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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus HX1000 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Atomic theory and the periodic table
  • Chemical substances: formulas and names
  • Chemical reactions and chemical equations
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Fundamentals of acid – base – pH
  • Organic compounds, fundamentals of hydrocarbons

Intended learning outcomes

To repeat and confirm fundamentals of general chemistry.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Holum, John R.: Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, 6th edition, John Wiley & sons, New York 1997. ISBN 0-471-17574-9

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 1,5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Written examination (TEN1; 3 cr.)..

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 HX1000

Offered by

STH/Medical Technology

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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