Academic Catalog

ME407 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN

Course Code: 5690407
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. KIVAN AZGIN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The design process and morphology. Problem solving and decision making. Engineering ethics. Modeling and simulation. Use of computers in engineering design and CAD. Project engineering, planning and management. Design optimization. Economic decision making and cost evaluation. Aspects of quality. Failure analysis and reliability. Human and ecological factors in design. Case studies. A term project is assigned.