Product Design and Development Readings and Home Activities

 

Session # Class activity Home activity
1 Ch. 1, Introduction Start forming groups and choosing your topic
Read Chapter 1: Introduction
2 Ch. 4, Product Planning Read Chapter 4: Product Planning
3 Market Research  
4 Project Control + MSP  Read Chapter 18: Managing Projects
5 Ch. 5, Identifying Customer Needs Read Chapter 5: Identifying Customer Needs
6 Ch. 6, Product Specifications Read Chapter 6: Product Specifications
7 Ch. 5 & 6 completion Watch Deep Dive Movie
8 Hand Sketching Q&A  
9 PDD in one session Read Product Design and Developpment Summary
10 Ch. 7 Concept generation  
11 Creativity  
12 Concept Generation + Staff Review  
13 Concept Generation + Staff Review  
14 Ch. 8 Concept Selection  
15 Ch 10. Product architecture  
16 Ch. 11. Industrial Design  Watch hand sketching and poster design videos
17 Peer Concept ReviewHalf the teams will give short presentations of their concepts and their selection process, and demonstrate how they will tackle their key challenges.  
18 Peer Concept ReviewOther half will give short presentations of their concepts and their selection process, and demonstrate how they will tackle their key challenges.  
19 Ch. 12 Design for Environment  
20 Ch. 13 Design for Manufacturing  
21 Ch. 16 Patents and Intellectual Property  
22 Poster Design, Photoshop, and Rendering Q&A  
23 Backup session  
24 Backup session  
25 Poster Presentation