Design for Manufacturing


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have gained an in-depth understanding of:
    • Concepts, theories and methods regarding models for disposition of specific product design features according to needs and wants from other organizational functional areas
    • Technologies and systems that can support the development of such dispositions.
  • Have gained knowledge about the relationships between the knowledge elements in regards product design features and their impact on other organizational areas. Among these are financial aspects.


  • Be able to use of the theories and methods in design of specific DFM systems
  • Be able to use relevant technologies and systems in solving specific product design problems in practice
  • Be able to evaluate theoretic and practical needs for DFM and to select and substantiate economical attractive solutions
  • Be able to communicate such problems and solution models to other participants in development projects.


  • Be able to apply knowledge and skills in relation to complex development projects
  • Be able to contribute constructively and professionally in multidisciplinary projects
  • Be able to identify personal needs for additional learning and an appropriate approach

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum ยง17.

Extent and expected workload

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



Name of examDesign for Manufacturing
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 titleUdvikling med produktionshensyn
Module codeM-MT-K1-4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science