Module Catalogues

Robust Design

Module Title Robust Design
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2015/16
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This course educates students in methods for designing high-quality, lower-cost products through considerations of performance, quality, and cost.

Learning outcomes

E1 P10 – Ability to work with technical uncertainty, limited or contradictory information, being able to make value judgements in the solution of unfamiliar engineering design problems, understanding the limitations. Explain the implications of robust design to inventive design and technology development. exam
F1 P11 – Ability to evaluate technical risk with an awareness of the limitations of possible solutions. Identify noise factors whose variation may affect the quality characteristics. coursework, exam, project
G1 P12 – Ability to write, structure and present technical reports and specifications. Present results of project. project

Method of teaching and learning

The material in this module is delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and practical sessions.