73472 - Industrial Products Design Methods T

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will get the basic knowledge and skills concerning the application of methods and tools useful for the design of industrial products. They will be able to assess the impact of their decisions made during the conceptual phase of the design of an industrial product against the quality and market objectives expected by the customers.



Distributions and slides of the course


Recommended readings

Pahl G., Beitz W., Feldhusen J., Grote K.-H., [http://www.springer.com/it/book/9781846283185] - A Systematic Approach, 2007, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4471-6025-0

Ullman G.D.

“The Mechanical Design Process”

Mc Graw-Hill, 1992.


Ulrich Karl T., Eppinger D.

“Progettazione e sviluppo di prodotto”

Mc Graw-Hill, 2000.

Gevirtz C.,

“Developing new products with TQM”

McGraw-Hill, 1994

Teaching methods

The lectures will be dedicated to the understanding and correct use of methods and tools useful for the design of industrial products and systems. The practising are collective and concern the application and the practical solutions of the theoretical problems proposed during the lectures.

Assessment methods

The exam consists in a oral evaluation. The students will be asked for present and discuss a project of an industrial product which has been developed in a design group composed by 5 up to 6 students.

Teaching tools

PC projector. PC. Overhead projector. Blackboard.

Office hours

See the website of Dario Croccolo

See the website of Simone Milli