MF2034 Integrated Product Development 6.0 credits

Integrerad produktutveckling

Please note

This course has been cancelled.

The overall  objective of the course  is that students should  be able to describe, compare and explain different aspects of working in complex product development. The pedagogical model of the course is reflective learning through the theory section mixed with practical exercises, critical discussion and project work.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Last planned examination: autumn 21.

Information for research students about course offerings

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Intended learning outcomes

The overall  objective of the course  is that students should  be able to describe, compare and explain different aspects of working in complex product development. The pedagogical model of the course is reflective learning through the theory section mixed with practical exercises, critical discussion and project work.

After completion of the course, you will be able to

- Describe, compare and critically examine various product development processes and their properties

- Apply and evaluate support methods in complex product development

- Analyze the impact of different ways of organizing product in development

- Describe  factors supporting a creative working environment, and provide recommendations for how a group can achieve a creative working environment

- Identify integration mechanisms for product development projects and critically examine their usefulness 

- Realise a specification and a project plan for a product development project

- To use your good knowledge to run a complex multifunctional development project

Course main content

The course consists of four components:

  1. Work procedures of the product
  2. Creative
  3. Support Methods
  4. Information Management

Disposition

To be run 4 + 2 hp, 4 hp in class, 2 hp to be examined related to a following project course.

Eligibility

TIPUM, TIPDM and 10 credits

CDEPR4, CMAST3, CFAST4

Literature

The literature consists of lecture materials and distributed scientific articles.

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project, 1.0, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project, 2.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written Exam, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Oral presentations, reports, peer to peer evaluations.

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Contact

Anders Berglund (andersb5@kth.se)

Examiner

Anders Berglund <andersb@md.kth.se>

Add-on studies

MF2036

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2012.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2011.