S002561 Professional Lectures
This unit investigates project and design research management strategies. Topics include research methods and their application, design (research) criteria, client's intentions, market identification and user needs, manufacturing and environmental issues, process and methods of products industrial design. Students will have comprehensive understanding of the current research status and research hot spots.
School of Mechanical Engineering
The objectives of the unit are to:
Familiarise the students with the process of product industrial design;
Understanding current research status and research hot spots;
Be able to identify key issues which influence the outcome of design projects;
Be capable of planning design research;
Be able to effectively communicate design research criteria which meets management objectives ;
Be aware of planning and scheduling methods for the implementation of design projects;
Understand the role and consequences of design contracts;
Product Business plan (>5000 words) 60% (group)
Individual contribution 10%
Class paper (>1500 words) 30% (individual)
Course Video (12)
10 hours of lectures/tutorials and 50 hours of independent study (divided five times).
Introduction of Power Tools And Business Overview;
Development Process And Organization;
Customer Need And Product design Specification;
Concept Generation and Selection;
Industrial Design And Ergonomics.