Special Topics in Computer Science:
Integrated Product Development
The course covers some aspects of an interdisciplinary approach for developing new, or redesigning existing products on the market. The product can be anything (it can be a chair, a computer, but also software or some service). The course also introduces some organizational aspects of the development process in distributed environments (virtual factory).
Students will have to do a project, which targets an existing product (the product is a choice of the student) that should be analyzed according to the aspects of IPD. Students have to recognize, arrange and mark the customer requirements, to define functional requirements and other elements considering the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) approach, to suggest possible improvements and to accept the acceptable ones considering the DFX (Design for Excelence) approach. The marks for this course will be based on the project.
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