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FMH3923 Fundamental basis for Modelling of Kinetics as well as heat and mass transport in Industrial Processes 6.0 credits

This course will focus on the modelling of complex industrial processes by using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big-Data visualisation.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FMH3923 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

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Course disposition

Lectures are given by both teachers from KTH and external experts from industrial companies. After this, the student may choose a project assignment that is performed under the supervision of an internal or external expert. The project assignment is presented at a seminar and in a report.

The course is given in parallel with the master's course MH2042 Simulation and Modeling Toolbox 6.0 credits.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

Basic knowledge of metallurgical processes and transport phenomena.


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Lecture notes and literature produced by the student himself, based on the assignment chosen.

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, 6.0 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.

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 FMH3923 replaces the course F4H5923 Fundamental Basis for Modelling of Mass and Heat Transfer, from Autumn 2020.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Materials Science and Engineering