MG2034 Information Modelling and IT-strategies 6.0 credits

Informationsmodellering och IT-strategier

With the current trend of globalization in manufacturing industry, companies have to have a well-defined and functional information strategy and a continuously revised and improved information platform.

In this course, you will learn about basic tools and methods required for developing successful information strategies and platforms, exploring a range of successful industrial cases.

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 *

What are information strategies and platforms? Activity and data modeling – principles, methods and tools. Standards for information modeling and data exchange, e.g. Express, STEP, IDEF0 and ER models. Product data – definitions and problem areas.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completing the course requirements each student should be able to:·        

  • use a variety of established tools and methods for information and activity modeling        
  • specify information and activity models for data exchange between different IT tools       
  • explain common standards for information modeling in your own words       
  • from a given set of preconditions, evaluate the usefulness and benefits of different IT tools

Course Disposition

Lectures, exercises, laboratory work

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

MG2028 Not Just CAD – IT Tools for Mechanical Engineers

We also recommend:DD1322 Applied Programming and Computer Science, Part 1

Recommended prerequisites

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Course binder, which will be filled with lecture notes, articles, exercises etc., throughout the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • ANN1 - Assignment, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 4.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Completed projects and homework assignments

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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Lars Wingård

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Lasse Wingård,

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.