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Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions

In this free online course, learn about the methods involved in Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions.

Engineering
Free Course
In this free online course, learn about the tools and methods used in Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions. Learn the different characteristics of a Need-metric, Product Functions, and Quality Function Deployment, which transforms customer needs into engineering characteristics of a product or service. Boost your Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions 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 Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions Engineering. You will explore the five characteristics of a Need-metric, as well as the process of identifying Target Values for Metrics and how to establish Product Functions. 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 process of establishing Target Product Specifications. Then the concept of Functional Common Basis will be discussed, which is a set of well-defined function verbs and flow nouns that can represent products across product domains. You will explore the concept of Functional Decomposition, a systematic process of transforming the customer's needs to a clear specification of the functional requirements of the product.

You will learn about the House of Quality Tool. You will gain insight into establishing Product Functions and the FAST Method. You will discover the importance of understanding Customer Needs when designing product functions. Finally, you will study Sub-functions, Product Constraints, and the Black Box Model. This course will be of interest to Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions Engineering students, or those professionals looking to enhance their career prospects in the Conceptual Design Specifications and Product Functions 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:


  • Describe the process of Establishing Product Functions using Customer Requirements
  • Explain the Quality Function Deployment Concept
  • Discuss the characteristics that a Metric for a Need should have
  • Describe the process of Establishing Target Specifications
  • Explain the House of Quality Correlations
  • Describe the FAST Method of Functional Decomposition
  • Explain the different inputs in the Black Box Model

Certification

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