307.439 Product Development, Innovation and ECO-Design
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to develop a product methodically starting from product specifications, functions, working principles and solutions all the way to varaints and assessing them in order to find the solution meeting best the specifications.

Subject of course

Using examples from industry the application of the methods and techniques will be demonstrated. Additionally real product developments tasks aiming at new solutions for a given problem have to be solved during that course.

Teaching methods

Systematic approach to the development and design of technical systems and products - VDI 2221

Creativity methods

Mode of examination


Additional information






Course dates

Thu14:00 - 15:3005.03.2020GM 4 Knoller Hörsaal - VT Vorbesprechung
Thu14:00 - 15:3012.03.2020GM 4 Knoller Hörsaal - VT VO

Examination modalities

The students develop step-by-step an own (simple) product (e.g. packaging) and learn that way all the methodical steps.

At the end a prototype will be built.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.01.2020 08:00 04.03.2020 23:59 04.03.2020 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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