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MF2021 Environmentally Adapted Product Design 6.0 credits

An introduction to product development for the sustainable society.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus MF2021 (Spring 2009–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

LCA and the EPS system. Driving forces for recycling. Legislation, customer requirements. Methods for disassembly and separation. Design rules for materials selection, joints, surface treatment and product configuration.

Intended learning outcomes

To provide basic knowledge of environmentally adapted product development, as well as design support methods for life cycle assessment and design for recycling.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Qualified for studies in grade 4, MF101X/MF102X/MF104X/MF111X/MF112X/MF114/MF116/MF106X/MF107X/MF109X/MF1022/MF4F1822

Recommended prerequisites

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Compendium (Department of Machine Design).

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


  • PRO3 - Project, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO4 - Project, 3.0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Two projects: Essaylike test with questions announced 1 week ahead of test (PRO3; 3 cr), Project in product development in groups with oral and written presentation (PRO4; 3 cr)

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 MF2021

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MF2022 Eco Design Project


Conrad Luttrop, 08-790 74 97,

Supplementary information

Replaces 4F1641