Module Catalogue

MEC3103 : Product Design Engineering

  • Offered for Year: 2019/20
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Didier Talamona
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Singapore
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0

Aims

This module will give candidates experience of working as part of a team to complete an industrially sourced project for an external industrial client.

Outline Of Syllabus

Project teams will have approx 4-6 students. The projects will address a wide variety of topics, dependent upon the particular project, but all with relevance to Mechanical Engineering.

The structure of the projects will be common:

Week 1: Formation of teams and receipt of project brief.
Weeks 2/3: Meeting with company key contact to discuss (i) brief, (ii) initial research and (iii) project plan.
Weeks 4/5: Meeting with key contact to (i) deliver interim report and (ii) agree project plan to end of project.
Weeks 10/11: Deliver final report and presentation

Between weeks 4/5 and 10/11 teams will be able to contact the company informally for guidance, but the extent of this will be limited to one call or e-mail per week.

Each project team will have an identified mentor who will meet with them on a weekly basis to provide feedback and guidance.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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