COURSE SYLLABUS

Advanced Product Design 15 Credits

Avancerad produktdesign
Second cycle, D7006A
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 2 - Present
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Syllabus established
Teh syllabus has been established by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-12-05

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Aug 2017

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject
Industrial Design
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology

Entry requirements

. Systematic Design (A0008A), Product design (D0017A), Integrated Engineering Design and Production (M7013T) and computer Aided Industrial Design (D0005A).


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim
After the course, the student will have enhanced knowledge in the field of product development. The student will develop competence for formulating, planning and  carry through a development project in collaboration with an external manufacturing company, in theory and practice with relevant information and useful methods recieve deepened skills for product development. The student will also learn how to manage a product development project in cooperation with companies from the industry.

Contents
Project planning: Selecting assignment, setting up the project. Gathering information: Different ways to get the right information. Needfinding: Identifying needs, analyzing market trends. Define the problem: Formulate the problem, defining problem level Problem investigation: Area analysis, function listing, function analysis, weighing of criteria. Primary design: Concept development, selection of concept. Design: Final design, component selection, material selection, visualization. Documentation: Produce a presentation of the work process and final result, write a project report, 3D CAD-model, oral presentation

Realization
The course consists of classes where theory regarding the product development process is discussed. Parallel to that a project is carried out in cooperation with companies from the industry. Mandatory presence at classes and presentations.

Examination
Approved result on project assignment, approved documentation and approved oral presentation.

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se , not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms
D7006A correspond mainly D7002A and can not be included in the exam at the same time.

Examiner
Åsa Wikberg Nilsson - Associate Professor

Literature. Valid from Spring 2014 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Johannesson, H, Person JG, Pettersson, D, Produktutveckling- effektiva metoder för konstruktion och design,
Liber 91-47-05225-2

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Items/credits
NumberTypeCreditsGrade
0001Approved project result,written report/ approved project pre15.0G U 3 4 5

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.