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Sustainability in Product Development 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course is divided in three parts:

In the introduction part the students focus on a known/real product. Knowledge is acquired by modelling the product in a CAD-system. In parallel the students learn how to manage product assemblies, how to distribute work, and how to understand the rationale behind the product.

In the second part the focus is on the quality of the product development process. The students learn about tools to ensure that the resulting products meets the specifications (from customer, laws, etc.).

In part three the focus is on ensuring sustainability in the product development process.

The course includes the following elements:
- Managing product assemblies
- Work distribution in product development
- Reversed engineering, in the meaning analyzing already existing products
- Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
- Failure Modes and Effects Analysis for design (DFMEA)
- Simplified Life Cycle Analysis
- Product Data Management (PDM) / Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
- Requirements management
- Standards, Machinery Directive and CE marking
- Materials, Energy, and Toxicity (MET)- matrix
- The Eco strategy Wheel
- Sustainability policies

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completed courses Machine elements, 6 credits and Manufacturing Technology, 6 credits

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: THUK19
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2019: Jan 14 - Mar 24
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Christoffer Wadman
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15750kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9047

Content updated 2018-03-23

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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