Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. MTTN01 overlaps following cours/es: MTT105 and MTTF01. Optional for: V4bf. Course coordinator: Assistant lecturer Fredrik Friblick,, Engineering Logistics. Assessment: To qualify for a final grade, the student must have satisfactorily completed and presented the compulsory project and passed the written examination. The final grade is a combination of the weighted grades obtained on the project (0,5) and on the written examination (0,5). Parts: 2. Home page:

The course presents a process-oriented view, and stimulates the creation of effective and efficient material flows in the construction industry. The course also furnishes basic and advanced knowledge regarding handling, transport and system design. Furthermore the course provides skills in identifying problems, analysing material flows and designing logistic systems. The course offers an introduction to logistics terminology and theory.

A project, which is part of the course, is meant to provide skills in identifying and solving problems, and to provide experience in carrying out and presenting a project. It should, furthermore, stimulate the students to exercise independent and critical thinking.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

This means that the student has acquired:

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The basics of logistics and its role in the construction industry are addressed in seminars. Different methods and theories regarding materials control and materials supply are dealt with in exercises. The students will carry out an extensive project assignment at a building site, where a logistics problem or a possibility will be identified, and the students should formulate the problem and develop suggestions for solutions through studies and research. The project assignment will be presented at a seminar in the form of a technical report. Study visits to relevant companies in the building industry's supply chains will take place, where company representatives will describe their role and their activities. The course concludes in a written examination that will test and develop the student's understanding and knowledge.

Jonsson Patrik, Mattson Stig-Arne: Logistik – läran om effektiva materialflöden. Studentlitteratur 2005. ISBN: 91-44-04182-9.


Code: 0107. Name: Logistics in the Building Process.
Higher education credits: 3,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed written examination. Contents: Covers literature and lectures.

Code: 0207. Name: Project Work.
Higher education credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Satisfactorily completed project work. Contents: The students (in groups) should solve a practical problem and write a report.