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Advanced Modelling 7.5 credits

Avancerad modellering
Second cycle, D7010A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2022 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Industrial Design
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology

Entry requirements

Completed courses of at least 120 credits, of which at least 30 credits in the subject area Industrial design, with at least the grade Pass.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After the course the student will:

  • Know how to create models fitted to external requirements regarding geometry, tolerances and finish
  • Know what parameters that are important to ensure quality in a model.

  • Have the ability to evaluate quality in surface models.
  • Have the ability to optimize models according to in- and target-data.
  • Have the ability to work out strategies for construction of models regarding application.
  • Have the ability to analyze a shape and find the best modeling strategy.

  • Show ability for progression in learning and ability to independently develop ones competencies. 

The topics that the course addresses are:
  • Surface- and curve theory
  • Modelling strategies
  • Tools for surface generation
  • Tools and methods for curvature control
  • Problem solving
  • Symmetric modelling
  • In-data management
  • Physical input
  • Deviation control
  • Surface generation from point data
  • Surface/Solid modeling
  • Out-data and export to other systems

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
The course consist of theory lectures and walk troughs of techniques and tools. A number of hand-in assignments shall be performed along with a project assignment that is the final assignment together with a written reflection.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
The course is given with differentiated grades. Knowledge and skills are examined in hand-in assignments and project assignment, approach is examined in written reflection.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETKS educational administration, not later than two days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Åsa Wikberg-Nilsson

Literature. Valid from Spring 2018 Sp 3
Tutorials and instructions are available through the learning platform as information pages and recorded material.

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0002Assignment reportG U 3 4 53.00MandatoryA15
0003Project workG U 3 4 53.00MandatoryA15
0004ReflectionU G#1.50MandatoryA15

Syllabus established
by 22 Feb 2010

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts 11 Feb 2022