Course syllabus

Introduktion till maskinteknik
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

MMTA02, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2015-04-13

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: M1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


To provide the student with fundamental technical frames and an understanding of the technology platform of mechanical engineering. To arouse the student’s curiosity for the different fields of subjects within mechanical engineering by combining experimental studies with theoretical questions connected to an existing product.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


In the course the students work in groups during experimental exercises with tasks connected to a commercial product. The experimental exercises are based on the technology platform of mechanical engineering e.g. product design, production technology, material science and machine element. Each experimental exercise is preceded by lectures given by experts from the current field of subject and possibly educational visits in the workshop of the department. The basis of the course is that the practical applied function/process should be put in focus of the activities.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Written examination, compulsory laboratory sessions and exercises and compulsory written assignment.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MMTA01

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetsadjunkt Hans Walter,
Course homepage: