Project Course Advanced - Engineering Materials, 12 credits

Projektkurs avancerad - Konstruktionsmaterial, 12 hp

TMPM09

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Mikael Segersäll

Director of studies or equivalent

Mikael Segersäll

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 0 h
Recommended self-study hours: 320 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Engineering materials) 9 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 -, - Swedish Linköping C
6MMEC Mechanical Engineering, Master's Programme (Engineering Materials) 3 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 -, - Swedish/English Linköping C

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, Master's Programme

Prerequisites

The project course assumes a deeper knowledge within the area of engineering materials but also basic knowledge within areas such as solid mechanics, mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, manufacturing engineering and machine design. Depending on which project to perform, a deeper knowledge in any of the above mentioned areas may be required. 

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims to consolidate knowledge within the area of engineering materials through the application on a current problem with industry or research connection. After having completed the course the student should be able to:

  • Identify, choose and apply relevant theoretical areas for a situation specific problem.
  • Plan and realize an industrial and/or research related project within the area.
  • Systematically integrate the knowledge acquired during their studies to run an engineering materials project.
  • Utilize method and subject specific knowledge within the area of engineering materials.
  • Create, analyze and evaluate technical solutions.
  • Assimilate the contents of relevant literature and relate their work to it.    

Course content

  • The course is primarily composed of an industry or research related project.
  • Investigation methodology, for example to formulate an approach to a problem and to analyze and draw conclusions.
  • Deep studies within the areas of engineering materials which are relevant for the specific project.
  • Report writing, oral presentation and opposition.  

Teaching and working methods

The students are divided in smaller groups to perform their project. The project is run by the students in collaboration with the project owner and the students are expected to take a large responsibility to finalize the project. Since the course runs over the whole semester, a mid-term report should be handed in and presented orally half-way through the project. The project finishes with a written report and oral presentation. With the aim to practice a critical and constructive inspection of investigations and academic reports within the area of engineering materials each group shall review a report written by another group.

In addition, collective seminars/laboratory works may be carried out within the course. 

Examination

PRA1Project Work12 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Mikael Segersäll

Examiner

Mikael Segersäll

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 0 h
Recommended self-study hours: 320 h
Code Name Scope Grading scale
PRA1 Project Work 12 credits U, 3, 4, 5
There is no course literature available for this course in studieinfo.

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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