|Execution:||University program in electrical engineering (level 1), 3rd year of automatics.|
|Lecturer:||Prof. Dr. Bostjan Likar|
|Teaching assistant:||Asst. Prof. Dr. Ziga Spiclin|
|Consultation hours:||Only in person with compulsory prior appointment via e-mail.|
|Exam application:||Studijski informacijski sistem[ https://studij.fe.uni-lj.si ]|
|Study material:||Karl Urlich and Steven Eppinger: Product Design and Development. McGraw-Hill, 5th Edition, 2011.|
|Course description:||To comprehend the systematic approach to the development of new products that consists of the fields of marketing, technology, industrial design, planning and organizing, and joins these fields into a qualitative and innovative process. Students acquire practical knowledge with team work, where they design, develop and present a new prototype product by describing its most important advantages.|
Development processes and organizational structures. Identifying opportunities. Planning of products. Identification of customer needs. Definition of product properties. Generation, choice and testing of ideas. Architecture of products. Industrial design. Manufacturing design. Prototyping. Robust design. Economics in product development. Design for the environment.