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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus F3C5408 (Autumn 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Seminars are given. Exercises are included in the course. the method is ussed in a selected application.

Intended learning outcomes

Increased knowledge in the use of the second law of thermodynamics for analysis of thermal and chemical engineering processes. Emphasis on the applications of the method.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic knowledg in engineering themodynamics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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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

Exercises have to be passed. One scientific paper is published in a conference or journal by using the method of second law analysis in an application.

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 web

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Offered by

CHE/Chemical Engineering and Technology

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Jinyue Yan,

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at CHE/Chemical Engineering and Technology