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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 ML1325 (Autumn 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • development trends
  • fields of use
  • the robot structure
  • the drive system
  • internal and external sensors
  • application tools
  • programming
  • safety
  • project planning

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • explain the design of robotic systems
  • describe the possibilities and limitations of robots
  • explain and apply the safety requirements for robot use
  • master the basics of robot programming
  • use and utilise simulation tools for robotic systems
  • describe the necessary steps in planning for a robot installation
  • describe the sensor systems and tools used with robots

Course Disposition

  • Lectures
  • Laboratory exercises
  • Written assignment

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Bolmsjö, Gunnar: Industriell robotteknik, 2006, ISBN: 9144008481

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


  • INL1 - Assignment, 2,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 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

  • Approved examination, grading scale P/F
  • Approved laboratory sessions, the grading scale P/F.
  • Approved written assignment, grading scale A-F

Final grades are based on the written assignment.

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 ML1325

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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