CT5028: Product Performance Analysis


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CT5028: Product Performance Analysis

Module Title Product Performance Analysis
Module Code CT5028
Module Tutor David Plummer
School Business School
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 5
Brief Description

This module provides the opportunity to apply further technological principles, analysis and evaluation techniques appropriate for product design.

Indicative Syllabus

Students will be able to further develop understanding, analyse and evaluate structures, mechanisms and electronic systems etc., created in response to a product design brief.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools will be employed to carry out stress analysis for the development and evaluation of concept designs.

The creation of prototypes will also be utilised to support the development, analysis and evaluations of both the design solutions and computational calculations.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Apply the engineering principles of statics and dynamics in the context of product design accordingly,
  2. Appropriately apply the principles of energy and power where appropriate,
  3. Create devices that may incorporate electronic and/or mechanical systems, in response to the design brief,
  4. Create concept designs applying the principles covered,
  5. Provide a design rationale supported through analysis and evaluation of the final concept design;
  6. employing both computational tools and prototypes.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 36
Independent Learning Hours: 114
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 2000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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