Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Industrial Design. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: KID1. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Christina Bjerkén,, Materials Engineering. Assessment: Written exam, oral presented assignments, written materials selection assignment. Home page:

The objective of the course is to demonstrate the relationship between material, properties and manufacturing, and how this influences design and use of products of different materials.

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 defines the relevant properties of construction materials, e.g. stiffness, plasticity, formability, optical properties, thermal properties, and how these properties depend on structure. Different types of materials and manufacturing processes are used as base for the discussion.

Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology, 5 Ed. Serope Kalpakjian, Steven Schmid. ISBN:0131489658 Publisher:Prentice Hall