The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the skills to select an appropriate processing method and specially simulate processing environment during part design and production phase.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able:
-to select an appropriate processing method for polymer products

Course contents

Injection Molding
Blow Molding
Rotational Molding

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer chemistry
Thermomechanical Properties

Please note 2nd year students are recommended to sign up to PT-2-006 (1) not PT-2-006 (0).

Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Materials announced in Itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 25 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 25 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Gebrehiwot Silas
  • Holm Maiju


Gebrehiwot Silas

Group size

No limit (8 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Period 4

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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