Checking date: 10/12/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Industrial Design
Study: Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (221)

Coordinating teacher: GOMEZ AMADOR, ANA MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
- Engineering Graphics - Machine Mechanics - Production and Manufacturing Systems - Machine Theory - Strength of Materials - Materials Technology
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. Understanding of the specific technical documents, concepts and methodology for product design. 2. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve product design problems using established methods. 3. The ability to select and apply relevant analytic and modelling methods in product design. 4. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to develop and realise designs and components to meet defined and specified requirements. 5. The ability to design and conduct appropriate experiments to evaluate a product design, along with the data interpretation and to get conclusions. 6. The ability to combine theory and practice to solve problems in product design. 7. Understanding of applicable techniques and methods in product design 8. Function effectively as an individual and as a member of a team.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction 1.1 Introduction and objetives 1.2 Design Estages. Methodology. 2. Security and regulations 2.1 Products security. CE Marking 2.2 Risk assessment 2.3 Machinery Directive 3. CAD-CAM-CAE systems 3.1 Tridimensional modelling 3.2 Advanced options 4. 3D Printing 4.1 Basic principles 4.2 3D printer design 5. Biomechanics and ergonomics 5.1 Biomechanics applied to design 5.2 Ergonomic applied to design 6. Industrial design practical cases
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures will be explained in big groups, exercises for understanding the lectures will be solved and labs will be carried out.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • AENOR. Marcado CE para máquinas. AENOR. -
  • GUTIERREZ, RAFAEL, ESTEBAN, LIDIA y PASCUAL, ESTHER. Solid Edge ST Tradicional y síncrono. Solid Edge ST Tradicional y síncrono. Rama. 2011
  • MENESES, JESÚS, ÁLVAREZ, CAROLINA y RODRÍGUEZ, SANTIAGO. Introduccion al Solid Edge. Paraninfo. 2006
  • Richard Budynas, Keith Nisbett. Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. McGraw-Hill Education. 2014
  • Robert L. Mott . Diseño de elementos de máquinas. Pearson Educación. 2006

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.