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Engineering Tripos, Part IIB, 2008-09: Notice

The Faculty Board of Engineering give notice that the modules prescribed for the examinations to be held in 2009, and the mode of examination for each module, will be as follows:

  Number and title of module Set Mode of examination
Group A:
Energy, fluid mechanics,
and turbomachinery
4A1Nuclear power engineeringL6Exam
4A2Computational fluid dynamicsM2Course-work
4A3Turbomachinery IM7Exam and course-work
4A4Aircraft stability and controlM9Course-work
4A7 Aerodynamics M3 Course-work
4A8Environmental fluid mechanics M4 Exam
4A9 Molecular thermodynamics M6 Exam
4A10Flow instability L5 Exam
4A11Turbomachinery II L8 Exam and course-work
4A12 Turbulence and vortex dynamics L3 Exam
4A13 Combustion and IC engines L4 Exam
4A14 Silent aricraft intitiative M10 Exam
Group B:
Electrical engineering
4B2 Power microelectronics M8 Exam
4B5Nanotechnology M10Exam and course-work
4B6Solid state devices and chemical/biological sensors L3Exam
4B7VLSI design, technology, and CAD L5 Exam and course-work
4B11 Photonic systems M9 Exam
4B13 Electronic sensors and instrumentation L9 Exam
4B15 Advanced telecommunications networks L4 Exam and course-work
4B17 Photonics of molecular materials M4 Exam
4B18 Advanced electronic devices L8 Exam
4B19 Renewable electrical power M2 Exam
Group C:
Mechanics, materials, and design
4C2Designing with composites M3 Exam and course-work
4C3Electrical and nano materials M6Exam
4C4Design methods M1 Exam and course-work
4C5Design case studies L3Course-work
4C6 Advanced linear vibrations M4Exam and course-work
4C7 Random and non-linear vibrations M8Exam and course-work
4C8 Applications of dynamics L1 Exam and course-work
4C9 Continuum mechanics M7Exam and course-work
4C15MEMS: design L2Exam and course-work
4C16 Advanced machine design L9Exam and course-work
Group D:
Civil, structural, and environmental engineering
4D4Ground engineering L9Course-work
4D6Dynamics in civil engineerings L2Exam and course-work
4D7Concrete and masonry structures L5Exam and course-work
4D9 Plates and shells: theory and computation L3Exam and course-work
4D10Structural steelwork M8Exam and course-work
4D11Building physics M5Exam and course-work
4D13 Architectural engineering M-Course-work
4D14Contaminated land and waste containment M2Exam and course-work
4D15 Sustainable water engineering L4 Course-work
4D16 Construction and management L1Exam and course-work
Group E:
Management and manufacturing
4E1Technological innovation: research and and practiceM-Course-work
4E4Management of technologyM- Course-work
4E5International business economicsL-Course-work
4E6Accounting and financeM-Course-work
4E11 Strategic management L- Course-work
4E12 Project management L- Course-work
4E13 Game theory and auctions for engineering applications L-Course-work
Group F:
Information engineering
4F1Control system designM7Exam and course-work
4F2Robust multivariable controlL4Exam and course-work
4F3Non-linear and predictive control L9Exam
4F5 Advanced wireless communications L5Exam
4F6Signal detection and estimation M5Exam
4F7Digital filters and spectrum estimationM8Exam
4F8Image processing and image coding L2Exam
4F10 Statistical pattern processing M3Exam
4F11 Speech and language processing L1Exam
4F13 Machine learning L8Course-work
Group G:
Engineering for the life sciences
4G1 Systems biology M- Exam
4G3 Computational neuroscience M6 Course-work
4G4 Biomimetics M9 Exam
4G5 Biomolecular modeliing L5 Course-work
4G6 Cellular and molecular biomechanics M4 Exam
Group I:
Imported Modules
4I1 Strategic valuation (TPE6) M- Course-work
4I3 Entrepreneurial science and innovation policy (TPE5) L-Course-work
4I4 Information theory, pattern recognition, and neutral networks L- Exam
Group M:
Multidisciplinary modules
4M1 French L7 Course-work
4M2 German L7Course-work
4M3 Spanish M11Course-work
4M4 Japanese M11Course-work
4M9 Surveying field course Long vac Course-work
4M12 Partial differential equations and variational methodsL6Exam
4M13Complex analysis and optimizationM1Exam
4M14 Sustainable development M-Course-work
4M15 Sustainable energy L9 Exam and course-work
Group R:
Research modules
available to certain
5R1Stochastic processes and optimization methods L7Course-work
5R5Advanced experimental methods in geomechanics L-Course-work

Part IIB Sets 2008-09


Candidates, when choosing modules for examination, may not offer two or more modules from any one of the following numbered sets. In addition, students may take not more than three from the following: 4Ex; 4Ix; 4M1-4 and (when available) 4D16.

No candidate who offered any module for Part IIA may again offer the same module for Part IIB.

Group R modules are restricted to candidates who have been classed with a First in Part IIA of the Engineering Tripos; candidates may not offer more than one module from this group.


Set No. Title
M14C4Design methods
Shared with IIA4M13 Complex analysis and optimization
M2 4A2 Computational fluid dynamics
 4B19 Renewable electrical power
 4D14 Contaminated land and waste management
M3 4A7 Aerodynamics
 4C2 Designing with composites
 4F10 Statistical pattern processing
M4 4A8 Environmental fluid mechanics
 4B17 Photonics of molecular materials
 4C6 Advanced linear vibrations
 4G6 Cellular and molecular biomechanics
M5 4F6 Signal detection and estimation
 4D11 Building physics
M6 4A9 Molecular thermodynamics
 4C3 Electrical and nano materials
 4G3 Computational neuroscience
M7 4A3 Turbomachinery I
 4C9 Continuum mechanics
 4F1 Control system design
M8 4B2 Power microelectronics
 4C7 Random and non-linear vibrations
 4D10 Structural steelwork
 4F7 Digital filters and spectrum estimation
M9 4A4 Aircraft stability and control
 4B11 Photonic systems
 4G4 Biomimetics
M10 4A14 Silent aircraft initiative
 4B5 Nanotechnology
M11 4M3 Spanish
 4M4 Japanese


Set No. Title
L1 4C8 Applications of dynamics
 4D16 Construction and management
 4F11 Speech and language processing
L2 4C15 MEMS: design
 4D6 Dynamics in civil engineering
 4F8 Image processing and image coding
L3 4A12 Turbulence and vortex dynamics
 4B6 Solid state devices and chemical/biological sensors
 4C5 Design case studies
 4D9 Plates and shells: theory and computation
L4 4A13 Combustion and IC engines
 4B15 Advanced telecommunications networks
 4D15 Sustainable water engineering
 4F2 Robust multivariable control
L5 4A10 Flow instability
 4B7 VLSI design, technology, and CAD
 4D7 Concrete and masonry structures
 4F5 Advanced wireless communications
 4G5 Biomolecular modelling
Shared with IIA
Nuclear power engineering
Partial differential equations and variational methods
L7 4M1 French
 4M2 German
 5R1 Stochastic processes and optimization methods
L8 4A11 Turbomachinery II
 4B18 Advanced electronic devices
 4F13 Machine learning
L9 4B13 Electronic sensors and instrumentation
 4C16 Advanced machine design
 4D4 Ground engineering
 4F3 Non-linear and predictive control
 4M15 Sustainable energy


Mich 4D13 Architectural engineering
Mich 4E1 Technological innovation: research and practice
Mich 4E4 Management of technology
Lent 4E5 International business economics
Mich 4E6 Accounting and finance
Lent 4E11 Strategic management
Lent 4E12 Project management
Lent 4E13 Game theory and auctions for engineering applications
Lent 4G1 Systems biology
Mich 4I1 Strategic valuation (TPE6)
Lent 4I3 Entrepreneurial science and innovation policy (TPE5)
Lent 4I4 Information theory, pattern recognition, and neural networks (Physics module)
Long Vac 4M9 Surveying field course
Mich 4M14Sustainable development
Lent 5R5 Advanced experimental methods in geomechanics

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