Course syllabus

Digitala fabriker
Digital Plants

MMKN01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-25

General Information

Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The aim of the course is to provide knowledge in modelling, simulation and analysis of industrial production systems and how the information is managed with respect to the digital representation with respect to the product realization process. Theory and methodology is given to support the project tasks and how software tools are used from an engineering perspective in order to design solutions to produce effective industrial production systems.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course is project oriented and focuses on three main problem areas: (1) Modelling of production systems, (2) simulation tools for digital plants, and (3) information flow in digital plants for products and resources.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Each student will present results from project work as a final report, and models and simulations in connections to defined project tasks. These are in general made in groups of two students or individual. The result from the final reportĀ is graded based on the different sub tasks made.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Giorgos Nikoleris,
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