Course syllabus


FKM050, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2013-04-17

General Information

Main field: Industrial Design.
Compulsory for: KID1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The objective of the course is to demonstrate the relationship between material, properties and manufacturing, and how this influences design and use of products of different materials.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course defines the relevant properties of construction materials, e.g. stiffness, plasticity, formability, optical properties, thermal properties, and how these properties depend on structure. Different types of materials and manufacturing processes are used as base for the discussion.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Written exam, oral presented assignments, written materials selection assignment.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ.lektor Srinivasan Iyengar,
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