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Høst 2018

STE6247 Applied Geometry and Special Effects - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

The course may be taken as a single subject.

Course contents

This course is a project-based subject. There will be lectures spred out over the entire teacher-led two-week period. Most of the time shall still be used for the project. (Total workload for the course is estimated at 135 hours).

Project work

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits mathematic/statistics topics

Application Code: 9371

Recommended prerequisite knowledge:

Objective of the course

On completion of the course, the successful student is expected to have the following:



General Competence:

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

The course is project based with three concentrated weeks of work. Lessons will be given spread out during the two weeks directed by the teacher. Most of the time will still be used to work on the mandatory project.


Course work requirement:
The student must submit a report, as well as source code and an executable computer program no later than 3 days before the examination.
Exact date and time will be provided, as well as how delivery will take place (usually with git).

Examination and assessment:
Form of assessment: Oral
Grouping: Individual
Grading scale is from A (highest) to F (lowest), with E as the minimum pass grade.
Re-sit exam for this course will be possible in early March in conjunction with other oral exams.

Date for examination

Oral 18.12.2018

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Recommended reading/syllabus

Given by the lecturer when the course starts

Additional literature

Basic properties of Expo-Rational B-splines and practical use in Computer Aided Geometric Design,  Lakså

Computational geometry, deBerg, vanCreveld, Overmars, Schwarzkopf.

More articles and books to be given when the course starts.

Lectures Autumn 2018
Forelesning prof. Arne Lakså