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Product Design and Development 1

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0506
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2016-2017)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Makkonen, Matti
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2016-2017

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
9I-KT-3N2016-09-01 – 2016-12-31Juha Hantula, Pekka KetolaFinnish2016-08-22 – 2016-09-19

Learning Outcomes

The student understands the product development process, the technology development and the product evolution as a continuous action. He/She will be trained in a real industrial product development project and can recognize the success factors of such a project.
After the study module the student knows the phases of a product development project and the input/output data required in each phase. He/She can implement different methods needed in the product development process.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 108 h
- of which scheduled studies: 48 h
- of which autonomous studies: 60 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


Creativity, success factors of products, product development process, industrial design, phases of product development projects, methods of product evaluation

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Network material
Guidance from the client

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, project working.
Lecturing shall be joined to the ongoing development project and the student is therefore able to percieve the applicability of the methods.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Examination, exercises, project documentation