Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 10. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Industrial Design; Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. MAMA05 overlaps following cours/es: MAM081, MAMA10, MAMA11 and TNS112. Compulsory for: KID2. Course coordinator: Arne Svensk, university instructor;, and Per Odenrick, professor, Assessment: A passing grade will be given to students who pass individual and group assignments, and written and oral presentations of group assignments/project. Home page:

The aim of the course is for the students to learn, early in their education, how to develop products, phenomena and environments adapted to the human physical and cognitive conditions.

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 contains individual and group assignments/project and lectures/seminars that cover the following areas:

Norman, D. A. 2002. The Design of Everyday Things. MIT Press 2002. ISBN:978-0-465-06710-7.
Hägg G., Ericson M., Odenrick P. Physical load in Work and technology on human terms, Bohgard M. et al., 2009, Prevent, Stockholm
Material that is handed out at the beginning of the course and at the lectures and seminars.