Plastic Product Design (2182308)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction to product design
Introduction to product design, steps for product design, factors to be considered while designing the product
3
10 %
2
Product design checklist
Product design checklist-Preliminary design considerations-General design considerations like wall thickness, undercuts, ribs and bosses, fillets and radii, holes ,taper or draft, inserts, external and internal threads, parting lines, molded lettering, surface treatment.
15
25 %
3
Relation of process
Relation of process selection with product design- various plastic processing methods –its advantages and disadvantages- comparison of plastic processing methods with respect to product shape, quantity, size, cost and quality- optimization of the material- part design in relation to plastic processing techniques like compression molding, transfer molding, pultrusion, rotational molding,
11
20 %
4
Selection of plastic materials
Selection of plastic materials used for making product – Different plastic materials used for making a product- short term and long term properties and plastic materials- comparison of various plastic materials – optimization of material.
11
20 %
5
Design process for plastic
Design process for plastic products like pipes, hinged products, pump impellers, chemical reactors, insulated wires for electrical applications, overhead water storage tank, gears, contact lens, disposable cups, tooth brush, gasket and seals, transparent and optical products, chair.
12
25 %