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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus FMH3109 (Autumn 2020–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

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Course Disposition

Lectures are given by teachers from the department of Materials Science. Each lecture includes a homework assignment that must be solved by each student. The homework is reviewed immediately before the next lecture.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

Basic knowledge of thermodynamics and materials science. Some familiarity with the Thermo-Calc and DICTRA programs is recommended.


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Lecture notes and distributed material.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignments, 7,5 hp, betygsskala: 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.

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

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

The course FMH3109 replaces the course F4H5109 Diffusion in Multicomponent Solids, from autumn 2020.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Materials Science and Engineering