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Basic knowledge about the energy transfer in turbines, pumps, motors and cylinders and construction of components.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MF2014 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course treats the fundamental theory of fluid mechanics, turbomachinery and fluid power, as well as the design of systems. It also deals with the construction of the general components in these systems.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide general basic knowledge about the energy transfer in turbines, pumps, motors and cylinders and about the construction of components used. Additionally, the course covers fundamental knowledge required for students to be able to design and construct simple systems with the help of available components.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

MJ1112 Applied Thermodynamics. (4A1112)

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature issued by the department (in Swedish, department of Machine Design, 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 - Laboratory Work, 0,8 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 5,2 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

Laboratory exercises (0,8 credits). Written exam (5,2 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

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Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Jan Hölcke, 08-790 78 43,

Supplementary information

Replaces 4F1343