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SEM721 - Product Development

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Moshe Goldberg

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour class/seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The aim of the unit is to introduce the principles of systems engineering in the context of product development. The structure and phases of product development processes will be discussed in detail. Topics to be addressed in this unit include: product development processes; developing engineering design specifications from the voice of the customer; benchmarking and target setting; concept generation, -development and -selection; creativity templates; functional attribute trade-offs; Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA).

Assessment

Assignment 25%, project report 50%, oral presentation 25%

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