Sustainability in Product Development 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe 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
PrerequisitesGeneral 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
This course is cancelled for study period Jan 18-Mar 22.
Type of courseProgram
SemesterSpring 2021: Jan 18 - Mar 28
Rate of Study100%
Course coordinatorChristoffer Wadman
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students16253kr