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Environmental aspects of the process industry

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MH2500 (Spring 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course should give knowledge and understanding for how metallurgical processes and products affects the environment as well as the legal aspects. Strategies for minimizing the effect on the environment.

Possibilities and limitations for lowering the waste to atmosphere and water.

Dealing with waste and rest products

Use of energy

Lifecycle analysis

Metals in the environment

Environmental management

Possibility to control through the law

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the students with: good knowledge about the environmental problems in the process industry knowledge about governmental controlling mechanisms.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

3C1305, Ecology and Environmental Technology, for B, 3 credits.

Recommended prerequisites

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Litterature will be handed out.

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, 6,0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Project (PRO1; 6 cr)

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 MH2500

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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