Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1261) INTEGRATED PRODUCT DESIGN
056232 - MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING FOR DESIGN
056232 - MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING FOR DESIGN
Risultati di apprendimento attesi
The teaching aims at presenting the student with an in-depth study of the main concepts acquired during the bachelor program regarding materials and manufacturing technologies, with the goal of providing selection criteria for the most suitable materials and technologies to make an industrial product.
The teaching is composed of two parallel modules:
Material selection criteria and methods
Design for manufacturing
The module “Material selection criteria and methods”, presenting general topics but with a specific focus on polymeric materials, deals with:
the roles taken by material and technology to satisfy both technical and aesthetical requirements
the main materials selection methods with a strong emphasis on the analysis selection method
application of the analysis selection method to a case study, while recalling the main categories of material properties and their relationship with product requirements
the main criteria for the selection of a shaping technology
a description of the main shaping technologies available for polymeric materials, together with their characteristics and limitations
The module also gives a short introduction on polymeric matrix composites, presenting their characteristics in comparison with traditional materials, and the associated production technologies.
The "Design for manufacturing" module deals with two main classes of manufacturing techniques: the processes for the manufacture of metal components (casting, forming, machining), and the assembly processes (welding and mechanical joining).
For each process, general aspects treated in previous courses will be recalled, including: working principles, resources, and application criteria. More detailed topics will then be examined, such as tooling, process defects, production plans, and cost estimation. Finally, the main rules for designing the product according to the need of manufacturing (design for manufacture, design for assembly) will be introduced and discussed.
The subject will be covered with extensive use of examples and industrial cases. In relation to the projects assigned in the product design studio that the students will attend in the same semester, specific processes or engineering choices will possibly be treated as additional topics.
Modalità di valutazione
The exam consists in separate tests for the two modules, which must both be passed with a sufficient mark. The tests will be evaluated according to the student’s ability to demonstrate her/his knowledge of the course topics and to apply it to product design. Case studies will in fact present correct selection of materials and technologies for example of real products.
As for the material module, students shall correctly identify a suitable set of requirements for a given product, relating each of them to a specific material property, comparing the ranking of different materials using the analysis selection method. They shall also be able to describe and compare different production technologies.
For the manufacturing module, students will be able to discuss the choice and the comparison of manufacturing alternatives on the basis of design specifications, describe and apply the rules of design for manufacture/assembly, and provide first-approximation estimates of manufacturing costs.
Lecture notes published by the teachers on the BeeP platformAshby, Johnson, Materials and design: the art and science of material selection in product design , Editore: Butterworth-Heinemann
Cigada, Del Curto, Frassine, Fumagalli, Levi, Marano, Pedeferri, Rink, Materiali per il design - Introduzione ai materiali e alle loro proprietà, Editore: Editore: CeA Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, ISBN: 978-8808-18400-9
Thompson, Manufacturing processes for design professionals, Editore: Thames and Hudson Note:
Suggested as an introductory reading on manufacturing technologies. Available also in Italian translation (Thompson, Il manuale per il design dei prodotti industriali, Zanichelli).
Lesko, Industrial design: materials and manufacturing, Editore: Wiley Note:
Alternative introductory textbook on manufacturing technologies.
Tipo Forma Didattica
Ore di attività svolte in aula
Ore di studio autonome
Laboratorio Di Progetto
Informazioni in lingua inglese a supporto dell'internazionalizzazione
Insegnamento erogato in lingua
Disponibilità di materiale didattico/slides in lingua inglese
Disponibilità di libri di testo/bibliografia in lingua inglese
Possibilità di sostenere l'esame in lingua inglese
This program was developed to be delivered in a blended mode, in compliance with the safety protocols relating to the COVID-19 health emergency, available in July 2020. In the event of changes in the security protocols, the timetable may be subject to changes: in particular in the event of overcoming the health emergency, the lessons may return to attendance. More detailed information on the methods of provision and access, as well as the indications relating to security protocols and social distancing, will be available on the University and School website. Further details on teaching will be communicated by the teachers in the manner provided.