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Product Development with Integrated Student Project

Module name (EN): Product Development with Integrated Student Project
Degree programme: Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-9.K
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 10V (10 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 12
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Student presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAM-9.K Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004, semester 9, mandatory course
150 class hours (= 112.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 247.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann

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Learning outcomes:
This course teaches students the systematic methodologies and computational techniques necessary for developing and designing innovative products and provides them with an opportunity to apply 2hat they have learned in a real interdisciplinary project.

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Module content:
Introduction: Technical products their utility.
The useful-life phase and product lifetime.
The main stages of the product development process according to VDI guideline 2221 and the underlying methodologies.
- Task definition and compilation of requirements list
- Determination of overall function; developing functional structure from subfunctions
- Identifying subfunction solutions: creativity techniques; patent searching and analysis; systematic analysis (transition from physical effect to operating principle, variational techniques)
- Morphology and choice of solution; systematic variation and combination of the partial solutions to yield concept variants
- Generation of final concept variants: computational methods and simulation techniques
- Assessment of concept variants using technical and economic criteria
- The main design phase: General description and general strategy
- Systematic design: Fundamental design operations; variational design techniques; basic principles; product-independent and product-independent design strategies; evaluation and decision making
Contacting companies; obtaining a project; method-based development of a project-specific work schedule  
Clarification of project task; compilation and assessment of potential solutions using the methods of systematic product development; modelling of most cost-effective solution and design optimization; manufacturing drawings and tolerance analyses; presentation of results

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Teaching methods/Media:
Accompanying course notes, exercises and problems, project-specific materials

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Recommended or required reading:
Ehrlenspiel:  Integrierte Produktentwicklung
Koller:  Konstruktionslehre für den Maschinenbau
Pahl/Beitz:  Konstruktionslehre

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