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TPD4169 - Design for Industrialization

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

The course is built up around projects where students work with design, detailing and completion of basic products for industrial production. Students will explore how the joints, fasteners, fittings, materials, production processes, surface treatment etc. affects aesthetics, form, function, manufacturability, production cost and sustainability. 3D modeling (surface and solid) and prototyping (3D printing) are important tools in the course.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

After having completed the course, the candidate will have gained experience with detailing on every level, and an understanding of the importance of details for industrial produced product's overall design.

Skills:

After having completed the course, the candidate will be able to work with 3D modeling and prototyping at granularity.

General qualifications:

The candidate has developed an appreciation for the industrial designer's influence and responsibility in the detailing phase.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, project work, assignments, model making, excursions to local manufacturing industries.

Further on evaluation

Project assignments. A verbal presentation of the results is included in the project assignments.

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Industrial Design (MSDESIG)
Industrial Design Engineering (MTDESIG)

Required previous knowledge

The course is limited to students of Industrial Design. Students with spesialisation Product design has first priority. Students with specialization Interaction design or other relevant background can apply the professor in charge to get permission to take the course. It is assumed that students can use Fusion 360, SolidWorks or equivalent modeling program.

Course materials

Rob Thompson, Manufacturing processes for design professionals, 2007

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Product Design Engineering - Integrated Product Development
  • Design Methodology
  • Product Design
  • Materials and Processes
  • Aesthetic Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design

Examination

Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Work 100/100
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.
Examination

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