Week 1 :Introduction to product design and manufacturing,Product design: definition, and evolution.,Product design morphology,Product design morphology: Preliminary ,and detailed design.
Week 2 : Product design: flowcharting,Creativity techniques,Translating customer needs,Product Development process
Week 3 : Value Engineering: a product design approach,Elements of Value Engineering,Value Engineering tools,Case study in Value Engineering
Week 4 : Product manufacturing: Process selection,Design for Manufacturing (DFM),Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA),Design for Environment: Life Cycle Impact Assessment
Week 5 : Product costing: Elements of product cost,Product costing: Life Cycle Costing,Material selection: Metals and alloys,Material selection: Plastics, Ceramics, Rubber.
Week 6 : Integrated Product and Process Design and Development,Quality monitoring: Control charts for processes,Quality monitoring: Control charts for attributes and defects, Quality Assurance
Week 7 : Patenting: Creativity versus Innovation,Patenting: need and process,Prototyping: methods of..,Prototyping: laboratory demonstration
Week 8 : Product manufacturing aspects: Layout design,Product manufacturing aspects: Soft tools,Product manufacturing aspects: Process simulation,Managing competitiveness: Benchmarking, Outsourcing, and mass customization