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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1197 (Spring 2015–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Identification of risks and safety problems in a specific production section
  • Development of governing documents for a selected production section
  • Production of working standards for a selected production section
  • Project description goals, aim and delimitations
  • Literature study or information search that presents state-of-the-art knowledge within the field of technology
  • Choice of method and solution principles
  • Problem-solving
  • Report with an emphasis on analyses, results, independent conclusions and recommendations

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should:

  • Identify need for safety analysis
  • Suggest appropriate/necessary measures to eliminate risks and safety issues within a production section
  • be able to apply knowledge and skills that have been acquired during the education, on real problems
  • independently be able to analyse and process a larger problem within the field of technology
  • Be able to document and present his work for given target group with requirements on structure, formalities and language

Course Disposition

Individual assignment or work in groups. Part of the project is carried out at an industrial company.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

A main part of the studies, at least 120 credits, should be completed, as well as the advanced studies that are required for the work.

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


  • RED1 - Mid Term Presentation, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • RED2 - Final Presentation, 10,0 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.

The examination is in the form of a written report. Any or all aids are allowed.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved interim and final presentations

The final grade is based on the final presentation. Grading scale: A-F.

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 ML1197

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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