Colloid Systems (PET907)
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.
Semester tution start
Number of semesters
Language of instruction
Basic intermolecular forces. Surface forces in colloid systems. Rheological behaviour of concentrated suspension.
To give the student a thorough knowledge of colloid systems and the surface forces that influence the physical behaviour of such systems. The student should thus be able to solve a relevant petroleum related problem through studies of surface forces of particles in concentrated suspension.
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Oral Exam||1/1||2 Hours||Passed / Not Passed|
Mandatory project assignment
The project assignment a compulsory teaching activity to be approved.
The applicant must submit the report to the course responsible and the examiner takes place 2 weeks after.
The candidate must present his/her work for 40 minutes and then 15 mins of Q&A.
Course coordinator:Mahmoud Khalifeh
Head of Department:Øystein Arild
Method of work
Guided self-tuition, colloquia, presentations.
The student should write a report, with references to the literature, covering some of the scientific themes.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.