MF2034 Integrated Product Development 6.0 credits

Integrerad produktutveckling

The overall  objective of the course  is that students should  be able to describe, compare and explain different aspects of working in complex product development. The pedagogical model of the course is reflective learning through the theory section mixed with practical exercises, critical discussion and project work.

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 consists of four components:

  1. Work procedures of the product
  2. Creative
  3. Support Methods
  4. Information Management

Intended learning outcomes *

The overall  objective of the course  is that students should  be able to describe, compare and explain different aspects of working in complex product development. The pedagogical model of the course is reflective learning through the theory section mixed with practical exercises, critical discussion and project work.

After completion of the course, you will be able to

- Describe, compare and critically examine various product development processes and their properties

- Apply and evaluate support methods in complex product development

- Analyze the impact of different ways of organizing product in development

- Describe  factors supporting a creative working environment, and provide recommendations for how a group can achieve a creative working environment

- Identify integration mechanisms for product development projects and critically examine their usefulness 

- Realise a specification and a project plan for a product development project

- To use your good knowledge to run a complex multifunctional development project

Course Disposition

To be run 4 + 2 hp, 4 hp in class, 2 hp to be examined related to a following project course.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

TIPUM, TIPDM and 10 credits

CDEPR4, CMAST3, CFAST4

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

The literature consists of lecture materials and distributed scientific articles.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written Exam, 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.

Oral presentations, reports, peer to peer evaluations.

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

Anders Berglund

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 MF2034

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MF2036

Contact

Anders Berglund (andersb5@kth.se)

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.