Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture; Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. FMIF15 overlaps following cours/es: FMI031, FMI065, FMI100, FMI640, FMIA01, FMIF01, FMIF05, FMIF10, FMIF20 and GEMF01. Optional for: A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, E4em, M4en, MD4, RH4. Course coordinator: Karin Ericsson,, Environmental and Energy Systems Studies. Recommended prerequisits: Minimum 60 ECTS credits from a faculty of engineering. Assessment: Attendance at discussion seminars is mandatory. A group project is carried out, that must be presented orally and in writing, and the project report must fulfil basic scientific criteria. A written exam must be passed. The final grade of the course is a weighted average of the exam grade (2/3) and the project grade (1/3). Home page:

After passing the course, the student should have gained an understanding of how societal activities affect the environment and how environmental problems can be mitigated, in particular from the perspective of the active engineer or fire protection engineer. Also, the student should be encouraged to take part in a discussion regarding the particular responsibility of the engineer in relation to sustainable development. The course departs from already acquired knowledge and relates it to the issue of sustainability.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


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Brandt, N & Gröndahl, F: Miljöeffekter. Kompendium i miljöskydd, del 4. Industriellt Miljöskydd KTH, Stockholm, last edition. ISBN 91-630-9297-2.
Scientific papers, case studies etc.
The literature may be changed, due to the rapid development in this field.