KF2030 Fiber Technology 6.0 credits


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 *

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Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • Describe the link between the structure of wood based fibres and the properties of fibre products
  • Explain how fibres interact with moisture and liquid water from thermodynamic principles.
  • Explain how fibre chemistry, surface chemistry of fibres and fibre morphology are affected by different unit operations
  • Explain the concept of bulk and surface chemistry of wood fibres including methods for determination of these properties.
  • Give examples how fibres can be modified by different chemical and physical methods
  • Use English technical and scientific literature and present summaries of appropriate literature in seminars.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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Recommended prerequisites

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Fibre Technology The Ljungberg Textbook

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 0.8 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.2 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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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Lars Wågberg

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

CBH/Fibre and Polymer Technology

Main field of study *

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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