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Before choosing courseFMG3401 Cloud-Based Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing 6.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The course aims to provide knowledge about modern technologies in production systems. Different technologies are introduced from the production’s perspective with real-life examples and case studies.

The course will be offered based on the demands from the PhD student every year. If you are interested in the course, please contact the course leader via

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus FMG3401 (Autumn 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of 4 important parts:
Part 1: Literature survey and trends
Part 2: Cloud Based supervision, planning and control of cyber physical systems (cps)
Part 3: Sustainable Robot assembly in a CPS environment
Part 4: Design and life-cycle analysis for cps

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to: 
• Apply and explain relations are important for modern ICT technician for production system.
• Describe how a cyber physical system is established and utilised in the production environment through supervision event control and prediction of maintenance need.
• Explain how ICT- technician can support sustainable production with regard to energy efficiency, human safety, cyber security and cooperation between man and robot
• Describe a cyber physical system's architecture, standards and use based on a "Internet of Manufacturing Things" - perspective
• Explain the individual research domain in a broader context of sustainable production

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Degree of Master in technology, or the equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Wang L, Wang XV (2018) Cloud-Based Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-67693-7

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, individual report, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • INL2 - Assignment, report, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • INL3 - Assignment; laboratory work, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • INL4 - Assignment, report, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • INL5 - Assignment, individual research article, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • LAB1 - Assignment, laboratory work, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: 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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Profile picture Lihui Wang

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 FMG3401

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Production Engineering