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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MH1008 (Spring 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Freshmen metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Chemistry, and Micro and nano structures, with phase equilibria, phase transformations, phase diagrams

Intended learning outcomes

After completed the course the student will have a fundamental understanding of:

• thermodynamics related to metallurgical processes

• phase equilibria, phase transformations, phase diagrams and their relation to microstructures in metals

• chemistry and kinetics in metallurgical processes

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in English corresponding to English A. For students who received/will receive their final school grades after 31 December 2009, there is an additional entry requirement for mathematics as follows: documented proficiency in mathematics corresponding to Mathematics A. Swedish B is not required.

Recommended prerequisites

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Ej specificerad. Generella grundläggande läroböcker inom ämnesområdena. Icke-engelska läroböcker rekommenderas ej, eventuella problem i förståelsen av specifika ord kan försvåra din prestation i kursen

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN2 - Examination, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN3 - Examination, 2,0 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.

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 MH1008

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Associate Professor Anders Eliasson,

Supplementary information

The course is taught in the distance learning mode. After the course, the students should have basic knowledge in Materials and Process design and be able to attend the semester 1 courses in the Master Program of Engineering Materials Science (TTMVM)