TMT4335 - Carbon Materials Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Arbeider 30/100
Skriftlig eksamen 70/100 4 timer

Course content

Carbon materials used industrially will be treated with emphasis on fundamental principles and properties that have given carbon its broad industrial application. Lectures will cover raw materials, the carbonization process, graphitization, characterization of carbon materials, oxidation processes, carbon electrodes in metallurgical and electrometallurgical industry, active carbon, carbon black, intercalation compounds, fullerenes, and graphen. Lectures will also cover areas of carbon science and technology that more recently have resulted in great scientific activity, like the use of carbon as electrode material in Li-ion batteries, supercapacitors and fuel cells.

Learning outcome

The course will provide an introduction to carbon science, technology and materials. The most important fundamental principles will be covered in more depth. From an engineering point of view it will be shown how the choice of raw materials and processing parameters can tailor carbon materials to given specifications within a wide property and application range. The main focus will be carbon as electrode material for various electrochemical processes.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Towards the end of the semester each student has to present a 30 min colloquium within a narrow part of the curriculum. The presentation will be evaluated and marked. The course is taught in English. If the teaching is given in English the Examination papers will be given in English only.

Compulsory assignments

  • Colloqium on selected topic

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.
If a student has to take the course over again, all evaluations in the course has to be repeated.

Course materials

Literature: Selected parts from published books and articles from publications.

Credit reductions

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2018

Language of instruction: English


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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Arbeider 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Skriftlig eksamen 70/100 2018-05-28 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Muntlig eksamen 70/100 2018-08-09 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Arbeider 30/100
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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