Course syllabus

Projekt - formula student
Project - Formula Student

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

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2017-04-05

General Information

Elective for: BME4, E4, F4, I4, 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 - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
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.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


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.