Course syllabus

Molekylära drivkrafter 1: Termodynamik
Molecular Driving Forces 1: Thermodynamics

KFKA05, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2016-04-12

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: B2, K2
Elective for: Pi4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


To introduce both classical and statistical thermodynamics and to give an understanding of the thermodynamic concepts and theories on the basis of molecular properties.

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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The final grade is based on a written exam in the end of the course. Laboratory exercises must also be completed.

Code: 0115. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 6,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.
Code: 0215. Name: Laboratory Exercises.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved reports give passing grade. Contents: The laboratory part of the course contains three "wet" laboratory experiments and one computer task.


Required prior knowledge: FMAA05 Calculus in One Variable, FMAA20 Linear Algebra with Introduction to Computer Tools, KOOA15 General Chemistry.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KFK080, KFK090

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Kristofer Modig,
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