MF1038 Design and Product Realization, Form and Function 6.0 credits

Design och produktframtagning, form och funktion

The course is one of the caracter courses in the program design and product realization. It aims to enhance students' ability to propose solutions to product problems and to develop skills in design and product visualization. The course aims also at creating an understanding of the link between manufacturing and product design and function and provide basic knowledge of user-centered product development.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course focuses products functions and how these are realized by technical components, shapes and colors. The course includes the following: function analysis, product semantics, form and structure variation, product symbols, component analysis (shafts, bearings and clutches, etc.), coloring and sketching.

Intended learning outcomes *

After accomplished course you shall be able to

  • analyse a product regarding function, solution and properties as well as colour, form and usability
  • describe and motivate product design,
  • analyse components in a product in order to identify functional carriers,
  • with sketches and models visualise and presents ideas and products.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Least 15 credits and

CDEPR/P: MF1046/MF1011/4F1011/, MF1037

Compulsory for


Recommended prerequisites

Design and Product realisation Introduction.


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To be decided later

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Assignments, 2.0 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.

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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Stefan Ståhlgren

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 MF1038

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *


Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Stefan Ståhlgren (

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.