Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University / Kerala Technological university KTU First year (S1 S2) B.tech Syllabus for DESIGN AND ENGINEERING (BE102)

Module 5

Product centred and user centred design. Product centred attributes and user centred attributes. Bringing the two closer. Example: Smart phone. Aesthetics and ergonomics.

Value engineering, Concurrent engineering, Reverse engineering in design; Culture based design; Architectural designs; Motifs and cultural background; Tradition and design;

Study the evolution of Wet grinders; Printed motifs; Role of colours in design.

Make sharp corners and change them to smooth curvescheck the acceptance. Examine the possibility of value addition for an existing product

Module 6

Modular design; Design optimization; Intelligent and autonomous products; User interfaces; communication between products; autonomous products; internet of things; human psychology and the advanced products. Design as a marketing tool; Intellectual Property rights – Trade secret; patent; copy-right; trademarks; product liability.

Group presentation of any such products covering all aspects that could make or mar it.


1. Engineering Design-A project based introduction- Clive L.Dym, Patrick Little, Elizabeth J.Orwin, Wiley , ISBN-978-1-118-32458-5

2. Engineering by Design, Gerald Voland, ISBN 978-93-325-3505-3, Pearson India 41

3. Exploring Engineering, Third Edition: An Introduction to Engineering and Design – [Part 3- Chapters 17 to 27], Robert T. Balmer , William D. Keat, George Wise, Philip Kosky, ISBN- 13: 978-0124158917 ISBN-10: 0124158919

4. Design for X Concurrent engineering imperativesEastman, Charles M. (Ed.), 1996, XI, 489 p. ISBN 978-94-011-3985-4 Springer

5. Engineering Design: A Systematic Approach, Pahl, G., Beitz, W., Feldhusen, J., Grote, K.-H.3rd ed. 2007, XXI, 617 p., ISBN 978-1-84628-319-2

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