Course content

The project topic can be from all areas of fluid mechanics and the work with the project report will usually be a supervised preproject for a master thesis.

    Learning outcome

    After completing the course you know how to:

    • find and familiarize with relevant literature;
    • write and structure a short project report;
    • present a project orally.


    To take this course you must have been enrolled in one of the following study programs:

    It is not possible to sign up for this subject via the Student Web. Please contact your study programme for registration.


    Recommended previous knowledge

    MEK2200 – Continuum Mechanics and MEK3230 – Fluid Mechanics

    Overlapping courses

    *The information about overlaps for discontinued courses may not be complete. If you have questions, please contact the Department. 


    The duration of the course is one semester. The study is based on individual work and supervised by one or more supervisors (internal/external).


    Project report and an oral presentation.

    Language of examination

    Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

    You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

    Grading scale

    Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

    Explanations and appeals

    Resit an examination

    Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.

    Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

    Withdrawal from an examination

    It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

    Special examination arrangements

    Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


    The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

    Facts about this course






    Spring and autumn

    Self study with supervision.


    Spring and autumn

    Teaching language

    Norwegian (English on request)