Digital Manufacturing Technology


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in the modules Linear Algebra, Reality and Models and Innovation Technology: Product development & Product service design or the like.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To provide the student with an understanding of modelling of processes and information flows. The course will introduce the students to basic techniques of digital manufacturing including logic, syntax, programming languages, and relational databases based on cases from manufacturing, service sector and the game industry.

Learning objectives


  • Must have basic knowledge about relational database theory
  • Must have knowledge about programming logic, syntax and languages
  • Must have knowledge about virtualization technologies used for manufacturing processes 


  • Must be able to perform logic and syntax analysis and descriptions.
  • Must be able to use design and modelling tools for process description
  • Must be able to discuss and evaluate digital prototypes
  • Must be able to program basic robot control in simulation
  • Must be able to implement simple robot control within an automation process
  • Must be able to model manufacturing and automation processes using virtualization technologies.


  • Must have the competencies to apply modelling techniques to cases of service and manufacturing processes and to develop simple robot applications.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examDigital Manufacturing Technology
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDigitalisering af produktionsprocesser
Module codeM-MOE-B3-O5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science