ENGINEERING TRIPOS PART IA - 2012/2013
LECTURE COURSES ASSOCIATED WITH COURSEWORK
Leaders: Dr. N. Crilly
Timing: 1 lecture per week throughout the Lent term
Structure: 8 lectures
The aims of this lecture series are to:
- Instil an appreciation of
- Introduce a basic systemic design process.
- Emphasise the importance of designing products that meet their performance
requirements safely, reliably, sustainably and ergonomically.
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- Define a problem statement
for a simple engineering product.
- Specify a requirements
- Analyse the functional requirements of the product.
- Generate and evaluate suitable design concepts.
- Embody the design concept with attention to key design principles.
- Consider the needs of different people who must interact with the product .
- Present the final design in the form of sketches and drawings.
- The context, nature and challenges of design.
- The design process.
- Task clarification.
- Conceptual design.
- Embodiment design.
- Designing for people.
- Design representations.
Please see the Booklist for Part IA Courses for references for this module.
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