Introduction to Product Design and Value Engineering
This online product design engineering course introduces design, development and functional analysis system techniques.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this product design course, you will learn about the four phases that are possible in the life-cycle of a product, as well as an introduction to the process of product design and development. The various processes that are followed in the development of new products and the methods for increasing the total profit of a product will also be covered in this course. Then, the course will teach you about the best alternatives in the reduction of costs, value analysis, as well as give you an understanding of the value engineering cycle.
This product design course will also teach you about the importance of creative people in product design, as well as the characteristics of creative people. Furthermore, this product design course will teach you about the various ways to identify problems in product design and the steps to define these problems. Lastly, this course will teach you about the steps to perform function analysis, as well as the use of the functional analysis system techniques (FAST) in product design and value engineering.
This product design course is helpful for learners who want to gain an understanding of how the process of product design and development works, as well as the steps taken in product design. The course is also helpful for learners who want to understand how value engineering is important in product design and how creativity is an important factor when considering product design and development. Begin this product design course now to understand the various techniques that are used in carrying out a functional analysis of a product.Start Course Now
Product Design and Value Engineering
Product Design and Value Engineering - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Product Design and Development
Product Design Steps and Product Analysis
Value Engineering (History, Concept, and Definitions)
Value Engineering vs Cost Cutting
Product Design and Value Engineering - Lesson Summary
VEJP and Functional Analysis
VEJP and Functional Analysis - Learning Outcomes
Project Identification and VEJP
Types of Product Functions
Functional Analysis System Technique
VEJP and Functional Analysis - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the concept of the product lifecycle and its components.
- Identify the steps involved in the design of a new product.
- Explain the characteristics of successful product development.
- Identify the various applications and advantages of value engineering.
- Explain the importance of creative thinkers in the process of value engineering.
- Identify the components of the value engineering job plan.
- Discuss the importance of understanding product function in value engineering.
- Identify the various steps required when performing functional analysis.
- Explain the processes involved in the functional analysis system technique (FAST).
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