2.752 Development of Mechanical Products

Class Info

Focuses on evolving a product from proof-of-concept to beta prototype: Includes team building, project planning, budgeting, resource planning; models for scaling, tolerancing and reliability, patents, business planning. Students/teams start with a proof-of-concept product they bring to class or select from projects provided by instructor. In lieu of taking 12 units of 2.ThU, Course 2 majors taking 2.752 may write a bachelor's thesis that documents their contributions to the product developed in the team project. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments. Enrollment limited.

This class has 2.750, and 2.009 as prerequisites.

2.752 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Slocum.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-442.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 2.752 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT Medical Device Design site or on the 2.752 Stellar site.

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