MICRO-406 / 10 credits

Teacher(s): Charbon Edoardo, Bellouard Yves

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

This course will cover all the aspects of product design and system engineering from learning relevant methods to the actual implementation in a hands-on practice of product development.

Content

Keywords

Product desgin, project planning, system engineering, hands-on practice

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Design a product
  • Elaborate a plan for an efficient product design cycle
  • Plan a prototype realization
  • Coordinate a team-work strategy

Transversal skills

  • Chair a meeting to achieve a particular agenda, maximising participation.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.

Teaching methods

  • Teaching is done through lectures time (twice a week).
  • The course follows a learning by practice model, regular assessment of the team progress is done through class presentations and milestones reports.

Assessment methods

The assessment is based on three elements: a final report (50% of the grade), two oral group presentations (25% of the grade) as well as the realization of a final prototype that demonstrates the product concept (25% of the grade).

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes
Others

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Products design & systems engineering
  • Lecture: 5 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 5 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Products design & systems engineering
  • Lecture: 5 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 5 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10    CO3
10-11    
11-12 CE1101
CM1120
   
12-13    
13-14    PO01
14-15   INM200
15-16   
16-17   CM5PO01
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Tuesday, 11h - 13h: Project, other CE1101
CM1120

Thursday, 16h - 18h: Lecture CM5

Friday, 9h - 11h: Lecture CO3

Friday, 13h - 16h: Project, other PO01

Friday, 16h - 17h: Lecture PO01

Thursday, 14h - 16h: Project, other INM200