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Production, Automation

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG1018 (Spring 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Preconditions for manufacturing automation in workshops, principles for and qualities by automated machine tools and robots, NC-technology, adaptive control, FMS, computer communication, simulation, monitoring, maintenance, human factors.

Intended learning outcomes

After having passed this course the students should have:

- knowledge of preconditions for production automation

- knowledge of components and how they are used to form automated systems for manufacturing and assembly

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites


For single course students:

General admission requirements including documented proficiency in Swedish B and English B or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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Course compendium

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 3,8 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 2,2 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Exercises (ÖVN1; 1,5 credits), Laboratory work (LAB1; 3,8 credits), Written examination (TEN1; 2,2 credits)

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 MG1018

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

MG2019 Integrated Production, MG2017 Production - Business - Leadership


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