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MH2600 Combustion in industrial Processes 9.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MH2600 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic knowledge of combustion chemistry, thermodynamics and aerodynamics.
Combustion of gaseous, liquid and solid fuels.
Clean combustion to preserve the environment.
Design of combustion processes.
Home assignments.
Laboratory exercises

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • Prepare methodology to solve technical problems in combustion chemistry and thermodynamics
  • Analyse and compare industrial combustion and aerodynamics in different furnaces and processes
  • Evaluate existing furnaces and processes and propose and explain alterations to these to decrease fuel consumption, and particle and CO2 emissions
  • Evaluate and justify for the best available combustion technology (BAT) for industrial processes
  • Explain and analyse the process for smoke gas measurement at combustion

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Good knowledge in thermodynamics and Transport phenomena corresponding to the courses MH1027 Thermodynamics of Materials and MH1018 Transport Phenomena.

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • INL1 - Assignment, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB1 - Practicals, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Written exam, 2.5 credits, grading scale: 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.

Students who have not passed written assignment (ÖVN1) according to previous official course syllabuses are assessed on INL1 in current official course syllabus.

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

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Course web MH2600

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Associate Professor Yang Weihong,

Supplementary information

Coordinated together with the course MH2601 combustion in industrial processes 6.0 credits