Pune University BE Production Development Question Papers
B.E. (Production S/W) PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (Elective – II) (2008 Pattern) (Sem. – I)
Time :3 Hours] [Max. Marks :100
Instructions to the candidates:-
1) Answer Que. No. 1 or Que. No. 2, Que. No. Q3 or Que. No. Q4, Que. No. Q5 or Que. No. Q6 from Section I and Que. No. Q7 or Que. No.8, Que. No. Q9 or Que. No. 10, Que. No.ll or Que. No.12 from Section II.
2) Answers to the two sections should be written in separate books.
3) Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.
4) Pigures to the right indicate full marks.
5) Assume suitable data, if necessary.
6) Use of logarithmic tables, slide rule, Mollier charts, electronic pocket calculator and steam tables is allowed.
SECTION – I Unit – I
QI) a) What do you mean by product design? Explain the role of customer in design of a new product. 
b) Explain the following terms for Product Development. 
i) Product verification ii) Production validation
iii) Simplification iv) Specialization.
Q2) a) Explain in detail seven phases of Product Design. 
b) What is prototyping? Explain the methods of rapid prototyping in detail.
Unit – II
Q3) a) Explain the following terms: 
i) Customer Needs ii) Customer Satisfaction.
iii) Customer Population iv) Market Segmentation.
b) What is Technology Forecasting? Explain in detail Technology S-Curve.
Q4) a) How will you collect the information from customers? Explain the types of analysis of gathered information. 
b) What is Mission Statement and Technical Questioning? Explain the Economic Analysis of Product. 
Unit – III
QS) a) What is functional modelling? Explain decomposition in detail. 
b) Explain the following terms. 
i) Pugh’s Concept ii) Selection Charts
iii) Numerical concept scoring iv) System modelling.
Q6) Write short notes on following (Any three) 
a) FMEA b) Augmentation 8 Aggregation
c) Brainstorming d) Estimation of technical feasibility
SECTION – II Unit – IV
Q7) a) What is reverse engineering? Explain the advantages 8 disadvantages of reverse engineering. 
b) What are the applications of product teardown? Explain force flow diagram in detail. 
Q8) a) Explain the tools used in benchmarking in detail. 
b) Explain in detail measurement 8 experimentation. 
Unit – V
Q9) a) Explain the design guidelines for design for manufacture 8 Design for assembly. 
b) What is design for piece part production? Explain manufacturing cost analysis? 
QIO) a) Explain the global need 8 importance of design for environment.  b) Explain the following terms: 
i) Product Testing ii) Field Trials.
iii) Virtual Trials iv) Iterations.
Unit – VI
Qll)a) What is product life cycle? Explain its need 8 benefits. 
b) What is the link between product data 8 product workflow? Explain PLM in detail. 
Ql2)Write short notes following: 
a) Customer involvement
b) Technologies in product life cycle