Course syllabus

Projekt - formula student
Project - Formula Student

MVKN05, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

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

General Information

Elective for: E4, M4, Pi4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course is a design-build course with the intent to build a complete car in the form of a small formula racer. The student will participate in a project team where each participant contributes with a certain technical part. The technical objectives of the course are to use previously acquired knowledge to design a technical sub-system, manufacture this and to test it before and during the Formula Student competition.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

be able to


A practical/experimental or theoretical/numerical/analytical study within a subject in the Formula Student project, that the student likes to achieve a deeper knowledge of. The course might be a pre-study for a Master of Science thesis or a deeper study related to a regular course or a Master thesis.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written report and oral presentation. If the student wants and can participate there is a final presentation of the total project at an international competition against other universities in Europe.


Required prior knowledge: 150 credits within the programme.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Prof Bengt Johansson,
Course coordinator: Univ adj Krister Olsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is operated as a project with consultations and advices from the supervisor.