr)

Level of the Course: Master’s level

Responsible teacher: Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Content: Risks due to ionizing radiation and protection methods. The course provides a
formal competence for radiation use. A separate certification for passing
the course is
given.

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.112 Radiation and Safety

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4232/

Language of
Instruction: Finnish



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Tfy
-
56.4243 Nuclear Engineering, advanced course P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Markus Airila

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (Spring)

Workload: Lectures 36 h, exercises 12 h, independent study 36 h, solving exercises 24 h,
preparation for
mid
-
term exams 16 h, mid
-
term exams 6 h

Content: Advanced course on nuclear
-
reactor physics and engineering, fuel cycle, safety
and special issues on nuclear power.

Study Material: Stacey, Nuclear Reactor Physics, 2nd ed. (Wiley 2007)

Substitutes for Cours
es: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.130 Nuclear Engineering,
advanced course

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4243/

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
56.4211 or Tfy
-
56.4221 or
corresponding

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.4311 New Energy Sources P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund

Teaching Period: I
-

II (Autumn)

Workload: Lectures 26 h, exercises 26 h, home work 20 h, project work 60 h; or instead of
project work

independent studies and exam: 60 h

Learning Outcomes: To understand the physical fundamentals of new and renewable
energy technologies, their main applications, future potential and trends. To be able to use
key tools in this context. To obtain a good ins
ight into new and renewable energy sources,
adequate capabilities to apply this knowledge into various research, development or
planning tasks of new energy systems.

Content: First half of the course: global energy system, change drives, penetration of new

technologies, diffusion and learning models, energy scenarios; Second half of the course:
new energy technologies, bioenergy and biofuels, wave and marine power, wind power,
solar energy, fuel cells and hydrogen, planning of energy systems. In autumn, the

project
work replaces the exam.

Study Material: Source material in Noppa; support material e.g. Boyle: Renewable Energy

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4311/

Language

of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
56.4323 Solar Energy Engineering P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (alternate years, lectured spring 2012)

Workload: Lectures 26 h;


Exercises 26 h;


Home work 20 h; Independent studies and
ex
am: 60 h

Learning Outcomes: The goal is to understand the basics of solar energy utilization,
including thermal and electric applications, at a level adequate for needs found in practical
or academic environments. Understanding underlying phenomena, e.g. factors af
fecting
conversion efficiences. Being able to use central tools such as solar angle calculation,
accurate modelling of solar collector performance, solar photovoltaics I
-
V curve, etc.,
which solar energy utilization is often based on.

Content: Physical fou
ndations and practical applications of solar energy. Solar radiation
and its attenuation , radiation components, measuring and assessing solar radiation solar
angles, tracking systems, interactions with materials, wavelength selective materials, solar
ther
mal collector, HWB equation, photovoltaic effect,


solar cell,


equivalent circuit,
concentrated solar radiation, CSP plants, solar energy systems and their components,
assessing performance.

Study Material: Duffie, Beckman: Solar Thermal Engineering Proce
sses ; M. Green: Solar
Cells

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4323/

Language of Instruction: English



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Tfy
-
56.4332 Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology P (5 cr)

Responsib
le teacher: Peter Lund

Teaching Period: IV (alternate years, lectured spring 2013)

Workload: Lectures 12 h;


Exercises 20 h;


Home work 10 h; Group work: 30 h;
Independent studies and exam: 60 h

Learning Outcomes: Understanding the physical foundations of
fuel cells, operational
principles of different fuel cell types and their practical applications as well as to the key
areas of hydrogen technology.

Content: Physical principles and thermodynamics of electrochemical energy conversion
and fuel cells, fuel c
ell models. PEM and SOFC fuel cells, and related electrochemistry,
heat and mass transfer. Performance and efficiency of fuel cells, and affecting factors.
Polarization curves, laboratory measurements of FC.


Hydrogen as a fuel and its
characteristics, sto
rage and use; safety aspects. Excursion to fuel cell labs


and
companies in Otaniemi campus.

Study Material: Fuel Cell Handbook (Seventh Edition), US. Department of Energy, 2004;
support material (Noppa)

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4332/

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
56.4344 Advanced Wind Power Technology P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund

Teaching Period: II (alternate years, lectured autumn 2012)

Wo
rkload: Lectures 20 h;


Exercises 20 h;


Project


work 90 h or Independent studies and
exam: 90 h

Learning Outcomes: Understanding special issues on wind power technology such as
large
-
scale utilization of wind power and associated challenges. The contents

varies yearly
based on topical questions in wind power. Participants will undertake a major project work
and will learn working as a team on chosen advanced wind power issues.

Content: Yearly changing topic; technology trends in wind power, large
-
scale wi
nd,
integration and interfacing with grid, offshore wind power, measurement technology.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4344/

Prerequisites: Participants should have b
asic knowledge in wind power. These can be
acquired e.g. through self
-
reading /home exam of a book,


course


Tfy
-
56.5131 Individual
Studies


L (2 op) “Basics of Wind Power “.

Language of Instruction: English



Tfy
-
56.4414 Fusion Energy Technology (5 cr)

Responsible teacher: Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: II (Autumn)

Workload: 24 + 24 (4 + 4)

Content: Introduction to fusion reactors and fusion technology.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/
noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4414/

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.4423 Plasma Physics P (5 cr)

Responsible teacher:

Teaching Period: III
-

IV (alternate years, lectured spring 2013)

Workload: 24 + 24 (2 + 2)

Content: Theoretical foundations of plasma phy
sics and its application to issues related to
fusion reactors.

Study Material: Compendium (pdf): Seppo Karttunen: Plasmafysiikan perusteet.

Substitutes for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.139 Plasma Physics and
Fusion Reactors

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.4423/

Prerequisites: Tfy
-
0.2011, Tfy
-
0.2012 and Tfy
-
0.3141 or corresponding

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Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
-
56.5111 Advanced Ene
rgy Technologies, special assignment V (10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund, Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Workload: 0 + 200

Content: Special assignments are unique, independent laboratory measurements, design
tasks,
literature reviews etc. within the range of the chair Tfy
-
56. There are specific
instructions on the procedure for doing special assignments. The role of the special
assignments is explained more closely in the description of the Master’s degree.

Substitut
es for Courses: This course replaces the course Tfy
-
56.198 Nuclear and Energy
Engineering, special assignment

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
-
56.5111/

and
http://tfy.tkk.fi/studies/specialassignments/

Language of Instruction: To be agreed with the teacher



Tfy
-
56.5121 Special Course in Advanced Energy Technologies P V (1
-
10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund, Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Special course whose topic changes yearly; given possibly by a guest lecturer.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
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56.5121/

Language of Instruction: Finnish



Tfy
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56.5131 Individual Studies P V (1
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10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lund, Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: The contents

and the scope of Individual Studies are to be settled in advance
with the teacher in charge.

Language of Instruction: To be agreed with the teacher



Tfy
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56.5141 Special Course in Advanced Energy Technologies 2 P V (1
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10 cr)

Responsible teacher: Peter Lun
d, Rainer Salomaa

Teaching Period: I, II, III, IV (Autumn & Spring)

Content: Special course whose topic changes yearly; given possibly by a guest lecturer.

Course Homepage:
https://noppa.tkk.fi
/noppa/kurssi/Tfy
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56.5141/

Language of Instruction: English