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IELM 115 Lecture 1 An Introduction
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Dr. Emily Au Room: 5549 Tel: 2358 8240 Email: [email protected] 2 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Teaching Assistants Name Email Room Office Hour Thilina Thilina 3208A Wed, 11:30 12:30pm Samantha czhangaa 3208A Mon, 2:00 3:00pm Fay fayshen 4223 Mon, 3:00 4:00pm Stanley jianli 4223 Tue, 5:00 6:00pm 3 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Labs Room 3207 (IS Lab) Time Monday (4:30 7:20pm) Thursday (1:30 4:20pm) Lab session will start in week 1 (Feb 7/10) Preparation for next week’s lab class (Feb 14/17) A4 or larger size sketch book 2H, 4H, HB pencils, pencil sharpener, straight edge and eraser. 4 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Course Description Introduces the fundamentals of product design from the perspective of industrial engineering, including market research, process design, aesthetics, and design for manufacturability/assembly/usability. Methods and theories of design are introduced and several design examples and case studies will be presented. Students are encouraged to think about new product ideas that have industrial potential. 5 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Course Objectives The course is aimed at providing basic skills and knowledge through practical experiences. At the end of the course, students will: Understand a variety of tasks in industrial engineering that are related to design Develop knowledge base with various walk through exercises and team projects Acquire experience on engineering design and its components Obtain an inter disciplinary view of engineering design Acquire communication skills through regular presentations 6 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Grading Assessments Percentage Lab Reports, Presentation 20% Mid term Exam 20% Proposal for new prototype and innovative physical prototype 20% Sketchbook 10% Comprehensive Final exam 30% 7 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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Readings Class Textbook (Mandatory): Product Design and Development by K.T. Ulrich and S.D. Eppinger (Fourth Edition) Reference Textbooks: Baxter, M. (1995), Product Design, London: Chapman and Hall. Norman, D.A. (1988), The Psychology of Everyday Things, New York: Basic Books. Additional reading material will be kept in the Reserve section of the library. Lecture notes and lab materials are available from the LMES site. 8 IELM 115 (Spring 2011)
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How do you get a great product idea off the ground? How do you know if you have a good idea? How do you know if your idea is marketable? Should you invest a lot of money in creating a prototype? What’s the best way to take your product to market? How much money do you need to get started?
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course IELM 115 taught by Professor Emily during the Spring '11 term at HKUST.

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