I would write a report about a design
It’s a design report that was asked of me at the undergraduate level
Produce an Individual Design Report detailing a product design specification (PDS), concept generation, concept selection and embodiment design, based on the given design brief and provided design constraints.…
Mechanical Design Brief
(All Mechanical Engineering programs)
Design a fixed-reference mechanical system capable of picking up a standard 330ml drink can and dispensing the contents into a predefined container.
The system must have a fixed point of reference
The system must be self-supporting
Mechanical – Capable of picking up and pouring a standard 330ml drink can
Medical – Capable of holding and dispensing 14 “pills” (Standard Trebor Extra Strong Mints)
Maximum footprint of the system = 400mm x 400mm
Maximum wight = 10kg
Total cost of mechanical components, manufactured or purchased, must not exceed £200
Electronic components are excluded from budget limitations but are subject to procurement limitation
Produce a report detailing the product design specification, concept generation, concept selection and embodiment design, based on the given design brief and customer consultation.
Indicative report structure should be at a minimum as follows:
Product Design Specification:
Manufacturing and assembly requirements
Concept Designs of potential solutions (minimum of 4 designs)
Brief description of operation
Criteria selection and ranking
There is no word limit for this design report; however, you should aim to write as comprehensibly and concisely as possible, using figures/tables & data to present clear and objective design justifications.
You must submit your Individual Design Report as a .pdf file via Canvas.
Formatting your submission:
You do not need to include a cover sheet.
Submission format is a design portfolio and should be treated as a formal report:
As such, subtitles/section headings are expected, as is a contents page, figure/table captions, abstract and list of tables/figures etc.
References are not required,