MF2070 Introduction to Engineering Design 3.0 credits

Introduktion till industriell produktutveckling

The course gives an overview of contemporary scientific and industrial development trends within the areas of engineering design and industrial design. Scientific methods of working including both research ethics and research methodology are treated both on a general level and on the level of specific research directions. Scientific writing, reviewing and presentation are highlighted and trained. Making use of research for the benefit of industry and soceity, in particular innovation aspects and entrepreneurial activity are introduced.

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 gives an overview of contemporary scientific and industrial development trends within the areas of engineering design and industrial design. Scientific methods of working including both research ethics and research methodology are treated both on a general level and on the level of specific research directions. Scientific writing, reviewing and presentation are highlighted and trained. Making use of research for the benefit of industry and soceity, in particular innovation aspects and entrepreneurial activity are introduced.

The course also includes a kick-off activity with the purpose of introducing students to studies in engineering design, in particular the Engineering Design Master Program.

Intended learning outcomes *

The course gives an overview of scientific and industrial development trends within the areas of engineering design and industrial design. Scientific working methods, research methodologies and research and engineering ethics are treated both on a general level, and on the level of specific research domains. Focus is on how research may be used for the benefit of industry and society by promoting innovation. Scientific writing, reviewing and presentation to an international audience are taught.

This course is followed by MF2071 and, together with MF2071, fulfils the requirement of 7.5 credits in research methodology.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

BSc in Mechanical Engineering or similar.

Recommended prerequisites

BSc in Mechanical Engineering or similar.

The course MF2070 har expired from Autumn term 2016

Within the course MF2058 Mechatronics, advanced course spring semester, Project PRO4 4.5 credits, is based on the content of the course MF2070.

Equipment

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Literature

One or more suitable course books will be recommended.

All course material (lectures, exercises, tutorials, manuals etc.) which are distributed during the course will be available on the course web (as far as copyrighting allows).

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • PRO1 - project Work, 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.

Written report

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

Martin Törngren

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 MF2070

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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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.

Supplementary information

All tracks within TIPUM1 and TIPDM1 IPDC.