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MF1018 Industrial Design Prep 3.0 credits

This is a course only for students from the program OPEN at KTH.  Students who attended the P-program (CDEPR Design and Product Developement) may NOT take this course.

Course literature:  Bo Löfgren, Design och Produktutveckling, Liber förlag 2003

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MF1018 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course provides lectures, exercises with criticism, croquis drawing and literature studies that cultivate interest and understanding of industrial design, and which may provide insight into the artistic and intuitive thought and its application in engineering. Practical design data follow the theoretical studierna.Övningarna has centered on understanding the form and the specific skills associated with that area. This means that the exercises may be different from past experiences of studies at KTH.

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims to provide good orientation and understanding of the field of industrial design, with the intention to facilitate engineer's future cooperation with designers and procurement of design services. The course also aims to demonstrate and make available to the designer's working methods and resources.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

SF1502 Engineering Skills

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

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

Attendece minimum 3/4 OF the schedueld hours and written exercises.

The examination is only once a year.

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 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 MF1018

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Education cycle

First cycle

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