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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MH2278 (Spring 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Review of forming methods such as forging, drawing. Definitions of terms and rules for materials forming. Analysis of tool material, wear, lubrication, pressures and material flow. Simulation and modelling.

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course the student will have knowledge of

  • Forming methods such as rolling, extrusion, forging and drawing
  • Definitions of terms and rules for materials forming
  • Methods for analysis of specimen and tool material, friction, wear, lubrication, pressures and material flow
  • Simulation and modelling

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Registered at the master program TTMVM, or a BSc exam

Recommended prerequisites

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Given during the course.

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


  • DAT1 - Computerassignment, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • HEM1 - Homeassignment, 1,5 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

Home assignments (HEM1; 1,5 cr)
Exam (TEN1; 3 cr)
Computer assignment (DAT1; 1,5 cr)

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 MH2278

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Associate Professor Anders Eliasson,