Product Development - EL671

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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6 15 (7.5) DR P Young

Pre-requisites

EENG3110 (EL311) - THE ROBOTICS PROJECT
EENG3180 (EL318) - ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
EENG3190 (EL319) - ENGINEERING ANALYSIS
EENG5620 (EL562) - COMPUTER APPLICATIONS PROJECT

Restrictions

None

2019-20

Overview

This module introduces the issues relating to the development of commercial electronic products. Topics include design, production techniques, the commercial background of a company, quality, safety and electromagnetic compatibility standards, electromagnetic compatibility issues and product reliability, ethical and environmental issues.

Details

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Contact hours

Total contact hours: 28
Private study hours: 122
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Exam 80%
Coursework 20%

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of Product design and production technology: specification, design and manufacturing considerations for electronic products.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of Electromagnetic compatibility: EMC requirements, test methods and the European EMC Directive.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of Project management and systems engineering: basic management principles and tools for large scale engineering programmes, including product safety management.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of Financial Management: the importance of financial markets and principles of corporate financial management.

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