Appendix 1: Course list

Master's Programme, Aerospace Engineering, 120 credits (TAEEM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2019

General courses

Year 1

Mandatory courses (35.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 Second cycle
SD2411 Lightweight Structures and FEM 8.0 Second cycle
SD2601 Fundamentals of Flight 7.5 Second cycle
SD2900 Fundamentals of Spaceflight 7.5 Second cycle
SF2863 Systems Engineering 7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Theory and Methodology of Natural and Technological Science: the course SD2900 Fundamentals of Spaceflight, 7,5 credits, contents 3 credits of applied methodological theory – and with the course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits - the courses together content 7,5 credits of theory and methodology of natural and technological science.

The course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits, is given in several study periods during the academic year. If you want to read the course another study period - please ask the Course Responsible if it is possible.

Year 2

Supplementary information

Mandatory course, Study Year 2, Spring semester: Degree project, Second cycle, 30 credits, a independant project within the track/specialisation:

  • Aeronautics: SD281X. Track responsible: Ulf Ringertz
  • Lightweight Structures: SD241X. Track responsible: Stefan Hallström
  • Space: EF233X. Track responsible: Nickolay Ivchenko
  • Systems Engineering: SF281X. Track responsible: Per Enqvist

Aeronautics (FLT)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (19.5 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 Second cycle
SD2801 Aircraft Aerodynamics 6.0 Second cycle
SD2805 Flight Mechanics 9.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
SD2905 Human Spaceflight 7.5 Second cycle
SD2910 Spacecraft Dynamics 9.0 Second cycle
SG2212 Computational Fluid Dynamics 7.5 Second cycle
SG2215 Compressible Flow 7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

The course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits, is given in several study periods during the academic year. If you want to read the course another study period - please ask the Course Responsible if it is possible.

Year 2

Mandatory courses (9.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
MJ2241 Jet Propulsion Engines, General Course 6.0 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Mandatory course, Study year 2, Spring semester: Degree project, Second cycle, 30 credits, within the track/specialisation: Aeronautics: SD281X. Trackresponsible: Ulf Ringertz.

Lightweight Structures (LKR)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (16.5 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 Second cycle
SD2413 Fibre Composites - Analysis and Design 6.0 Second cycle
SD2414 Fibre Composites - Materials and Manufacturing
For students who has not done Degree project, first level, in Lightweight Structures.
6.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2432 Lightweight Design
The course starts in spring semester (10cr) and continues in autumn semester (10cr).
20.0 Second cycle
SE2139 Fracture Mechanics 6.0 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Course SE2139 replaces course SE2129

The course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits, is given in several study periods during the academic year. If you want to read the course another study period - please ask the Course Responsible if it is possible.

Year 2

Mandatory courses (12.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SD2415 Process Modelling for Composite Manufacturing 6.0 Second cycle
SD2416 Structural Optimisation and Sandwich Design 6.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
HL2035 Biomechanics and Neuronics 7.5 Second cycle
SD2432 Lightweight Design 20.0 Second cycle
SD2810 Aeroelasticity 9.0 Second cycle

Supplementary information

About course SD2432: The course starts in spring semester (10cr) and continues in autumn semester (10cr).

Mandatory course, Study Year 2, Spring semester: Degree project, Second cycle, 30 credits, within the track/specialisation: Structures: SD241X. Track responsible: Stefan Hallström.

Year 3

Space (RMD)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (16.5 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 Second cycle
SD2910 Spacecraft Dynamics 9.0 Second cycle
SD2920 System Integration for Space Technology, Part 1 3.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AH2923 Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) 7.5 Second cycle
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
MJ2246 Rocket Propulsion 6.0 Second cycle
SD2805 Flight Mechanics 9.0 Second cycle
SD2905 Human Spaceflight 7.5 Second cycle
SG2215 Compressible Flow 7.5 Second cycle
SH1003 Introductory Astronomy for Engineers 7.5 First cycle

Supplementary information

Optional project courses for the student satellite MIST. In addition to the recommended optional courses below, the courses EF2227, EF2228, SD2820 and SD2930 are offered. They all last a full semester and are given both autumn and spring. The only difference is the number of credits, varying from 7.5 to 15.

The course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits, is given in several study periods during the academic year. If you want to read the course another study period - please ask the Course Responsible if it is possible.

Year 2

Mandatory courses (15.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EF2240 Space Physics 6.0 Second cycle
EF2260 Space Environment and Spacecraft Engineering 6.0 Second cycle
SD2925 System Integration for Space Technology, Part 2 3.0 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AG1321 Remote Sensing Technology 7.5 First cycle
EF2200 Plasma Physics 6.0 Second cycle
EF2245 Space Physics II 7.5 Second cycle
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
EL2620 Nonlinear Control 7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Mandatory course, Study Year 2, Spring semester: Degree project, Second cycle, 30 credits, within the track/specialisation: Space: EF233X. Track responsible: Nickolay Ivchenko.

Year 3

Systems Engineering (SYS)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (15.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2520 Control Theory and Practice, Advanced Course 7.5 Second cycle
SF2822 Applied Nonlinear Optimization 7.5 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EL2450 Hybrid and Embedded Control Systems 7.5 Second cycle
SD2905 Human Spaceflight 7.5 Second cycle
SF2842 Geometric Control Theory 7.5 Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SF2812 Applied Linear Optimization
Entry requirements: a Course in Optimization.
7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

The course SF2812 Applied Linear Optimization, 7,5hp/credits - Entry requirements: a Course in Optimization: SF1811 Optimization, 6hp/credits, in Autumn study period 2 in English. (SF1861 Optimization, 6hp/credits, in Spring study period 4 in Swedish).

The compulsory course SF2852 Optimal Control Theory, 7.5 credits is taken by batch 17 in year 2, the academic year 2018/2019, period 1. Batch 16 took the compolsury course SF2852 Optimal Control Theory 7.5 credits, grade 1, academic year 2016/2017, period 4

The course AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4,5 credits, is given in several study periods during the academic year. If you want to read the course another study period - please ask the Course Responsible if it is possible.

Students have the opportunity to choose between courses SF2812 and SF2822 as a compulsory course.

Year 2

Mandatory courses (37.5 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
SF281X Degree Project in Systems Engineering, Second Cycle 30.0 Second cycle
SF2852 Optimal Control Theory 7.5 Second cycle

Optional courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
EH2720 Management of Projects 7.5 Second cycle
EL2620 Nonlinear Control 7.5 Second cycle
EL2820 Modelling of Dynamical Systems 7.5 Second cycle
SF2832 Mathematical Systems Theory 7.5 Second cycle
SF2866 Applied Systems Engineering 7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Mandatory course, Study Year 2, Spring semester: Degree project, Second cycle, 30 credits, within the track/specialisation: Systems: SF281X. Track responsible: Per Enqvist.