Materials for Electronic Products

Learning outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge and understanding of materials science to electronic product development.
  2. Apply concepts from materials science to analyse design constraints and key cost drivers of computer memory and data storage products.
  3. Identify and analyse commercial issues relating to energy consumption and life cycle planning of materials for electronic products.
  4. Appraise and critique the historical context of the factory system, limited companies, electronic products and semiconductor fabrication.


  1. Research poster and presentation was due March 5, 2018 and contributed 30% to the unit mark. Students were required to make a presentation about their poster on March 12, 2018
  2. 90 minutes end of unit examination contributed 70% to the unit mark

Lecture topics and notes

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