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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1106 (Spring 2016–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Introduction to digital factories- what is a digital factory and why is it needed? Connection between digital and real factories.
  • Workshop layout and production philosophies in practice
  • Introduction of a visualization program
  • Digital visualisation and modelling of manufacturing concepts
  • Digital visualisation and modelling of factory layouts
  • Industry guest lectures on usage and benefits of digital factories
  • Laboratory sessions on a specific use of a digital factory

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the principle of digital factories and their relation to real factories
  • Use digital visualisation for: creation of layouts for complete factories, specific production and assembly cells and assessment of manufacturing concepts
  • Design a workplace with regard to ergonomics, light and sound.
  • Design a workplace considering ecologically, socially and economically sustainable development.
  • Compare and evaluate the benefits of designing workshops digitally, compared to doing it in real life

Course Disposition

Lectures Laboratory exercises Exercises Seminars

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • TEN1 - Written examination, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 2,0 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

The final grade is based on the written examination result

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 ML1106

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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