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KE0110 Introductory Course in Chemistry 1.5 credits

An introduction to the study of Chemistry. 

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 12 Aug 2024 programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus KE0110 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Chemical reaction formulae specifically for redox reactions
  • The Molar system
  • Stoichiometry
  • Content analyses
  • Simple chemical equilibria
  • Thermochemistry and Thermodynamics

Intended learning outcomes

The aim with the course is to repeat and strengthen basic concepts and methods in chemistry

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General and specific entry requirements for engineering programmes.

Recommended prerequisites

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Lisa Skedung's collection of examples: "Preparatory booklet in chemistry". This will be sent to all newly-registered students in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. Take the book to the exercises in the course. A booklet about thermodynamics and thermochemistry will be given out during the first exercise.

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 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 written examination

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Pre-university level

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Will replace KE1110