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FMF3011 Literature Course in Mechatronics 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FMF3011 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

 The course includes current examples and challenges of mechatronics products and product development, solution alternatives, tools and methods for analysis and design.

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course, students are expected to present a study of the area of Mechatronics including the following learning goals and areas are included:

  • challenges and trends within the area of Mechatronics
  • current research questions and methods within the area of Mechatronics

The scientific area is to be studied both according to state of the art, the research front, as well as from industrial competence level.  

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to PhD studies

Recommended prerequisites

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Will be announced at course start

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web FMF3011

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Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Machine Design