CSVTU B.E. VII Semester Mechanical Engineering Product Development Syllabus

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

UNIT-I

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.

UNIT-II

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.

UNIT –III

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

planning.

UNIT –IV

Industrial Design

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.

TEXT BOOKS

1. Karl. T. Ulrich and Steven D. Eppinger “Product Design & Development” – TMH – 3

rd

addition

2. Kevin Otto and Kristin wood “Product Design” –Pearson Education

 

3. Imad Moustapha “Concurrent Engineering in Product Design and Development” – New Age International

 

Publishers

 

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

 

 

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