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KH1231 Chemical Engineering and Technology 2 21.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus KH1231 (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

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Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

KH1130 Chemical Engineering and Tehnology I

KH1122 Analytical Chemistry

KH1150 Engineering Skills

KH1212 Mathematical Statistics (can be taken simultaneously)


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McCabe, W. L., Smith, J. C. and Harriott, P., Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 2005.

Simonsson, D., Kemisk reaktionsteknik, KTH, eller Fogler, H. S., Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 4th ed, Prentice-Hall International, 2005,

L-A Sjöberg., Svensk kemiindustri - Branschen, företagen och processerna, Teknik- och Marknadsföringskonsult, Karlstad, 2009

Andersson, J. och Grönkvist, S., Kompendium i teknisk termodynamik, KTH

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


  • LAB1 - Examination, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB2 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB3 - Pilot Scale laboratory work, - credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Written examination, 6.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN3 - Written examination, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN2 - Exercises, - 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.

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

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Course web KH1231

Offered by

Main field of study

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

KH1332 Chemical Engineering and Technology 3


Sara Naumann,