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FKF3190 Polymer Processing 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FKF3190 (Spring 2009–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Includes: balance equations, rheology, mixing, devolatilization, single/double-screw extrusion, reactive processing, molding, stretch shaping, calendering

Intended learning outcomes

Give the student an overview of todays available methods to process polymers. After the course the student should be able to choose a suitable processing method based on the actual choice of material and final product.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic knowledge in polymer technology

Recommended prerequisites

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Principles of Polymer Processing, 2nd ed, 2006

Z. Tadmor, C.G. Gogos

Wiley, NY

Examination and completion

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

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 course will be held as a series of seminars where the student presents choosen parts of the area

    Other requirements for final grade

    Examination: home assignments

    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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    Profile picture Mikael Hedenqvist

    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

    CBH/Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Main field of study

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    Education cycle

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Mikael Hedenqvist,

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at CBH/Fibre and Polymer Technology