Course
code IM541E
credit_hours 3
title Product Design and Development
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prequisites 126 Credit Hours
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes This course examines the product design and development process. Topics include: organization and management issues associated with the product development process; the identification of customer needs and the translation of these needs into product performance specifications; methodologies for the generation and selection of concepts; developing the product architecture with emphasis on creating interfaces, prototyping and design for manufacturing.
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objectives It is expected that each student learns: Development of skill with tools and methods for product design. Understanding of multiple functional roles (e.g., marketing, industrial design, engineering) in creating a new product. Development of confidence in own abilities to create a new product. Awareness of the role of multiple functions in creating a new product (e.g. marketing, finance, industrial design, engineering, production). Ability to coordinate multiple, interdisciplinary tasks in order to achieve a common objective.
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ref. books Karl Ulrich and Steven Eppinger, “Product Design and Development”, McGraw-Hill.
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Course Content
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1 Introduction to the Process of Product Design and Development. Development Processes and Organizations. Product Planning. QFD Technique (House of Quality). Identifying Customer Needs ? Planning Matrix. Product Specifications (Substitute Quality Characteristics). Correlation between Customer Needs and Technical Requirements. Concept Generation/Selection/Testing. Product Architecture. Industrial Design. Design for Manufacturing. Prototyping. Robust Design. Patents and Intellectual Property. Product Development Economics. Final Exam.
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