II1300 Engineering Skills 7.5 credits
The overall aim is to provide knowledge of engineering practices and to provide basic skills in using different engineering tools, with emphasis on project methodology, presentation skills and computer as a working tool. The course is conducted through lectures, exercises, oral presentations, book seminar, personal study planning, Lego robotics projects with tutorials and a written course report.
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Content and learning outcomes
The professional role as engineer
- Interview of an engineer
To work in project
- Project methodology
- group dynamics
- Project Management
- Project tools
- Project Work
Presentation and information techniques
- Information retrieval
- Report writing
- Oral presentation techniques
- Computer-based presentation tools
- Web publishing
To use the computer as a working tools
- Word processing and calculating programs
- Programs for presentation and drawing
Intended learning outcomes
Having passed the course, the student should be able to:
- reflect on the engineer's professional role and approach in inter alia ethical, environment and sustainability issues
- reflect on and apply basic engineering methods to plan and carry out a smaller IT project in a group
in order to
- obtain knowledge of engineering operational methods and the engineer's professional role
- obtain basic skills in using different engineering tools with an emphasis on project methodology, presentation technique, and the computer as a working tool.
Literature and preparations
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Assignments, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- PRO1 - Project, 3.0 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
Active participation in seminars and presentations.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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.
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Main field of study
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.