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European Global Product Realization Course I
Abbreviation: EGPR1_ENLoad: 15(L) + 0(E) + 0(LE) + 30(CE) + 0(PEE) + 0(FE) + 0(S) + 0(DE) + 0(P) + 0(FLE) + 0()
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Neven Pavković
doc. dr. sc. Stanko Škec
Lecturers: Nikola Horvat mag. ing. mech. ( Project laboratory )
Jasmin Juranić mag. ing. mech. ( Project laboratory )
Course description: Course objectives:
The Global Product Realization (GPR) course is an academic virtual enterprise, consisting of five universities from Budapest, Lausanne, Ljubljana, London, Zagreb and one industrial partner. The human resources of the academic enterprise are the academic instructors, university students and company specialists. The enterprise is formed for one study semester. The primary goals of the enterprise are to gain the professional and communication knowledge and the solution of the practical problem, assigned by the partner company. The people involved in the EGPR course will be brought together by advanced communication means, where videoconferencing is considered as the key communication tool. The students will gradually gain knowledge by attending lectures, given by renowned professors and other experts and professionals. Student international teams will be formed to bring together their knowledge from different fields to try to solve the problems arising from the assignment. The teams will then elaborate and present their research work during common sessions. At the end of the semester, students will develop physical prototypes

Enrolment requirements and required entry competences for the course:
Passed exam "Product development".

Student responsibilities:
Lecture attendance, participation in working process of international teams formed of students from 5 universities. Making of presentations and reports, participation in final workshop where product prototype is being produced.

Grading and evaluation of student work over the course of instruction and at a final exam:
During the semester students are working on project which has three review points. On each review point the students (teams) have to present results of their work in that particular project phase. They have to make an extensive report and deliver the presentation through videoconferencing equipment. On final workshop students are making the developed product prototype in cooperation with industrial partner. Every student team has one teacher which acts like a team "coach" continuously monitoring and advising the teamwork as a whole and the work of each student individually.

Methods of monitoring quality that ensure acquisition of exit competences:
Students activities are continuously monitored, surveys, the quality of developed prototype.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to (learning outcomes):

communication in egnlish within teamwork in multicultural and multidisciplinary environment
active usage of asynchronous and synchronous communication tools
presentation abilities graphic and speech
organisation abilities by planning and managing a real project
experimental skills are being imporved by product prototype production
analysis of real problems together with industrial companies increases the number of different examples and problems for better mastering and understanding of basic engineering and natural sicence knowledge
social skills through training of dislocated individuals to work and learn together using videoconferencing equipment
searching and integrating of knowledge necessary for problem solving Also the student will be qualified:
to generate and select conceptual solutions of technical system and to make production documentation in the framework of dislocated teamwork and in cooperation with dislocated company.

1. Course introduction Students familiarization, infrastructure and the course procedure
2. Web based communication and work in virtual teamsIndustrial partner company presentation
3. Design project task definition and clarification
4. Fuzzy front end: Why is it necessary and how we do it?
5. Research methods for successful product innovation
6. Product development processes, product characteristics and realization principles in global environment
7. Customer research
8. How to make a good podium presentation.
9. First project review
10. Lecture focused to specific requirements and functions of product being designed
11. Creativity in design
12. An Engineers guide to Intellectual Property Law (IP) & search IP database
13. Economy and costs in design
14. Interaction between user and device: parameters for design
15. Style studies, industrial design thinking

1. Introduction to team meetings getting to know each other
2. Familiarization with hardware equipment and software tools for VC meetings and team collaboration.
3. Clarifying the design task, choosing the team leader, assigning the roles to team members
4. Market and customer research, finding the possibilities for innovation
5. Brainstorming, generating innovations, analyzing research results
6. Brainstorming, generating innovations, analyzing research results
7. Preparing report and presentation for 1st project review
8. Preparing report and presentation for 1st project review
9. First project review
10. Analysis of the feedback on first project review
11. Selecting and defining the design problem for the second project phase
12. Conceptual design defining the list of requirements for selected design problem
13. Conceptual design creation of morphological matrix
14. Conceptual design creation of morphological matrix
15. Conceptual design, evaluation of 34 concepts.
Lecture languages: en
Compulsory literature:
1. Ulrich, Eppinger: Product Design and Development, McGrawHill, 2004
2. Otto, Wood Product Development, Prentice Hall, 2001
3. B. Prasad: "Concurrent Engineering Fundamentals: Volume II: Integrated Product Development"; Prentice Hall, 1997.
4. J. Usher: " Integrated Product and Process Development: Methods, Tools, and Technologies"; Wiley 1998.
5. Crawely F. E., Malmquist J., Ostlund S., Brodeur D. R. (2007) Rethinking Engineering Education - The CDIO Approach, Springer Science + Business Media, LLC
Recommended literature:
6. Sva predavanja i dodatni materijali i upute dostupni su svim studentima na serveru na Strojniškom fakultetu u Ljubljani https: //bscw.lecad.fs.uni-lj.si/
L - Lectures
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
CE - Project laboratory
PEE - Physical education excercises
FE - Field exercises
S - Seminar
DE - Design exercises
P - Practicum
* - Not graded
Copyright (c) 2006. Ministarstva znanosti, obrazovanja i športa. Sva prava zadržana.
Programska podrška (c) 2006. Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva.
Oblikovanje(c) 2006. Listopad Web Studio.
Posljednja izmjena 2019-06-07