FSG3030 Current Problems in Mechanics I 4.5 credits

Aktuella problem i mekaniken I

This is a course with open content which may be specific for each student separately. It is used to gain credits from, e.g. a continual participation in a group reviewing current scientific articles in the area of mechanics, a "journal club in mechanics", or a participation in a summer school class on topics in mechanics given by invited speakers, or participation in other advanced lecture series not covered by already registered program courses.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

This is a course with open content which may be specific for each student separately. It is used to gain credits from, e.g. a continual participation in a group reviewing current scientific articles in the area of mechanics, a "journal club", or a participation in a summer school class on topics in mechanics given by invited speakers, or participation in other advanced lecture series not covered by already registered program courses.

Intended learning outcomes *

The student will get new knowledge in specialized current topics in mechanics and / or develop the ability to critically review scientific articles in mechanics.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Participants should be enrolled in a PhD-program related to applications of mechanics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • RAP1 - Report, 4.5 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.

Passed RAP1, Report 4,5 hp (P, F)

Other requirements for final grade *

For a "journal club" examination requirements are to be present on the group meetings, give oral presentation and written reports of studied scientific articles as specified by the course leader.

For a "summer school" or "advanced lecture series" is required presence on majority of lectures, completion of project works and/or passed written/oral test as specified by the course leader.

For a specific "reading course" is required completion of homework assignments and written or oral exam assigned by the course leader.

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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Examiner

Arne Johansson

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

SCI/Mechanics

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Arne Johansson

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.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Mechanics