TEK1000 - Introduction to 3D modelling and technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Approved report
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

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

Course content

  • 3D modeling as a tool within product design and development
  • 3D solid modeling including assembly of components
  • 2D-drawings including geometrical dimensions, specifications and tolerances
  • Simulations of movements of simple assembled mechanisms
  • 2D pictures/rendrings from your own 3D model
  • From 2D digital sketch as basis for 3D model
  • From physical model, 3D scanning, transfering and basis for 3D model
  • Form and position tolerances including standards
  • 3D printing of your own digital model
  • Teamwork and team processes
  • Project work and project management
  • Report writing
  • Oral and visual presentation from an idea and product concept

Learning outcome


The candidate :

  • has basic knowledge of projects as a form of work, both about organization, implementation and reporting.
  • has basic knowledge about 3D-modelling and additive manufacturing (3D-printing)
  • can use digital tools for 3D-modelling and additive manufacturing (3D-printing)
  • has basic programming skills
  • has basic knowledge on design methodology and ideation

General competence

The candidate:

  • can share his / her knowledge and experience with others, both in writing and orally
  • can organize, plan and carry out his / her work tasks and cooperate with fellow students in a team
  • can produce a visual presentation of ideas and concepts
  • can reflect upon learning outcome
  • can apply theoretical knowledge within an applied project

Learning methods and activities

  • Student-oriented learning methods.
  • Project-oriented teaching. -
  • Resource lectures -
  • Student presentations -
  • Laboratory work -
  • Report writing -

Group work Mandatory activities:

3 individual submissions

Oral presentation of project

There will be compulsory days where the students must be present at campus.

Detailed information about this at the start of the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Further on evaluation

Compulsory assignments must be passed before the candidate can take the final exam. Final grade (passed/not passed) is given based on: -1 project report based on group work. If the project report/group work is not passed (failed), an improved project report can be submitted within 1. September the following year.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Product Design and Technology (BTEKD)
Product Design and Technology (ÅRTEK)

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Approved report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Approved report 100/100 A INSPERA
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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