MG6040 – Product Design Engineering

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Module code
MG6040
Module title
Product Design Engineering
Prescription
To enable students to develop skills in engineering processes as applied to product design.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Plan and execute the product development process.
2.Apply process control methods to document and component management .
3.Identify product engineering requirements and apply to the design process.
4.Analyse components and products with respect to design, engineering, manufacturing, and commercial parameters.
5.Prepare a design brief and associated product specification.
Content
Overview of the product life cycle and product development process.
Techniques and tools applicable for control of each stage of product development.
Design tools and methodologies and when and how to use them.
Material and manufacturing process selection.
Intellectual property, marketing, requirements analysis, costing, and product management issues.
Regulations, standards and compliance issues.
Product development case studies and projects.