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Experimental methods 7.5 credits

Experimentella metoder
First cycle, F0033T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Experimental Mechanics
Subject group (SCB)
Engineering Physics
Main field of study
Energy Engineering

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Basic courses in physics, basic course in electronical engineering and solid mechanics.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The student should learn about techniques for the measurement of mechanical and thermal properties, and to increase skill in experimental work, report writing and oral presentation.

General about measuring techniques and error analysis. Measurement of properties like displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, strain, temperature, humidity, flow rate and pressure. Acquisition, analysis and presentation of measuring data.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Lectures, laboratory work and demonstrations in research laboratories. Project work in co-operation with research divisions and other courses.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Approved exercises and written reports.

Per Gren

Transition terms
The course F0033T is equal to MTM122

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2011 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
"Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements" 5th edition, av Figliola Beasley, Wiley.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Laboratory workU G#7.50MandatoryA07

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
The syllabus was established by the Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 2007-02-28, and remains valid from autumn 2007.

Last revised
by Head Faculty Programme Director Niklas Lehto 17 Feb 2021