Course syllabus

Feasibility Studies on Industrial Plants

KET050, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2015-04-20

General Information

Compulsory for: K4-p
Elective for: W4-p
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The course is intended give the method of process and plant design as well as a practical application task of a feasibility study.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course comprises a practical exercise involving process plant design. Technical and economical evaluation of a project, for instance a feasibility study of the construction of a process plant for a new product. Reporting and oral presentation of project progress. The project consists of a real problem from industry and supervision is partly conducted of representatives of the relevant industry.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Feasibility study, compulsory tasks and lectures.

Code: 0106. Name: Theory.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Compulsory tasks and lectures. Contents: Lectures given by visitors as well as lectures and compulsory tasks on flowsheeting, cost estimation and investment analysis.
Code: 0206. Name: Feasibility Studies on Industrial Plants.
Credits: 12. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Feasibility study. Contents: Feasibility study in cooperation with an industrial company.


Required prior knowledge: At least two of the following courses: KETN05, KETF20, KETN10, KET010. The course KETN05 is strongly recommended.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KAT070, KBT042, KTE110, KTE120

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Hans T. Karlsson,
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