MAST2004 - Project Assignment


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved report 100/100 1 semesters A

Course content

The subject of the project has to be relevant to the studies "Operating and maintenance".

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the candidate must have the following total learning outcomes: Knowledge: The candidate will learn to immerse himself in a specific topic in the field of operational and maintenance technology. The specialization includes to gain knowledge through contact with business / management, literature studies and other sources, so as to combine this with own knowledge. Skills: The candidate shall be able to complete a project work with the preparation of a project plan, systematic processing of academic information and writing a project report according to the program's project manual. General competence: The candidate must have sufficient basis for the completion of the bachelor thesis within the subject area

Learning methods and activities

Team based project work with guidance by NTNU, min 2, max 3 students pr team. The project team itself is to propose the subject together with a detailed description in a preliminary project. The report of the pre-project has to be accepted by supervisor in order to continue work with the project assignment. The accepted pre-project is to be considered as assignment's objectives and scope for further evaluation of the final report. It is expected that students are pro-active and use their basic knowledge to acquire new insights and build their professional competence. Students have to take initiative them selves to establish collaboration with industrial partner. Otherwise the course responsible may suggest an internal project at NTNU. Industrial partner shall be approved by course responsible/supervisor at NTNU. Students are advised to organize project groups, provide a project assignment subject and cooperation agreement with a company during the autumn semester before MAST2004 is to commence

Compulsory assignments

  • Pre-project report
  • Monthly status report

Further on evaluation

The project group will provide pre-project report and monthly status report to the supervisor for assessment. These must be approved to qualify for the exam.
The project team shall submit a project report for grading.
Subject responsible teacher submits approved report form at the start of the semester.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

Required previous knowledge

Restricted access to this course. Access to this subject require access to Bachelor studies,mechanical engineering, NTNU,

Course materials

*Viko -
* Course material used in TMAS2001
*Book - Den gode oppgaven - håndbok i oppgaveskriving på universitet og høyskole av Rienecker / Jørgensen.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Operations and Maintenance Management
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Report

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Approved report 100/100 A

Release 2021-04-27

Submission 2021-04-30

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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