Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. YTHA55 overlap following cours/es: YTH202, YTH202 och YTH202. Compulsory for: YL2. Course coordinator: Nils-Bo Nilsson,, YTH. Recommended prerequisits: YTHA10, YTHA25, YTHA30, YTHA35. Assessment: Each group will present an oral report of its project the subject matter of which is within the theme of the course. Each group will also submit a written checklist (initial report) and final report of its project. Parts: 2. Home page:

The aim of the course is to

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Contacts with the authorities

Legislation relating to construction, food and occupational health and safety

Ergonomics, noise and lighting

Interpreting drawings using symbols, scales etc. The construction process

Programmes (system and capacity, activity, premises, equipment and staff)


The degree of processing as a factor in the scale of the business operation

Putting into effect production designs that include equipment and fittings and ensuring that the proposals meet the requirements of the implementation programme

Comparison of different projects

Demand specifications of equipment and fittings

Different systems for dealing with production

Critical microbial organisms in production planning

Check programme, individually designed

Following the introductory session(s), production planning will be studied and practised as a group-work exercise in small groups.

In the course of the project at least one study visit will be organised.

Food Legislation
Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
Building Regulations from the National Board of Housing, Building and Planning
Waste Disposal Regulations for Local Authorities
Bellgran, M: Produktionsutveckling: Utveckling och drift av produktionssystem. Studentlitteratur AB 2005. ISBN: 9144033605
Bergenståhl - Perborg: Kompendium i Industriell anläggningsteknik, LTH, Lund 2005. Bohgard, Mats (2005) Arbete - Människa - Teknik. Sverige Prevent


Code: 0109. Name: Production Planning and the Role of Management.
Higher education credits: 3,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination.

Code: 0209. Name: Written Report.
Higher education credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Active participation in the project work and approved written and oral reports of the projects. Projects are performed in a project group but everyone in the project should be able to account for and be able to explain the content of the report. Attendance at guest lectures, study visits, and seminars that are arranged during the course is compulsory. If the student has an acceptable reason not to participate, exercises with similar content can be accepted instead.