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Module Code - Title:

PT3081 - INTEGRATING DEVELOPMENT TO PRODUCTION

Year Last Offered:

2020/1

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

1

Lab

0

Tutorial

0

Other

0

Private

0

Credits

6

Grading Type:

Prerequisite Modules:

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

Syllabus:

New Product Development (NPD) Process Models, New Product Planning, The Product Development Team, The Role of Supplier and Buyer in NPD, Rapid Prototyping and Product Data Technologies, Identification of Customer Needs, Product Specification, Concept Generation, Concept Selection and Concept Testing, Product Architecture, Industrial Design and Design for Manufacturing, End of life design. Product development across a supply chain, distributed NPD, NPD Tools and Emerging NPD Paradigms

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

Explain the design process from a procedural and practical business perspective. Describe the stages in the product lifecycle and their key actors and components. Apply the NPD theory to a supply chain setting and review the NPD process critically.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

Appreciate the responsibilities of running a product design programme from design brief to product launch. Describe the characteristics between NPD in a single organisation, a supply chain Describe the characteristics of NPD in collocated and distributed teams

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

N/A

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

N/A

Prime Texts:

Ulrich and Eppinger (1995) Product Design and Development , McGraw-Hill
Hollins and Pugh (1990) Successful Product Design , Butterworth

Other Relevant Texts:

Baxter M (1994) Product Design: Practical Methods for the Systematic Development of New Products , Hudson pubs
Charter, M. and Tischner, U. (2001) Sustainable solutions: developing products and services for the future , Greenleaf publishing
Kalpakjian, Serope., Schmid, Steven R. (2007) Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials , Prentice Hall
Mc Grath (2000) Product Strategy for High Technology Companies, 2nd Edition, , Mc Graw Hill

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Module Leader:

Seamus.Clifford@ul.ie