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Swayam Central

Functional and Conceptual Design

By Prof. Asokan T   |   IIT Madras
Introduce Engineering Design as a structured process, different from the Conventional Design Engineering.
 
  • Learn the importance of Systematic Design Process in Product Design
  • Identify various steps involved in the design process
  • Learn the importance of “function” and “form” in the design process
  • Apply the systematic design process for product development
 
INTENDED AUDIENCE    :Undergraduate/graduate students interested in new product development
PREREQUISITES            :None
INDUSTRIES SUPPORT :None

Learners enrolled: 457

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jul 2020
End Date : 09 Oct 2020
Exam Date : 17 Oct 2020
Enrollment Ends : 27 Jul 2020
Category :
  • Design Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1  :   Overview of the design process- How Engg. Design is different from conventional design 
    Week 2  :   Steps in Design Process: Understanding the Opportunity, Mission statement
    Week 3  :   Customer need identification- Like/Dislike Method, Affinity diagram
    Week 4  :   Product Specifications: Design Metrics, Bench marking, QFD
    Week 5  :   HoQ and examples
    Week 6  :   Functional Design: Functional Decomposition- FAST, Function structure, Function tree
    Week 7  :   Functional Decomposition- Examples
    Week 8  :   Product Architecture: Portfolio architecture
    Week 9  :   Unshared, Modular, customizable architectures; Choosing portfolio architecture, Module heuristics
    Week 10:   Concept Development – Converting functions to concepts, Concept development tools- Intuitive and Logical Methods
    Week 11:   Brainstorming, 6-3-5, TRIZ
    Week 12:   Concept selection- Concept screening, scoring and ranking ;Laboratory sessions will be part of each module.

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    1. Kevin Otto & Krisitn Wood, Product Design, Pearson Education
    2. D.G. Ullman, The Mechanical Design Process, McGraw- Hill, 2015
    3. G. Pahl and W.Beitz, Engineering Design- A systematic Approach, Springer, 2007.

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Asokan T

    IIT Madras
    Dr T Asokan is a Professor in the Department of Engineering Design, and currently the Head of the Department, at IIT Madras. He completed his B.Tech. and M.Tech. in mechanical engineering and received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Prior to joining IIT Madras, he was with the Robotics Research Center, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore working in the area of robotic system development. He was awarded the Stanford-India biodesign fellowship by the Stanford University, USA in 2009 and has completed a post doctoral fellowship in medical device development at the Stanford University. He is currently the national secretary of The Robotics Society. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in research and teaching in the broad areas of Robotics, Product design, and Engineering System design. Dr Asokan has published more than 100 papers in International Journals and conferences and has filed 18 patents in India, USA, and Singapore. More details can be found at https://ed.iitm.ac.in/~asokan/

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    •The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    •The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    Date and Time of Exams: 17 October 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm. 
    •Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    •Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    •Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    •If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    •Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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