VB6104 - Physics/chemistry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 5 hours C

Course content

Physics: Kinematics. Newton´s laws. Work. Kinetic and potential energy. Linear momentum. Moment of inertia. Torque. Harmonic oscillator. Pressure. Buoyancy. Viscosity. Flow with loss. Pumps. Oscillations including damping and resonance. Wave propagation and wave phenomena.
Chemistry: Atoms and the periodic system. Chemical bond. Reactions and stoichiometry. Aggregates. Solutions. Chemical equilibrium. Acids and bases.

Learning outcome

The candidate
* has knowledge of basic classical mechanics, fluid mechanics, wave physics, and chemistry
* can define and explain the most important concepts within basic classical mechanics, fluid mechanics, wave physics, and chemistry
* is familiar with relevant applications in physics and chemistry

The candidate can
* formulate and solve, with analytical and numerical methods, mathematical models for given problems related to classical mechanics, fluid mechanics, wave physics, and chemistry
* associate variables, used in idealized models, with real quantities in physics and chemistry
* 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
* describe atoms and bonds between atoms
* name simple chemical compounds
* find and use data from relevant tables

General competence:
The candidate
* can motivate and justify professional choices and convey this to others in terms of basic physics and chemistry
* 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 20 hours. Self-study: ca 180 hours.)

Further on evaluation

Written exam. Letter grades A - F. The re-sit examination may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (TKIVTEVU)

Required previous knowledge

None beyond the acceptance criteria.

Course materials

Physics: Young and Freedman University Physics.
Chemistry: Announced at semester start.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 6
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 8

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
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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