Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: V1. Course coordinator: Andreas Persson,, Road Construction. Assessment: Oral and written presentation of the exercises.

The course provides knowledge and tools for calculation and presentation of results that can be used to render teaching/learning more effective in other courses and facilitate practice as an engineer.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Identify and interpret different parts of the drawings normally used in construction and infrastructure projects.

Understand the building up of library databases and carry out effective information-seeking.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Use the Office packet to create templates for simple reports, calculations and presentations.

Put forward a plan for a technical report and the objectives of its parts (background, aim, method, results, analyses, conclusions and discussion).

Make an oral presentation with technical aids.

Make simple drawings using CAD.

1) Computer use


Information seeking

2) Communication and presentation technique

Written presentation

Oral presentation

3) Information and drawing technique

decipher drawings

Drawing technique - CAD Geographic Information System - GIS

Strömquist, S. Skrivboken. Gleerups 2000. ISBN 91-40-63411-6
Svenska Språknämnden, Svenska skrivregler. Liber 2000. ISBN 47-04974-X