Course - Advanced Product Development - TMM4280
TMM4280 - Advanced Product Development
Examination arrangement: Work
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Product development in a strategic and operational business perspective, The different schools of product development. Managing innovation and new product development. Product portfolio management. Ideation and concept generation in early phases. Knowledge-based (Lean) product development. Prototyping in new product development. Topology optimization as a tool in the design process. Innovation and new product development best-practices. Case examples.
The student has a solid foundation and understanding of new product development (NPD) theory. This includes the understanding of the role of NPD as a system of processes as well as methodologies and frameworks such as Lean product development, set-based design, prototyping and topology optimization.
The student has an overview of the different methodologies and frameworks and shows the ability to scientifically and systematically deal with challenges related to NPD to succeed with the MSc project. The candidate knows the state of the art and is able to select and adapt methodologies to solve challenges faced in NPD.
The student understands the basics of NPD and its relationship and interfaces with other parts of the business system. Based on this competence s/he shall be able to deal with and participate in systematic NPD improvement initiatives at company, team and individual levels. In summary, the primary goal is to develop a basis for managing and executing NPD tasks in general.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, assignments and self-study. The lectures and assignments are given in English.
Further on evaluation
Assignments (100%) is the basis for evaluation in the course. Assignments includes compulsory project work and compolsory exercises. Both the solution and the way to arrive at the solution will count for the evaluation. The results are assigned in pass/fail. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Recommended previous knowledge
The fundamental topics of mechanical engineering including TMM4115 Engineering modeling, TMM4121 Engineering design and TMM4245 Fuzzy Front End. The course is open only for students currently taking their specialization project.
Information is given at the start of the semester.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2020
No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 7
Language of instruction: English
- Product Development and Engineering Design
- Product development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Examination arrangement: Work
- Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
- Autumn ORD work (1) 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
- 1) Merk at eksamensform og karakterskala er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form and grading scale has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation
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