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Before choosing courseKF2270 Structure and Properties of Organic Materials 9.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The course focuses on the connection between the properties of organic materials, and consequently their use, to their structure. The course also includes additives to organic materials, and material selection and identification methodologies

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus KF2270 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Structure and properties of organic materials. Additives, material selection, Identification of organic materials in products.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course has been passed, the student should be able to

  • Connect properties in organic materials to their structure
  • Use material selection and identification methodologies.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

KF2250 Mechanical properties of materials

Recommended prerequisites

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”Plaster, Materialval och materialdata”, Klason och Kubat, VI, Sveriges Verkstadsindustrier (2001).

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


  • PRO1 - Project, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Project assignments (PRO1, 4,5 credits)
Written examintion (TEN1, 4,5 credits)

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 KF2270

Offered by

CBH/Fibre and Polymer Technology

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Mikael Hedenqvist,, 08-790 76 45