MF2032 Eco Design 6.0 credits

Eco Design

The main goal is to provide the students with basic knowledge on environmental demands and eco-design tools in product development, and to give basic competence in designing products for sustainability.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Life Cycle Assement; Recycling of materials and components; Design for disassembly; Design rules for materials choice, surface treatment, structural layout; Relevant EU directives and laws.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • define and explain concepts and methods connecte to eco design
  • apply methods for eco design and sustanable development on a consumer product    
  • analyze and evaluate solutions with respect to sustainability

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical engineering or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN2 - Exam, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 1.0 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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Examiner

Anna Hedlund Åström

Further information

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Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MF2022

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.