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Before choosing courseFKF3170 Trends in Polymer Science for Applications in Thin Films 4.5 creditsAdministrate About course
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* Retrieved from Course syllabus FKF3170 (Spring 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Seminars including oral presentations given by the students on current scientific breakthroughs in the field of polymer chemistry and coating technologies. Each seminar is followed by open discussions between the students. The presentations are given in English and follow typical standards of international conferences.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim is to provide insights in the contemporary development trends within the fields organic coatings, coating technology, polymer chemistry and the characterization and the use of organic polymers in thin film applications.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge in polymer chemistry and polymer physics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Distributed literature from international journals with Impact Factor above 4.

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.

Compulsory presence at seminars (80% of 40 times). Active participation is required (own seminars, opposition and discussions).

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 FKF3170

Offered by

CHE/Fibre and Polymer Technology

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Forsk.ass Michael Malkoch,, tel: +46 8 7908027

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at CHE/Fibre and Polymer Technology