Digital Manufacturing and Service


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, data mining, and relational databases based on cases from manufacturing, service sector and the game industry.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about relational database theory
  • Must have knowledge about programming logic, syntax and languages
  • Must have understand the relation between virtual and physical products/services
  • Must understand the possibilities in crowd sourcing and open source


  • Must be able to explain relational database theory
  • Must be able to use common database programming languages
  • 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 explain theories of technological convergence across sectors
  • Must be able to use techniques for user involvement and to evaluate digital prototypes
  • Must be able to use a programming language to solve related problems


  • Must have the competencies to apply modelling techniques to cases of service and manufacturing processes and to develop simple database 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 and Service
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 produktions- og serviceprocesser
Module codeM-MOE-B3-O6
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