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Group Design Project – ENG500

Academic year 2016/17


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 was due December 14, 2016 and contributed 20% to the unit mark.
  2. Coursework 2 was due March 15 12 noon March 20, 2017 and contributed 80% to the unit mark.



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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.