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An Introduction to Product Design Engineering

In this free online course, learn about the models and stages involved in Product Design Engineering.

Engineering
Free Course
In this free online course, learn about the models and stages used in Product Design. Learn the different types of product design, birth and growth of a product, and task clarification which sets the foundation for solving different design tasks, where the foundation is continually visited to find weak points. Boost your Product Design Engineering knowledge and skills by studying this comprehensive course.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this free online course, you are introduced to the world of Product Design Engineering. You will explore the three Product Design Elements, as well as the differences between the Synthetic and the Analytical Method of Product Design and how to carry out a Technical Questioning Exercise. Demonstrations, problems, examples and assessment questions in this instructor-led video-based course, are designed to provide you with a comprehensive foundation, which will enable you to take serious steps into this career.

The course begins by introducing you to the stages in the Product Development Process. Then, the concept of developing a Mission Statement will be discussed, which conveys an exciting vision of the new product to be developed and the project goals. You will explore the concept of Reverse Engineering which is a process of starting the design process with an existing product in the marketplace and redesigning it to correct a perceived defect or envisioned evolution.

You will learn about the Birth and Growth of a product. You will gain insight into Reverse Engineering and Technical Questioning. You will discover the importance of using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to measure how people behave and contribute to a work environment. Finally, you will study the Stage-Gate and Spiral Design Methods, Mission Statement examples, and Product Analysis. This course will be of interest to Product Design Engineering students, or those professionals looking to enhance their career prospects in the Product Design Engineering Industry. Why wait? Start this course today.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:


  • Discuss the Types of Product Design and the Product Development Stages
  • Describe the Reverse Engineering and Redesign Product Development Processes
  • Explain the factors that are involved in Creative Design
  • Differentiate between the Analytical and Synthetic Methods of Product Design
  • Discuss the differences between Original and Variant Design
  • Describe the Stages in the Spiral Model of Product Development
  • Discuss the three Product Development Stages
  • Explain the process of coming up with executable Product Development Plans

Certification

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