University of Calgary

ENME 538B - Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application - Winter 2018

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.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2019.
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