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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 F4C5012 (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The mechanical properties of a specific class of materials will be studied in detail.

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course the student shall understand and be able to give a detailed account on the mechanical properties of a specific class of materials which are relevant for the PhD studies of the student.

Course Disposition

Self-study course

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic course in solid mechanics and advanced course in material mechanics.

Recommended prerequisites

4C5008 Continuum mechanics


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Classical books for the subject.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

G, D, U


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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.

Oral or written report.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved report.

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

SCI/Solid Mechanics

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Solid Mechanics