Development of Creative Design Coursework in Industrial Engineering - Focus on the Product Family Design

산업공학에서의 창의설계 교육 사례연구 - 제품가족디자인을 중심으로

  • Kim, Tai-Oun (Kyungsung University, Department of Industrial Engineering) ;
  • Yang, Seong-Min (Kyungsung University, Department of Industrial Engineering) ;
  • Kim, Hee-Bok (Kyungsung University, Department of Education)
  • 김태운 (경성대학교 공과대학 산업공학과) ;
  • 양성민 (경성대학교 공과대학 산업공학과) ;
  • 김희복 (경성대학교 문과대학 교육학과)
  • Published : 2006.09.30


The objective of this study was to propose a new framework for the creative engineering in the product family design coursework. The idea of product family design is a good solution to fulfill customer's requirements and to respond quickly for the technology change. Mass customization based on product family and product platform is a new paradigm with variety and customization through flexibility and quick responsiveness. In this study, the subjects of product family, product platform, product family map, platform leveraging strategy, morphological matrix and module based product family design were reviewed and presented. A new idea generation scheme utilizing SCAMPER method was combined with the morphological matrix approach. For the effective product family and platform design, creative efforts and approaches were utilized and implemented in the coursework process. This will help students to develop creative thinking and approaches in the engineering problem solving.


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