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SD2465 Indivual Project Work, Lightweight Structures 3.0 credits

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Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus SD2465 (Spring 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The task is individually formulated for each student depending on his/her interest and the availability of suitable project tasks. The work can be carried out by two or more students but then in a manner allowing for identification of the contribution from each individual student.

Intended learning outcomes

Through the work and with adequate guidance, the student is expected to demonstrate the ability to:

  • independently plan and carry out a limited design task or work on a technical inquiry within the topic Lightweight structures
  • apply knowledge from the education on the performed project work
  • collect additional knowledge and information necessary for the completion of the task
  • orally present and discuss the prerequisites, methodology, approach and results of the work in a way that is clear and understandable for a technically conversant person
  • present the work in writing at an agreed level of detail, in a way that enables a technically conversant person to understand and appreciate the work

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Varies with assignment.

English B / English 6

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


  • RAP1 - Report, 3.0 credits, grading scale: 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.

• RAP1 - Written report, 3.0 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Written report combined with continuous tutoring.

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

The course is managed through guidance rather than lecturing.

The course will be given after agreement with the examiner.