Design and Professional Skills (BEng)

School of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 21834

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1&2

Module description

The aim of the module is to develop team working, design skills, creativity and innovation, through an interdisciplinary team design project, with reference to and integration of a variety of areas of engineering. Your team is required to engage in the full product design process from initial concepts to complete product specification and design

The product design process
Identification of market needs
Product requirements
Concept generation, identify a range of solutions
Selection of final design solution
Material selection
Manufacturing requirements
Commercial, environmental, sustainability and risk assessment aspects
Complete design of the product