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* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1603 (Autumn 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Physics, chemistry and metallography fundamentals of iron-based and other metals, polymers, ceramics, composite materials and powder metallurgy materials
  • Testing methods
  • Shape-forming processes e g moulding and other forming methods
  • Material removal manufacturing processes e g lathing, laser cutting and punching
  • Corrosion
  • Polymer materials

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • describe properties and use of common engineering materials
  • describe basic manufacturing processes, machine types and materials handling equipment
  • choose appropriate manufacturing processes from context and have understanding which possibilities and limitations they have
  • draw conclusions about how and of which materials existing products are produced, as well as explain how environmental and economic aspects influence this

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Titel: Materiallära

Författare: Willy Leijon

ISBN: 9789147100057

Förlag: Karlebo

Titel: Tillverkningsteknologi

Författare: Jarfors m fl

ISBN: 9789144070391

Förlag: Studentlitteratur

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, materials, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • LAB2 - Laboratory work, manufacturing, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 4,0 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


 Laboratory session materials science

 Laboratory session production

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

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Course web ML1603

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ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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