Basic Technology I 7.5 pre-education credits

Teknologi I för basår
Pre-university level, MX001T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Niklas Lehto 12 Aug 2020

Grade scale
U G#
Mechanical Engineering
Subject (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 and Mathematics 2a/2b/2. Or: Mathematics C

More information about English language requirements


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.

Cannot be included in the degree together with M0023T Basic Technology I.

Nazanin Emami

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2020 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Sture Lönnelid, Rune Norberg: Grudläggande hållfasthetslära, ISBN 91-7582-168-0 (Stiftelsen Kompendieutgivning)

Sture Lönnelid, Rune Norberg: Formelsamling, ISBN 91-7582-098-6 (Stiftelsen Kompendieutgivning)


Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Assignment reports and testsU G#6.00MandatoryA19
0002Laboratory workU G#1.50MandatoryA19

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.