Study Guide@lith

Linköping Institute of Technology

Valid for year : 2017
TMPM06 Project Course Advanced - Mechatronics, 12 ECTS credits.
/Projektkurs avancerad - Mekatronik /

For:   M   MEC  


The course is not open for exchange students


Prel. scheduled hours: 330
Rec. self-study hours: -10

  Area of Education: Technology

Main field of studies: Mechanical Engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): A

This course is aimed at applying skills from previous courses in machine design with special focus on fluid power systems and mechatronics in a product development project. After the course the student should
  • Be able to use and follow a project model Kunna använda och följa en projektmodell.
  • Be able to apply and systematically integrate the knowledge acquired during the studies and if necessary produce new knowledge to run a mechanical engineering projects.
  • Be able to create, analyze and evaluate technical solutions.
  • Be able to professionally express themselves in writing and orally.
  • Be able to actively contribute to a well-functioning project.
  • Have experience of working in a group with product development

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
The project requires knowledge from the first three years in a Mechanical Engineering program.

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

The course is carried as a project with regular meetings with the supervisor. Students are expected to assume major responsibility for the project work is completed.
The course runs over the entire autumn semester.

Course contents:
The course consists of a current project of an appropriate scale that is taken from the industry or the academy. The project is conducted then by the students in collaboration with the client and includes different phases of product development, from problem definition, requirements specification, modeling and also end of construction. The project concludes with a written report and oral presentations at the University.

Course literature:
Relevant articles

Project work

Course language is Swedish/English.
Department offering the course: IEI.
Director of Studies: Mikael Axin
Examiner: Liselott Ericson

Course Syllabus in Swedish

Linköping Institute of Technology


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Last updated: 11/09/2016