Course syllabus


KFK080, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2013-04-15

General Information

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


To introduce the classical thermodynamics for the students and also to exercise the students to use the different models presented in the course.

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 practicals must also be completed.

Code: 0113. Name: Thermodynamics.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0213. Name: Laboratory Experiments.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: The tasks are presented either as a written report or orally. For passing grade, the written report should be simple but correct and to the point. They should also have a proper structure and contain a relevant discussion. Contents: There are four laboratory experiments that demonstrate important thermodynamical concepts.


Required prior knowledge: FMA420 Linear Algebra, FMAA01 Calculus in One Variable, KOO101 Fundamental Chemistry.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KFKA05, KFKF01

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Kristofer Modig,
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