MECH 653 New Product Design and Development

3 semester hours

Student-conceived and/or corporate-sponsored team projects leading to a final prototype and business plan of a new product. Concept generation, team dynamics, customer needs analysis, product function, risk, decision theory, prototyping, manufacturing planning, specifications, quality function deployment, and cost analysis. Cross-listed with the considerations when developing the design and business plan. Final oral presentation in front of a panel of industry experts in engineering and business.

Lecture/Laboratory, 3 hours.

Graduate standing required.

Majors only.

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