MF2041 Industrial Design Engineering Preparatory Course Visualization and Communication 6.0 credits

Industriell design adaptivkurs

Provide comprehensive knowledge of: Visualization and presentation tools in 2D and 3D

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 *

This course will provide an overview of visualization tools basic skills in drawing and visualization tools in 3D and 2D, and guidance on how to present results in text and images using the text editor Indesign.  The course also provides instruction in sketching techniques.
Workshop with featured role in the Design and Product
Upon completion of the course, students are assessed on their proficiency in surface modeling and in their presentation and accounting techniques.
The course focuses around project work which will be assessed by oral presentation.

Intended learning outcomes *

Provide comprehensive knowledge of: Visualization and presentation tools in 2D and 3D

Course Disposition

The course is offered in parallel with the Bachelor course Design and Product Development, Industrial Design, MF116x with lectures, briefings and training in computer programs. Each student will produce a poster and a brochure, to be presented in a group session at the end of the course. Exercises in sketching techniques are given in parallel with the course in life drawing for MF116x
The course uses an industry-related task that is rehearsed in workshops, shared with students in MF116x.


Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admitted to the Master TIPDM, track Industrial Design Engineering, IPDA

Recommended prerequisites

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To be announced at the beginning of the course


Surfacing in 3D, Rhino version 3.0 or later
Visualization Software, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Indesign

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

Examination *

  • INL1 - Hand in Task, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project Work, 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.

Presentations are an educational element with mandatory attendance.

Other requirements for final grade *

Approved assignments and project work
Compulsory attendance of 75% of the lectures and all CAD exercises
Mandatory attendance at the presentations

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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Carl Michael Johannes Johannesson

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 MF2041

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Carl Michael Johannesson, 08-790 73 37,