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Keynote by Professor Michael Kokkolaras

Keynote by Professor Michael Kokkolaras: The supporting role of numerical optimization for decision-making in simulation-based engineering design When: 10:00 Monday 22nd October 2018 Where: J1610 Description: Computational modeling has enabled accelerated the assessment of engineering design alternatives. At the same time, the increasing complexity of such models and the required multidisciplinary analyses has maintained, if […]

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Global Roll-out of Volvo CE Advance at Stanford University

Supporting the construction workers of both current and future construction sites has been the topic of the global product development challenge posed to seven final-year MSc students from BTH and Stanford University. In their capstone project ME310, which runs from November to June, they move through phases of needfinding, ideation, prototytping and more to arrive at a final detail designed product to display at the final exhibition, EXPE, at Stanford University.

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Augment skills and knowledge of engineering students through design-build-test projects

The engineer of the 21st century is expected to possess a broad range of skills and abilities. Besides more traditional technical knowledge and engineering skills, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, creativity, and design makes its way into the curriculum of our engineering education. Our underlying pedagogical approach to teaching design is based on constructivism. Which basically […]

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Autonomy on-demand! Autonomous testing of human-driven compaction roller

Can we transform a compaction roller to become temporary autonomous for executing a specific task? And can we do it in a cheap and flexible way? That´s the challenge that Jojje Sundblad and Sebastian Tuma Fischer, master thesis students in Mechanical Engineering at BTH, have faced in collaboration with our research partner Dynapac. Endurance tests […]

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Design Thinking course 2018 completed

This year’s iteration of the Design Thinking course (MT2547) has completed with a Design Expo at BTH where the students presented and demonstrated their results to other student peers, teaching staff, and general public as well as media.  Design Thinking depicts an approach to product (and service) development that puts emphasis on designing with empathy […]

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Casecam

We protect your belongings We protect your belongings Programme: 2014 Master in Mechanical Engineering – Innovative and sustainable product development Course: MT2547 Corporate partner: Lockheed Martin Challenge: To create a groundbreaking innovation within Aerospace and security by using blockchain, human augmentation and/or autonomy machine learning. Solution: The solution was a security device that was placed in […]

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Design Expo 2018: Projektkurs 2 (MT1459)

  Projektkurs 2 (MT1459) med studenter från Maskintekniks tredje år genomförde den 24/5 2018 sina slutpresentationer och en utställning för allmänheten och media. Studenterna berättade om och visade sina prototyper för hälsoövervakning på distans, säker och effektiv torrsättning av båtar (med Hasslö Varv), en soldriven gräsklippare, en fjärrstyrd räddningsrobot, ett plåtsepareringsverktyg (med BRODD Automation) en innovativ kryddburk, en […]

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Samverkande robotar utvecklade av samarbetande ingenjörsteam

Studenterna i årskurs två har under vårterminen jobbat med en mekatronisk utmaning där uppgiften var att konstruera, bygga och programmera en autonom robot. Årets utmaning i projektkursen MT1458 fokuserade på samarbete, roboten skulle lösa en given uppgift så bra som möjligt genom att samarbeta med en robot konstruerad av en annan grupp studenter. En viktig […]

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