Course syllabus

Marknadsstyrda system
Market-driven Systems

FRTN20, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED F/Pi
Date of Decision: 2018-03-23

General Information

Elective for: F4, I4, M4, Pi4-fm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The course provides the students with understanding and knowledge regarding the components as well as the overall view of the concept "Smart industry (smart manufacturing, industrie 4.0, connceted industry, etc)". The course focuses on automation systems for production and manufacturing (control system architecture, communication, and information handling) and gives, through guest lectures and projects, an understanding of trends, international standards and current issues and challenges for Swedish industry.

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


Terminology related to Smart industry. Functional enterprise models. Physical enterprise models. Operation management. RAMI 4.0 and NIST model. Key performance indicators for manufacturing operations. Software systems for automation. International industry standards (e.g. IEC 62264, IEC 61512, and ISO 22400). Referencematerial related to Industrie 4.0.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written exam and two projects.

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.

Code: 0118. Name: Group Project.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report and oral presentation.
Code: 0218. Name: Market-driven Systems.
Credits: 5,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Passed exam.
Code: 0318. Name: Individual Project.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Oral presentation.


Required prior knowledge: Automatic Control, Basic Course (FRTF05).
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 12.

Reading list

Contact and other information

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