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Basic course in manufacturing automation.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG2024 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Automation with emphasis on logic control, PLC (Programmable Logic Controller), fix and flexible equipment, manufacturing systems, accuracy reliability, maintenance. Exercises deal with logic control, PLC and industrial robots.

Intended learning outcomes

To give knowledge of automation problems, components, principles, sequential control and programmable logic controllers.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Teknikbas K.

Recommended prerequisites

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Course compendium (available at the Department of Manufacturing Systems).

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, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Written exam (TEN1; 3 credits), passed laboratory work (LAB1; 3 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

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Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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