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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Product development process
  • Sketch technique
  • CAD
  • Generating of ideas
  • Different modern engineering methods
  • Basic knowledge of quality assurance
  • Exercises with relevant problems in production development work

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to a give a comprehensive view and basic knowledge about different methods in the production development process.

The course should give the student enough skill to use the working methods of an engineer for product development.

After completing this course the students should

  • be able to describe the different phases in the product development work
  • master different tools for analysis of elements which gives an overall view of the product
  • understand the problem and be able to translate demands from customers to measurable criteria for draft phase
  • understand the need for quality assurance in the development process
  • be able to use a decision matrix for evaluation of drafts
  • be able to document ideas using sketches or CAD
  • know how to protect ideas and products (patent, registration of designs, copyright and proprietorship

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Basic knowledge about project oriented methods equivalent to the course HN1900 Engineering and Information Skills.

Recommended prerequisites

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Folkeson/Hölcke Maskinelement Funktioner (for sale in the reception)  

Maskinelement – funktioner Exersicemanual (for sale in the reception)

Hallberg: Introduktion till ett CAD-verktyg, Pro/ENGINEER wildfire 4.0 ISBN 978-91-86409-10-4

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 4.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Passed exercises
Passed exam
The final grade is based upon the two parts,credit rate A-F

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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Sten Wiedling

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

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HE1006

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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