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Course detail

Applied Engineering

Course unit code: FSI-0AI
Academic year: 2016/2017
Type of course unit: optional (voluntary)
Level of course unit: Master's (2nd cycle)
Year of study: 1
Semester: winter
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
“Good Engineering” curriculum aims at developing the students’ integrative thinking on “good engineering” and shifting their mindset from theoretical to practical through installing the know-how of actual practice in industry field.
Mode of delivery:
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Recommended optional programme components:
Course contents (annotation):
Students get familiar with basic design principles used in industrial practice. They will get familiar with market segmentation, customer needs and their transition into product requirements, Six Sigma methodology and simple design principles used in industrial field. They will also learn design for manufacturing including strategic sourcing and modern principles such as e-sourcing. Practical examples will be provided during the course.
Recommended or required reading:
Honeywell training material (EN)
Výukové materiály firmy Honeywell (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Exercises are focused on practical topics.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:
Continuous active work at seminars.
Language of instruction:
Work placements:
Not applicable.
Course curriculum:
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The aim of this course is to extend students´ mindset from theoretical to practical - industrial. They will get familiar with complete product design lifecycle in industrial field - from the initial marketing phases to final design implementation into production.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Attendance at seminars is controlled and the teacher decides on the compensation for absences.

Type of course unit:

seminars: 26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer: Ing. Josef Bednář, Ph.D.
Syllabus: 1. Identifying Customer Values

2. Market Segmentation

3. Voice of Customer

4. Quality Function Deployment & Critical-To-Quality factors

5. Design for 6 Sigma (DFSS)

6. Simple Design Principles

7. Design for Manufacturing

8. Strategic Sourcing & Standardized Parts

9. e-Sourcing

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