22.473 Design Theory and Constraints

Design Theory and Constraints

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3851
Status Active

Concepts of world class design and manufacturing of modern products, including the issues of Design for Quality (DFQ), cost and the customer will be studied. Tools and techniques to be studied include Total Quality Management (TQM), statistical process control, process capability studies, six sigma quality, design efficiency ratings, design for cost, design of experiments, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) of the mean and signal-to-noise ratio, and quality function deployment. Industrial case studies are used and student project work is required.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 22.202 Mechanical Design Lab II, 22.302 Mech Eng Laboratory I: Instrumentation, and 22.322 Mechanical Design II.