Course syllabus

Modellbaserad projektering
Model Based Design

VBEF45, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2021-04-15

General Information

Elective for: IBYA3, IBYI3, IBYV3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The purpose of the course is to provide knowledge of and skills in digital management of a project with a focus on BIM techniques and house construction. The course demonstrate how to create a BIM (Building Information Model) model of a house as an information carrier during the entire construction process with the help of a modern object-oriented 3D modeling program. Through the ongoing paradigm shift in the construction industry from a document to a database-based information system, how to handle and develop graphic, written and other information to make construction more efficient is thaught. This includes changes in working methods, new and changing work roles, new areas of responsibility, a new, more efficient construction process. The theory should provide insights into how the architect's object models are organized to support building information modeling (BIM).

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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: The course participants are assessed on the basis of individually reported exercises and approved theory quiz with grade scale F, P. Final grade (TH) with subsections graded with both TH grade and UG grade. Mandatory attendance at lectures.

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.


Admission requirements:

Assumed prior knowledge: VBEA30
The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Completed university credits within the programme. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 10.
The course overlaps following course/s: AFO680, MMT656

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Margherita Lisco,
Course administrator: Kolbrun Arnadottir,
Course homepage:
Further information: Assignments, other instructions and information will be on Canvas.