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HM108L Manufacturing Processes for Design 7.5 credits

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Spring 2024 Start 20 Mar 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus HM108L (Spring 2013–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

Group Work

Course contents

Ductile and shearing machining, stock removal, jointing methods, technics of measurement, production theories, quality systems and production management. Furthermore, a group assignment is included, where a specific product is to be developed or improved and finally being adapted to existing production methods.

Intended learning outcomes

The main purpose of the course is that the student will have basic knowledge of common industrial manufacturing processes, focusing on aspects of design and economy. The student will have knowledge of industrial quality systems, production management and quality management in use in production industry.
After the course the student will be able to:

  • Describe production processes described during the course
  • Describe quality systems, systems for quality management and production management systems
  • Suggest product development, product improvement and product adaptation to production methods.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge corresponding to requirements to the programme for Ekonomi, Teknik och Design at Södertörns högskola and HM105L Material- och produktionsteknik basic course.

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • TEN1 - Written examination, 7.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

Examination, 7,5 cr, grade scale: A,B,C,D,E,FX,F

Other requirements for final grade

Passed written examination

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.

Offered by

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

The course applies only to students of the ETD Programme at Södertörns högskola.