Module Details

Module Code: ENGR E8019
Full Title Project Engineering
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 2 Semesters
Credits: 10
Module Owner: Paul Durcan
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: Integrating Business and Engineering considerations, to include current engineering methods and business wide product development
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Research, examine and consider the market extent, opportunity and obstacles associated with a particular idea.
MLO2 Identify the legal and financial implications and considerations associated with a particular opportunity.
MLO3 Evaluate the business impact of the standards, Health & safety and environmental requirements.
MLO4 Consider, compare, propose an appropriate structure to implement the opportunity.
MLO5 Execute a project using a industrial standard Stage Gate model
MLO6 Evaluate a new product in regard to necessary directives and standards inorder to CE mark the product
MLO7 Present and Report in a professional manner.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
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Module Indicative Content
Components
Parts, Devices, Systems
Products
Existing and newly developed
Manufacturing
Manufacturing Processes
IT
Information Management, Mind mapping, Evernote
Problem
Technical Problem: Example Environmental
Legal
Legal considerations, Business organisation and structure, contracts, intellectual property
Standards
Implications of relevant technical standards, health & safety and environmental considerations
Management
Management possibilities, evaluation, proposals
Presentation
Presentation of idea - technical & business
Report
Comprehensive Report - technical & business
Market
Market research, extent, challenge, target market, competitor analysis, strateg planning.
Workshops
A series of 2 hour workshops will be presented by the Regional Development Centre including : Sales Planning, Financial Planning, Presentation Skills, Negotiation Skills
Product Design
Product Design Cycle, Design theory, Innovative design, Design tools
CE Marking
Standards, EU Directives, Steps to CE marking products
Manufacturing
Lead manufacturing, Toyota production system
Stage Gate
Product design Gate Models, ABB Cate Model
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 4 Learning Outcome 2,3,4,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Technical
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 7 Learning Outcome 2,3,4,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Technical
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 2,3,4,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Technical
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Concept Development / Evaluation
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Engineering Notebook
Assessment Type Group Project % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 22 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Gate Model Report based on a given product, that requires to be developed, manufactured, tested and supported in the market
Assessment Type Oral Examination/Interview % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 30 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Interview based on content of Gate model report
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 30 Learning Outcome 2,3,6,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
CE marking report for a given product
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.
Reassessment Description
Student may be required to complete one or more or the assignments

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact Research online, application of theory Every Week 1.00 1
Independent Study Non Contact Research online, library Every Week 5.00 5
Lecture Contact Theory Every Week 1.00 1
Tutorial Contact Group based tutorial Every Week 1.00 1
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Brannick, Teresa and Roche, William k. (1997), Business Research Methods: strategies, techniques and sources, Oak Tree Press, Dublin, [ISBN: 1860760007].
  • Proctor, Tony. (1997), of Marketing Research, Pitman, London, [ISBN: 0273625314].
  • Malhotra, Naresh K. (1999), Marketing Research: an applied orientation, 3rd. Prentice Hall, New Jersey, [ISBN: 0130830445].
  • Malhotra, Naresh K and Birks, David F. (2005), Marketing Research: an applied approach, 2nd. Financial times/Prentice Hall, Harlow, England, [ISBN: 0273695304].
  • Domegan, Christine and Fleming, Declan. (2003), Marketing Research in Ireland: theory and practice, 2nd. Gill & McMillan, Dublin, [ISBN: 071713489X].
  • Ghauri, Perez N, Gronhaug, Kjell, Kristianslund, Ivar. (1995), Research Methods in Business Studies: apractical guide, Prentice Hall, New York, [ISBN: 0130157104].
  • Giegold, William C. (1992), Practical Management Skills for Engineers and Scientists, Krieber Pub. Co., Malabar, Florida, [ISBN: 0894646540].
  • Bergen, S, A. (1990), R & D Management: managing projects and new products, New rev. ed.. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass, USA, [ISBN: 0631174478].
  • Howells, John. (2005), the Management of innovation and technology: the shaping of technology and institutions of the market economy, Sage, London, [ISBN: 076197024].
  • Roche, John G. (1989), Product Liability: the European management and quality clallenge, IFS, Kempston, [ISBN: 1854230611].
  • Farag, MahmoundM. Materials selection for Engineering Design, [ISBN: 0135751926].
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