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FMG3007 Scientific Methodology for Engineers 7.5 credits

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FMG3007 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

The course consists of 15 seminars of 1.5 hours each, with at least 3 submitted reports.

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

Master of Science


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Thomas Kuhn, "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions", 2nd Ed., The Univ.of Chicago Press Ltd. 1970, USA

Alan F. Chalmers, "What is this thing called science?"; 3rd Ed., Open University Press, 1999, UK

Articles and theses produced at IIP; chosen by course members.

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, 5.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • RAP1 - Report, 2.5 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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

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Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Antonio Maffei

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Production Engineering