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MG2104 Manufacturing Technology and Planning 7.5 credits

  • Process technologies
  • Production planning and control
  • Supply Chain Management

Course is given in english

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students

Target group

Conditionally elective for TPRMM1

Only for TPRMM1 and exchange students

Not for students who have taken any of the courses MG1006, MG1016, MG1026, or the corresponding

Part of programme

Master's Programme, Production Engineering and Management, åk 1, Conditionally Elective


P2 (7.5 hp)


28 Oct 2024
13 Jan 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Min: 5

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students


Ove Bayard,


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MG2104 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • introduction to manufacturing technology and planning
  • quantitative and qualitative studies of different manufacturing methods
  • process selection for achieving desired product properties
  • structure and numerical control of machine tools
  • metal cutting
  • analysis of machining operations
  • accuracy problems in manufacturing
  • advanced, special and non-conventional machining

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student will be able to:

  • explain and visualise how manufacturing equipment and systems work and are used in manufacturing industryexplain principles, possibilities and limitations for different manufacturing and measuring methods
  • select and evaluate different manufacturing methods for a given product and context
  • explain how casting, plastic deformation methods and heat treatment influence the material structure and the mechanical properties of products
  • identify and select cutting parameters and explain their influence on the machinability and their mutual relations from a material perspective

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

180 cr in engineering and English B, or the corresponding

Recommended prerequisites

Only for students of the TPRMM Master Programme

Students of five year programmes at KTH should take one of the courses MG1016/MG1026 instead


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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


  • LAB2 - Laboratory work, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars and study visit, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written exam, 4.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Particpation in field trips

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MG2009/MG2109 Advanced Manufacturing Technology


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Supplementary information

Not for students who have taken any of the courses MG1006, MG1016, MG1026, or the corresponding