B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Product Design and Development

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Material Science and Engineering
Kinematics of Machines
Machine Drawing
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimization Techniques
Measurement Science and Techniques
Power Generation and Economics
Machine Design – I
Dynamics of Machines
Computer Aided Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR
Measurement and Metrology Lab

Third Year- Semester – I

Manufacturing Technology
Applied Thermodynamics
Industrial Metallurgy and Materials
Machine Design – II
Industrial Engineering
Total Quality Management
Summer Training(6 Weeks during summer vacations after 2nd year)

Third Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training (6 Weeks )

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Machining Science
Heat and Mass Transfer
Automobile Engineering
Computer Aided Manufacturing
Production Planning and Control
Mechanical Vibrations and Condition Monitoring

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Engineering Economics
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Product Design and Development

General: Product design objectives, concept, terminology, principles, requirements of a good product design, product types and design considerations for engineering, product life cycle, product specification and range, safety, liability and warranty aspects, patents and copy rights.

Designing For Specific Requirements: Design features and requirements with regard to manufacturing and assembly, safety, ergonomics, energy conservation, storage, transportation and maintenance, quality and reliability as a factor in product design, quality v/s cost, packaging design, role of national and international standards. Visual Design: Objectives, form, function, material and process, relationship, product graphics, role of color

Product Detailing: Need and objectives, considerations affecting detailing decisions, illustration of detailing.

Product Development: Concept and objectives, information sources, role of innovation in product development and competitiveness, part approval process, advance product quality planning, design failure mode and effect analysis, use of computers in product design & development, introduction to reverse engineering and rapid prototype development. The CAD-CAM link.

Laboratory: Case Study (Report) of an Existing Product/Product Range, PDD Principle; Product Design: Form, Function, Shape, Graphics, Ergonomics, etc.; Study in Packaging Design & Graphics; Product literature to understand, product specification (also promotional effort, design), Logo Design; Application of value analysis and failure mode and effect analysis.

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