Course syllabus


FAFA85, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED N
Date of Decision: 2021-04-19

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge of experimental methods in physics, fluid physics and electricity. The experimental methods are used to analyse and build relations between different physical variables within all technical branches. In this course we apply the experimental methods on the fluid physics and electricity.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written examination sets the final grade. Home assignment and experimental sessions must be completed.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0120. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: See contents above.
Code: 0220. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved written report after each experimental session. If the report is not approved during the course, the experimental session must be redone at the next available occasion. Contents: See the instructions for the experimental sessions.
Code: 0320. Name: Home Assignment.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved assignment. If the assignment is not approved during the course, it must be redone at the next available occasion. Contents: Assignment Experimental methods.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FAFA30, FAFA45, FAFA40, FAF604

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Charlotta Nilsson,
Further information: It is mandatory to attend the first lecture. One experimental session will be carried out at the Department of Physics in Lund.