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Basic Technology I 7.5 credits

Teknologi I för basår
First cycle, M0023T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Autumn 2019 Sp 2
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Mechanical Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language + Mathematics 2a/2b/2. Or: Mathematics C

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
The student shall be able to perform simple calculations and tests regarding normal and shear stresses, torsion in shafts, bending of beams, deformations, instability and general states of stress and strain.
Divided into 3 categories below, for you as a student after completing the course:
1.    Knowledge and Understanding
2.    Skills and Abilities
3.    Judgement and Assessment Ability

Problem solving. Applied mechanics.
Strength of Materials.
Classification of materials. Torsion in shafts. Bending of beams, normal and shear stresses, deformations. Instability. General states of stress and strain.
Elements of design, standards.
Drawing and sketching, technical reports.

Teaching is given in the form of lectures and compulsory laboratory work.

Continuous assessment. Each student must complete and have approved all home assignments, tests and laboratory work in order to receive a pass grade. Grades are awarded once the course is completed. Three re-turn for each home assignment is allowed. All home assignments will be handled electronically and via Fronter website.

Credits for this course do not count towards study programmes.

Transition terms

Nazanin Emami

Transition terms
The course M0023T is equal to MTM511

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2012 Sp 1
Sture Lönnelid, Rune Norberg: Grudläggande hållfasthetslära, ISBN 978-91-7582-168-9 (Stiftelsen Kompendieutgivning, Sundbyberg,
Sture Lönnelid, Rune Norberg: Formelsamling, ISBN 978-91-7582-168-9 (Stiftelsen Kompendieutgivning, Sundbyberg,

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0011Assignment reports and testsU G#6.00MandatoryA19
0012Laboratory workU G#1.50MandatoryA19

Syllabus established
The syllabus was established by the Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 2007-02-28, and remains valid from autumn 2007.

Last revised
by Niklas Lehto 15 Feb 2019