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Computer Tools in Engineering 7.5 credits

Ingenjörens datorverktyg
First cycle, P0011B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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
G U 3 4 5
Construction Engineering and Management
Subject group (SCB)
Building Technology

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/2c. Or: Mathematics B

More information about English language requirements


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

Course Aim

After completing the course, the student shall:
- be able to use at least one advanced CAD software to create construction models and documents of good quality
- be able to create reports using word processing software
- be able to create presentations using a slide show presentation program
- be able to conduct calculations using spread sheet software
- be introduced to problem solving using programming


In this course the following software are used: CAD software (AutoCad Architecture and ArchiCAD or similar), spread sheet software (Excel or similar), word processing software (Word or similar) slide show presentation program (Powerpoint or similar) and programming language (Python or similar).


The student will individually solve and hand in assignments. Teaching is conducted mainly through guided computer labs but also through a number of lectures.


Individual assignments. The course is using a score system, 0-100. All assignments need to be handed in and for each assignment at least half of its score need to be reached to be able to get grade 3, 4 or 5 as final grade in the course. All assignments need to be handed in. A student who have collected 50 scores will get grade 3, 70 (4) and 90 (5).


Cannot be part of the same degree together with K0001B, ABK030, ABS126 or S0002B.

Weizhuo Lu

Transition terms
The course P0011B is equal to K0001B

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2017 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
All assignments and instructions will be accessible on the course homepage, which is reached by registered students.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001AssignmentsG U 3 4 57.50MandatoryA17

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.

Syllabus established
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 08 Feb 2017

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 14 Feb 2020