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CK2010 Carbon dioxide neutral energy and transport system 7.5 credits

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For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 17 Mar 2025 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus CK2010 (Spring 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Energy carriers, energy conversion processes and energy storage techniques and its corresponding components for the construction of an energy and transport system that approaches carbon neutrality.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student should be able to:

·         Describe, analyse and critically assess different ways to approach a carbon neutral energy and transport system with the purpose of being able to contribute to the development and implementation of these systems in society.

·         Describe, analyse and critically asses different relevant components in a system approaching an energy and transport systems that approaches carbon dioxide neutrality.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 150 credits from academic studies within an engineering or natural science programme, or corresponding knowledge Documented proficiency in English corresponding Engelska B.

Recommended prerequisites

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Information concerning course literature and reading will be given in the course PM

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project work, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Exam, 5.0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Instances of mandatory participation will be specified in the course memo.

The course final grade, A-F/Fx, will be based on the points obtained in the exam and the project work respectively.

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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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.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Chemical Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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