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Group Design Project – ENG500

Academic year 2017/18


Learning outcomes

  1. Identify and evaluate the key drivers for the design of a product including functionality, usability, environmental legislation, intellectual property and mass production.
  2. Use and create feasibility reports and design reports for new products.
  3. Apply good practices and avoid common mistakes of working in small groups.
  4. Identify the diverse engineering disciplines required for developing commercial products.
  5. Identify and evaluate common ethical, commercial and management issues in technology related professions.
  6. Identify and evaluate multiple, and possibly conflicting, requirements such employment contracts, national legislation, professional codes of conduct and personal ethics.
  7. Use and articulate a decision making process.



Assessments

  1. Coursework 1 is due December 15, 2017 and contributes 20% to the unit mark.
  2. Coursework 2 is due March 19, 2018 and contributes 80% to the unit mark.



Suggested textbooks





Study resources


PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

3D PRINTERS

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

RESEARCH SOURCES

PATENTS SEARCH

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONTRACTS

ETHICS

CODES OF CONDUCT

UK LEGISLATION

WRITING



Unit lecturer


Please contact Chi Nguyen with questions or suggestions.