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Design Practice

ABOUT THE COURSE:

The course is intended for beginners in post graduate studies in Design. It can also serve well for aspiring professionals in industry who will be willing to undertake careers in the field of design.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:
Students of BE/ME/MS/BSc/MSc stream

CORE/ELECTIVE: Elective

UG/PG: UG/PG

PREREQUISITES: No prerequisite

INDUSTRY SUPPORT: SMIL (Gurgaon), HAL Kanpur and Lucknow, Small and medium scale production industries

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:



Dr. Shantanu Bhattacharya currently holds Professor position in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. He is also serving as  Head of the Design programme at the same institute at present.

COURSE LAYOUT:

Week 1  : Introduction to Design/Product design
Week 2  : Stanford model of Design thinking/ Stages of engineering design of products/Introduction to Concurrent engineering
Week 3  : Concurrent engineering in Practice
Week 4  : Concurrent engineering in Practice
Week 5  : Product embodiment design(robustness of design/FMEA techniques). 
Week 6  : House of quality, Specifications (Fits and Tolerances), Axiomatic Design, Introduction to Group Technology, Creating forms and shapes. 
Week 7  : Geometric transformation models, Introduction to electronics 
Week 8  : Material selection process in design, Applied Ergonomics (work systems design, Introduction to bio-mechanics) 
 

SUGGESTED READING MATERIALS:

  • Nanua Singh, “Systems approach to computer integrated design and manufacturing”, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., 4435-36/7, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002.
  • Karl T. Ulrich, Steven. D. Eppinger, “Product design and development”, Mcgraw hill publications.

CERTIFICATION EXAM :
  • The exam is optional for a fee.
  • Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) : Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
  • Exam for this course will be available in one session on both 28 and 29 April.
  • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
  • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.

CERTIFICATION:

  • Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
  • 25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of  Best 6 out of 8 assignments
  • E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.