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FAF3608 Project in Soil and Rock Mechanics 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAF3608 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The project may have the form of a theoretical or experimental study that is planned together with the examiner. The project can also be performed as a literature review. The content shall be associated with a long-term sustainable societal development.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student shall be able to report the results of a project work within the specialisation soil and rock mechanics.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Master degree in civil engineering or the equivalent entry requirements for third cycle studies in civil engineering

Recommended prerequisites

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The course literature is determined at the start of the course. The literature is individually selected together with the examiner.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project work, 7.5 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 project is examined orally or in written form, as agreed with the examiner

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

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 FAF3608

Offered by

ABE/Soil- and Rock Mechanics

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Soil- and Rock Mechanics