TMT4335 - Carbon Materials for Metal production and Energy Storage


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Carbon materials used industrially will be treated with emphasis on properties that have given carbon its broad industrial application and production methods. Topics covered are among others: raw materials, carbonization, graphitization, characterization, electrodes in metallurgical and electrometallurgical industry, and electrodes for energy applications.

Learning outcome

The students will be able to explain how the choice of raw materials and processing parameters can tailor carbon materials with wide properties and application range. The students will be able to apply this especially to various electrode materials of carbon.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, semester assignment. All learning material is in English. The lectures are given in English but can lectures may be given in Norwegian oral language if only Norwegian speaking students are physically attending a specific lecture. Expected time use: Lectures: 60 hours, self study: 60 hours, exercises: 20 hours, Semester assignment: 60 hours. Semester assignment: Each student must give an approximately 20 minutes presentation on a topic within the curriculum or closely linked to the curriculum. The presentation is followed by a question and answer session, The topic must be approved by the course responsible. The student works on the assignment during big parts of the semester. The presentation is a mandatory activity and must be passed in order to be eligible for the written exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Semester assaignment

Further on evaluation

The written exam counts 100% of the final grade. The examination papers will be given in English only. Students may write Norwegian or English. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form can be changed from written to oral by the course responsible. The presentation related to the semester assignment is a mandatory activity and must be passed in order to be eligible for the written exam.

Course materials

Selected parts from text books, articles, lecture notes, and exercises.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MT8301 7.5 AUTUMN 2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Process Metallurgy
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2024-06-06 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL111 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 22
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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