Course syllabus

Internationell projektkurs i reglerteknik
Automatic Control, International Project Course

FRT100, 4,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2013-04-10

General Information

Elective for: E4, E4-ra, F4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to strengthen the student's knowledge and skills of control, to give experience of participation in a geographically distributed project team, and to give experience of working in an international project team with the cultural clashes that follow from this.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Contents: This course is given in cooperation with University of Kaiserslautern (TUKL), Germany. A project consists of 6-12 students from LTH and around the same number of students from TUKL. The project task is based on an real industrial problem from a German industry. During the fall the German students start up the project. In the beginning of VT LP1 the German students inform the Swedish students about the project and the two groups work remotely on the project. Communication is handled using email, wiki, phone and video conferences etc. During the course a physical meeting between the students will take place. The project reported in a report and through a presentation.

The course is normally taught in English.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Accepted project.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 12
Selection: The criteria that will be used to select is the number of control courses taken and the results on these courses.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 4.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Professor Karl-Erik Årzén,
Course coordinator: Docent Charlotta Johnsson,
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