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Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design
All modern economies need industries that are innovative in product design and efficient in the manufacture of these products. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about product design and manufacturing processes.
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This course will teach you conceptual design. You will gain a good knowledge of how to conduct product design specifications and learn of four types of manufacturing processes.
|Module 1: Design and Designing|
|Module 2: Models of the Design Process|
|Module 3: Conceptual Design|
|Module 4: Case Study in Design and Innovation|
|Module 5: Product Design Specification|
|Module 6: Product Design|
|Product Design Assessment|
|Module 7: Introduction to Manfacturing Processes|
|Module 8: Manufacturing Processes|
|Module 9: Manufacturing Process - Casting|
|Module 10: Manufacturing Process - Forming|
|Module 11: Manufacturing Process - Cutting|
|Module 12: Manufacturing Process - Joining|
|Module 13: Surface Engineering|
|Module 14: Optical Materials Engineering|
|End of Course Assessment|
|Course Rating (By Learners)|
|Course Title||Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design|
|Course Description|| All modern economies need industries that are innovative in product design and efficient in the manufacture of these products. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about product design and manufacturing processes. This free online course will give learners a detailed understanding of manufacturing and product design by covering topics such as what design is, how to use models in product design, bringing ideas from concept to prototype to production, using the product design specification, manufacturing processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining, surface engineering and optical materials engineering. There are also a number of case studies to review. This course is ideal for employees or professionals who want to learn more about product design and manufacturing processes, and for learners who would like a career in the areas of manufacturing or product design.
|License||This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:|
|Release Date||11 February 2013|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||10-15 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Post-Secondary|
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