IFYKJT1002 - Physics/electrochemistry


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 5 hours C

Course content

Physics: Kinematics. Newton´s laws. Work. Kinetic and potential energy. Linear momentum. Moment of inertia. Torque. Coulomb´s law. Electric field and potential. Current. Magnetic field. Induction. Resistance, capacitance. Electric motors and generators. Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cells. Standard reduction potential. Reference electrodes. Cell potential. Cell diagram. Faraday's law. Nernst equation. Corrosion and cathodic protection. Electrolysis. Batteries and fuel cells.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:The candidate* has knowledge of basic classical mechanics, electricity, magnetism, and electrochemistry* can define and explain the most important concepts within basic classical mechanics, electricity, magnetism, and electrochemistry* is familiar with relevant applications in physics and electrochemistrySkills:The candidate can* formulate and solve, with analytical and numerical methods, mathematical models for given problems related to classical mechanics, electricity, magnetism, and electrochemistry* associate variables in idealized models with real quantities in physics and electrochemistry* conduct measurements, and analyze, interpret, and document the results* perform calculations with quantities and units in the SI system, and is able to make transformations between different unit systems* prepare, implement and document simple laboratory experiments in physics and electrochemistry* calculate and interpret electrochemical parametersGeneral competence:The candidate can* motivate and justify professional choices and convey this to others in terms of basic physics and electrochemistry* participate actively in group work and professional discussions

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, laboratory work. Expected work load in the course is 300 hours. (Lectures: ca 75 hours. Exercises: ca 25 hours. Laboratory work: ca 30 hours. Self-study: ca 170 hours.) Compulsory activities: 6 of 8 physics assignments; 2 of 4 chemistry assignments must be handed in and approved for exam admission. In addition, compulsory participation in laboratory work in physics and electrochemistry and approved lab report must be completed for exam admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises physics
  • Exercises chemistry
  • Lab physics
  • Lab chemistry

Further on evaluation

Digital exam. Letter grades A - F. The re-sit examination may be changed from written to oral.In addition to the specific basic calculator models, the following calculators are permitted for the exam: Casio FX9750, Casio FX9850, Casio FX9860GII (incl. SD), Casio FXCG20, Casio FXCG50, Texas Instrument 84 Plus.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Chemical engineering (FTHINGKJ)
Materials engineering (FTHINGMAT)

Required previous knowledge

None beyond the acceptance criteria.

Course materials

Physics: University Physics, OpenStax.Chemistry: Gordon Aylward og Tristan Findlay: SI Chemical Data, Wiley, 7. utgave, 2014. Nivaldo J. Tro: Chemistry. A molecular apporach, 4. utgave, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2017Information about detailed curriculum and alternative literature is announced at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IFYG1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IFYA1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJT1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJA1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJA1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJT1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJG1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
IFYKJG1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
TALM1002 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
TALM1008 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
TALM1009 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
TALM1013 5.0 AUTUMN 2020
IFYT1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IMAK1004 2.5 AUTUMN 2023
IFYT1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2023
IFYT1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
IFYA1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
IFYG1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2023
IFYG1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Physics


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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