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Colloid Systems (PET907)


Course description for study year 2022-2023. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

PET907

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Spring, Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English

Content
Basic intermolecular forces. Surface forces in colloid systems. Rheological behaviour of concentrated suspension.
Learning outcome
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
None
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Oral Exam 1/1 2 Hours Passed / Not Passed

Oral Exam, duration: 2 hours, Passed / Not passed 

Coursework requirements
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 teacher(s)
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.

Open for
Petroleum Engineering - PhD Technology and Natural Science - PhD programme
Literature
The syllabus can be found in Leganto