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ML1203 Energy Technology 6.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus ML1203 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Different forms of energy and energy conversion
  • Quantity and units
  • Work and energy loss
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Hydrostatics
  • Bernoulli’s principle
  • Thermodynamics
  • Compressor engine and other heat engines
  • Heat transfer
  • Fans and pumps
  • Combustion engineering
  • Thermal and cooling processes
  • Indicator diagrams
  • Degree of efficiency
  • Energy storage methods

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • use energy technology concepts
  • show skills in fluid mechanics and heat transfer
  • solve problems for heat transports in different media
  • perform calculations on turbomachinery
  • apply the concept of efficiency in energy processes
  • evaluate the plausibility of the results

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed courses: ML1101 and ML1000

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written Examination, 4.5 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.

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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ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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