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Swayam Central

Product Design and Development

By Prof. Inderdeep Singh   |   IIT Roorkee
It has been established worldwide that the most successful economies are based on innovation and creativity led entrepreneurship. The government is focusing on putting concerted efforts to produce job creators.
The current MOOC on Product Design and Development is conceptualized and planned in such a way that it helps both job creators as well as job seekers. The main objective of the course is to acquaint the learners/students with the practical knowledge regarding conceptualization, design and development of a new product. The need of a new product, the product life cycle, the product design process, the application of Value Engineering principles in product design, various product design tools such as CAD, DFM, DFA and DFMA have been explained with relevant and specific examples/ case studies. The concept of Ergonomics in context of the product design has been explained with the help of case studies. The fundamental concept of Rapid Prototyping as well the working principles of the basic rapid prototyping techniques has also been explained.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: It is a core course for UG and PG.
PREREQUISITES:       No-prerequisite, any student enrolled for a UG/PG degree in any discipline of humanities, management, science and engineering can complete the course.   
INDUSTRY SUPPORT:   All industries where products are being conceptualized, designed and developed in order to satisfy the human needs and requirements.

Learners enrolled: 3231

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jul 2020
End Date : 14 Aug 2020
Exam Date : 27 Sep 2020
Enrollment Ends : 27 Jul 2020
Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Product Design
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week1: Introduction to course, Product life-cycle, Product policy of an organization. Selection of a profitable product, Product design process,Product analysis.

    Week 2: Value engineering in product design; Advantages, Applications in product design, Problem identification and selection, Analysis of functions, Anatomy of function.Primary versus secondary versus tertiary/unnecessary functions, Functional analysis: Functional Analysis System Technique (FAST), Case studies.

    Week 3: Introduction to product design tools, QFD, Computer Aided Design, Robust design, DFX, DFM, DFA,Ergonomics in product design,.

    Week 4: DFMA guidelines, Product design for manual assembly, Design guidelines for metallic and non-metallic products to be manufactured by different processes such as casting, machining, injection molding etc., Rapid prototyping, needs, advantages, working principle of SLA, LOM and SLS

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Nil

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Inderdeep Singh

    IIT Roorkee
    Dr. Inderdeep Singh is currently working as Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has taught among others, the industrial engineering courses such as Production Planning and Control, Product Design and Development, Work System Design, Industrial Management and Quality Management. He has been actively involved in the National Mission Project on Education Through ICT (NME-ICT) of Government of India. He has completed three video and one web course under the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). He has developed suitable pedagogical methods for two under-graduate courses of Mechanical Engineering.

    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:  27th September,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 3 assignments out of the total 4 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 Roorkee. 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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