AF112X Degree Project in Concrete Structures, First Cycle 15.0 credits

Examensarbete inom betongbyggnad, grundnivå

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The degree project should constitute a specialisation within the field of technology/the main field of study for first-cycle studies. The course is designed as a limited research project within Concrete Structures.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completed degree project, the student should be able to

Show knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the chosen subject area, applicable methods and orientation in current research and development and show advanced knowledge within some part of the subject area

Demonstrate the ability to search, collect and use relevant information critically and identify his needs of additional knowledge

Demonstrate the ability to formulate, assess and handle problems and critical discuss phenomena, issues and situations

Demonstrate the ability to plan and with applicable methods carry out assignments within given time frames

Demonstrate the ability to orally and in writing in dialogue with different groups account for and discuss information, problem and solutions

Demonstrate the ability to make assessments considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects

Show such skills that is required to work independently within some part of the main field of study technology

Demonstrate understanding ofthe significance ofsustainabilitywithin the subject area

Course Disposition

Course is carried out as a project and implemented individually or together with another student.The course is organized with the supervision and with reconciliation during the course period.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

A general condition is that a main part of the studies, at least 120 credits of which 60 credits with progressive specialisation for first-cycle studies within the main field of study, should be completed before the degree project may be started. It is the examiner that decide if the student has the specialisation that is intended and that the student completed the main part of the studies before degree project is started. Exemption can after assessment be granted by the director of first and second cycle education.

Recommended prerequisites

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Relevant literature to be able to carry out the degree project.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • XUPP - Examination, 15.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

The degree project should normally be carried out during the last semester of the educational programme.

To pass the degree project, the performance must not be unsatisfactory in any of the expected learning outcomes of the course

Other requirements for final grade *

An approved degree project report that has been presented at a seminar.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Johan Silfwerbrand

Anders Ansell

Mikael Hallgren

Håkan Hansson

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AF112X

Offered by

ABE/Concrete Structures

Main field of study *


Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Anders Ansell

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.