Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: K3. Course coordinator: Professor Staffan Hansen, och Patric Jannasch Lecturer,, Materialkemi. Recommended prerequisits: KOO101 Fundamental Chemistry, KOK012 Organic Chemistry, KOO022 Inorganic Chemistry. Assessment: Written examination. Project completed. Examination results define grade. The teaching of the course takes the form of lectures and a compulsory literature study. The literature study is performed in a smaller group of students. Given a scientific review article in a modern materials field, one original article per student is selected. The group then gives an oral presentation of the review and their individual articles. Home page:


Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

comprehend a scientific review article and one original article in English dealing with a modern field of materials

The following points are treated:

Askeland, D.R., Phulé, P.P: Essentials of Materials for Science and Engineering, 1st edition, Thomson Engineering 2004, ISBN 0534253091.
Hand-out material.
Fried, J.R: Polymer Science and Technology, Prentice Hall Ptr 2003, ISBN 0-13-018168-4.