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.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

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 - 15:3011.03.2021 (LIVE)Vorbesprechung - online
Thu14:00 - 15:3018.03.2021 - 24.06.2021 (LIVE)VO - online
Product Development, Innovation and ECO-Design - Single appointments
Thu11.03.202114:00 - 15:30 Vorbesprechung - online
Thu18.03.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu25.03.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu15.04.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu22.04.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu29.04.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu06.05.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu20.05.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu27.05.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu10.06.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu17.06.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online
Thu24.06.202114:00 - 15:30 VO - online

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
03.02.2021 08:00 10.03.2021 23:59 10.03.2021 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


No lecture notes are available.


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