CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (C G)
Semester: B.E. VII Sem. Branch: Mechanical Engg.
Subject: Product Development
Total Theory Periods: 50 Total Tutorial Period: 12
Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80
Minimum number of class tests to be conducted: 2
Product Development Process
Background for design, design theory design materials, human factors in design applied ergonomics, product
development processes and organization, identifying customer needs, establishing product specifications, concept
generation and selecting product architecture.
Product Design Methods
Generating concepts, selection of a concept, Testing of concept, product architecture, Creative and rational
clarifying objectives- the objective trees methods, establishing functions – the function analysis methods, setting
requirement- requirements specification methods determining characteristics – the QFD method, generating
alternatives-the morphological chart method, evaluating alternatives-the weighted objectives methods, improving
details-the value engineering method and design strategies.
Design for Manufacture
Estimating manufacturing costs, reducing component, assembly and support cost design for assembly, design for
disassembly, design for environment, design for graphics and packaging, effective prototyping – principle and
Its need – Ergonomic needs, Aesthetic needs, impact, accessing the quality, steps involved in Industrial design
process, Management of Technology & user driven products.
UNIT – V
Patents, Product Development & Project Management
Legal issues in product design, trademarks, trade-secret, copy rights, patents – types, steps for disclosure, design
resources, economics – quantitative & qualitative analysis, management of product development projects, Design
Structure Matrix, Gantt Chart, Project schedule, budget, risk plan, accelerating project, execution, assessing and
correction, Intellectual property rights.
1. Karl. T. Ulrich and Steven D. Eppinger “Product Design & Development” – TMH – 3
2. Kevin Otto and Kristin wood “Product Design” –Pearson Education
3. Imad Moustapha “Concurrent Engineering in Product Design and Development” – New Age International
4. Chitale & Gupta, “Product Development”, Tata McGraw Hill.
5. Monks, J.G, “Operations Management”, McGraw Hill, 1977
6. Francis, R. L., and White, J. A., “Facility Layout and Location”, Prentice Hall of India, 1974