Courses Catalogue

Industrial Engineering Design

COURSE CODE: MEC412
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description



The course involves a holistic perspective on product development and a humanistic view on

design,  technology,  the  interplay  between  humans  and  technology  and  the  increasing demands for environmental consideration. It integrates theoretical studies in engineering, human factors, and methodology with extensive project courses where the acquired knowledge is applied in practice.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

To make the students have the ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •  Learn  Product  Design  and  Development  integrating  the  marketing,  design,  and manufacturing functions of the firm in creating a new product.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •   Gain  competence  with  a  set  of  tools  and  methods  for  product  design  and development.
  •  Develop the confidence to create a new product.
  • Learn  the  role  of multiple  functions in  creating a  new product (e.g., marketing, finance, industrial design, engineering, production).