Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.09.2018 - 07.12.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course, student can use his/her discipline specific knowledge and skills in designing a small electric device: User interfaces, customer needs, brand values, product architecture, electronics, materials and manufacturing

Collaborations between business, designer, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer in existing business environment.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student teams learn design process and production technologies by designing a small plastic product from an idea to a production-ready plan and also by producing a rapid prototyping model as teamwork.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The evaluation is based on execution of several subtasks, quality of the plastic product concept, and final presentation. Self-evaluation and peer evaluation is also used.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Facilitated and independent teamwork, lectures, field trip. 134 hours of work in total.

  • Workshops / lectures 40h
  • Independent team work 76h
  • Team tutoring 4h
  • Fieldtrip 4h
  • Presentations 8h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Variable study materials including CES Edupack material database.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

AAN-C2001 - Plastics Product Design

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Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is one of Aaltonaut minor core course and all Bachelor’s level students can participate. Aaltonaut students can conduct integrated language and communication studies in English (3–6 cr) during the course. Further information about the course Teppo Vienamo (  See also


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