Robust Design, Standards and Contemporary Issues
ME 40600/ 1 Cr.
The role of standards, robust design and lifelong learning in engineering design. Application to contemporary issues
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Pre-requisite: ME 37200 or (ME 27200 AND EEN 34500)
Co-requisite: ME 34400
Mechanical Design Process, Ullman, Ingram, 6th Edition
Inviting Disaster: Lessons from the Edge of Technology, Chiles, Harper Business, 1st Edition
- Describe Robust Design and the process for achieving robust design
- Describe the process of designing with standards and using continuous improvement as a part of lifelong learning for engineers.
- Describe the role of standards and anti-trust law in professional and ethical responsibility
- Understand the impact of engineering solutions in an economic and environmental context.
- Formulate and communicate effectively describing the impact and potential solutions to contemporary engineering problems
- Describe a continuous improvement process and several tools for use in improvement activities
- Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues as covered in the class, using available resources to acquire and apply new knowledge to the selected problem.
- Work in a team to analyze and solve an engineering issue
- Philosophy, methods and tools for achieving designs
- Analysis of flawed designs
- Methods to improve robustness of designs
- Use of design standards
- Investigation and root cause analysis
- Anti-trust issues associated with standards