ME1017 PRODUCT DESIGN AND COSTING 3 0 0 100
(Common to Mechanical, Production, Mechatronics and Automobile)
To enable the student to understand the several aspects of the design process and to apply them in practice. Also to train the student in the concept of product costing and other manufacturing economics in optimization of product design.
UNIT I PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 8
Principles of creativity in design- integrated product development and concurrent engineering –
Product analysis – Criteria for product design – Market research – Design for customer and design for manufacture – Product life cycle.
UNIT II ECONOMICS OF DESIGN 9
Breaks even point - Selection of optimal materials and processes – Material layout planning – Value analysis – Re-engineering and its impact on product development.
UNIT III PRODUCT MODELING 9
Product modeling – Definition of concept - fundamental issues – Role and basic requirement of process chains and product models –Types of product models – model standardization efforts – types of process chains – industrial demands.
UNIT IV PRODUCT COSTING 10
Bill of materials – Outline Process charts – Concepts of operational standard time - Work measurement by analytical estimation and synthesis of time – Budgets times – Labor cost and material cost at every stage of manufacture – W.I.P. costing
UNIT V RECENT ADVANCES AND CONCEPTS IN PRODUCT DESIGN 9
Fundamentals of FEM and its significance to product design – Product life cycle management – Intelligent information system – Concept of Knowledge based product and process design.
TOTAL : 45
1. SAMEUL EILON, “Elements of Production Planning and Control”, McMillan and Company, 1962.
2. JONES S.W., “Product Dosing and Process Selection”, Butterworth Publications, 1973.
3. KARL T. ULRICH, Stephen D. Eppinger, “Product Design and Development”, McGraw-Hill, 1994.
1. HARRY NYSTROM, “Creativity and Innovation”, John Wiley & Sons, 1979
2. GEORGE E. DIETER, “Engineering Design – Materials and process approach”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1991
3. DONALD E. CARTER, “Concurrent Engineering”, Addison Wesley, 1992.