Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University / Kerala Technological university KTU First year (S1 S2) B.tech Syllabus for DESIGN AND ENGINEERING (BE102)
Design and its objectives; Design constraints, Design functions, Design means and Design from; Role of Science, Engineering and Technology in design; Engineering as a business proposition; Functional and Strength Designs. Design form, function and strength;
How to initiate creative designs? Initiating the thinking process for designing a product of daily use. Need identification; Problem Statement; Market surveycustomer requirements; Design attributes and objectives; Ideation; Brain storming approaches; arriving at solutions; Closing on to the Design needs.
An Exercise in the process of design initiation. A simple problem is to be taken up to examine different solutionsCeiling fan? Group Presentation and discussion
Design process- Different stages in design and their significance; Defining the design space; Analogies and “thinking outside of the box”; Quality function deployment-meeting what the customer wants; Evaluation and choosing of a design.
Design Communication; Realization of the concept into a configuration, drawing and model. Concept of “Complex is Simple”. Design for function and strength. Design detailing- Material selection, Design visualisation- Solid modelling; Detailed 2D drawings; Tolerancing; Use of standard items in design; Research needs in design; Energy needs of the design, both in its realization and in the applications.
An exercise in the detailed design of two products (Stapler/ door/clock)
Prototyping- rapid prototyping; testing and evaluation of design; Design modifications; Freezing the design; Cost analysis.
Engineering the design – From prototype to product. Planning; Scheduling; Supply chains; inventory; handling; manufacturing/construction operations; storage; packaging; shipping; marketing; feed-back on design
List out the standards organizations. Prepare a list of standard items used in any engineering specialization. Develop any design with over 50% standard items as parts.