Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: A4, V4ib. Course coordinator: Professor Anders Ekholm,, Projekteringsmetodik. Recommended prerequisits: 3rd year at the A or V programmes. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 10. Selection criteria: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme. Assessment: 80% precence, passed short written examination and essay. Further information: The course is part of the final year specialization of the V program in industrialised building. The course is also adapted to the A programme and allows both A and V students to jointly attend the course. Home page:

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course presents the industrialisation of the building process in a historical and contemporary perspective with emphasis on house building. Industrialised Building with its directions like Systems building, Lean Construction and ICT-support is discussed and assessed for different project categories. Differences between industrialised and traditional building is discussed. The relations between product development for a process and product platform and the building design process, as well as control of the processes are discussed. A case study is carried out with the objective to assess and characterise the a product or system. The results is presented in an essay.

Lessing J., Robertson A. och Ekholm A. (2005). Industriellt byggande är mer än bara prefabricering! Bygg & teknik 2/05.
Hyll, H., Lessing, J. (2005). Industrialisering av bostadsbyggandet under 1900-talet. Byggnadsfysik, LTH Lunds Universitet,
Mikkelsen H., Beim A., Hvam L., Tölle M. Systemleveranser i byggeriet. Institut for Produktion og Ledelse, DTU. 2005. ISBN 87-91035-31-7.