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SD2820 Project in Aerospace Engineering 15.0 credits

The course is intended to improve your ability to perform qualified engineering work, by carrying out an aerospace related project task. The project task could involve theoretical as well as experimental work, and you are expected to work in an efficient and independent manner.

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus SD2820 (Spring 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The project task could involve modeling, experiments or theoretical work in any of the fields covered by the Aerospace program at KTH. The work will take place during one period working full time or two periods working half time.

Intended learning outcomes

Through the project work, you are expected to demonstrate the ability to:

  • independently plan and perform an engineering project task,
  • apply knowledge from the education on the performed project task,
  • independently acquire additional knowledge and information necessary for the completion of the task, and
  • present your results and conclusions in a clear and efficient manner.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

The basic courses in the Aerospace program and additional courses required for the particular project work.

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

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 15.0 credits, grading scale: 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 written report (PRO1; 15 university credits).

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

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

The course will be given after agreement with the examiner.