University of Calgary

ENME 538A - Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application - Fall 2016

Preliminary and detailed engineering design of a product or system with the emphasis on the design process as it is associated with mechanical and manufacturing engineering. Topics include design methodology and general design principles for engineers, project management, decision making processes, reliability and robust design, embodiment, detailed drawing and product life-cycle design. A team-based design project may be sponsored by industry or the Department. Also, an emphasis is given to project management and technical communication, including presentations to a committee from the Department and/or industry.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • F(3-4)


  • Concurrent enrolment in Mechanical Engineering 538 and one or more of Internship 513.01, 513.02, 513.03, and 513.04 will not be allowed.


  • Mechanical Engineering 421, 461, 471, 473, 479, 485, 493, 495 and Manufacturing Engineering 417 or consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2017.
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