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MEM-805 Product Development Management and Economics
Campus PNEC
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Product Development Management and Economics
Course Code MEM-805
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Operations Management
Course Objectives This module is designed to provide the understanding about the design, development, reliability and economics of product development.
Detail Content
  • Introduction
  • Product Development & System Integration
  • Leadership & Product Development Process
  • Customer Needs & Product Specifications
  • Concept Generation & Selection
  • Product Architecture & Industrial Design
  • Economics of Product Development & Six Sigma Approaches
  • CADCAM, Product Reliability& FMEA
  • Rapid Prototyping & V. R.
  • Design for X
  • Product Engineering
  • Manufacturing Cost Data & L.C.C
  • QFD & Concurrent Engineering
  • Reliability Concepts
Text/Ref Books
  • Quality Function Deployment, Integrating Customer Requirement into Product Design by YojiAkao (Ed), Productivity Press, (1990)
  • Product Design & Development, by Karl T. Ulrich & Steven D. Eppinger, McGraw Hill (1995)
  • The Mechanical Design Process, by David G. Ullman, McGraw Hill (1997)
  • Accelerated Product Development, Combining Lean and six Sigma for Peak Performance, by Clifford Fiore, Productivity Press (2005)
  • New Product Development: Managing and Forecasting for Strategic Success by Robert Joseph Thomas – 1993.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2012.
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Usama Umer
Ph D (Beijing Institute of Technology), China
Discipline: Manufacturing Engineering
Specialization: Modeling of Manufacturing Processes