Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. MMKA10 overlaps following cours/es: MMK080. Optional for: M4. Course coordinator: University lecturer Per Kristav,, Machine Design. Recommended prerequisits: MMK010 Manual and Computer Aided Drafting in Mechanical Engineering or similar course. Assessment: Examination is based on attendance. In order to pass, the project work and the exercises must be executed and approved. Further information: External industrial designer participates and teaches how to use markers. Home page:

The aim is that the student shall be introduced to illustrate and model ideas and design concepts, this by using the free hand sketching tools of the industrial designer and 3D-modelling in plastics. The aim is hence that the student shall learn how to present a new product, sketching mehods and sketch tools as Ad markers, aquarelle pancils and dry pastels.

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

Basic illustrative techniques in supporting the industrial design process, as well as plastic modulation, forms the body of the course. Product semiotics.

Inspirational literature (available in the course):
Montague John. Basic perspective drawing, a visual approach. Wiley. 1998
Norling Ernest R. Perspective made easy. Dover. 1999 (Isbn: 0-486-40473-0)
Olofsson Erik, Klara Sjölén. Design Sketching. Keeos Design Books AB. 2005
Pipes Allan. Drawing for 3-dimensionel design, concepts, illustrations, presentation. T&H. 1990
Powell Dick. Persentation techniques, a guide to drawing and presenting design ideas. Little Brown. 1985
Shimizu Yoshiharu. Models & Prototypes, Clay, Plaster, Styrofoam, Paper. Graphic-Sha. 1991