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A0013A Product and production design

Published: 10 November 2014

The course focuses on the interaction between product and production design, how material choices, design and production methods affect each other. The course teaches a way of working in which market research, product development and development of the manufacturing process takes place in parallel. Where it is possible to use material choices and production choices as part of the innovation process.

Course objectives
The aim of the course is to give the student the opportunity to:

  • acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the interaction between product and production design
  • Under realistic forms, gain insight into how design and material choices affect production.
  • apply theory, knowledge and methods from previous courses.

Content
The course focuses on the interaction between product and production design, how material choices and designs affect production methods. The course teaches a way of working in which market research, product development and development of the manufacturing process takes place in parallel. The course is a project course where the student, based on a mission description, is to develop / improve a product based on a user perspective in terms of design, ergonomics and manufacturing.

More information
Contact person: Examiner Peter Törlind
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