Course: ATE 607. Product Design and Development for Assisted Technology (3)
This course presents the essential tools and fundamentals of product design and development as they are applied specifically to Assisted Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering. The scope of this course covers and integrates topics such as human factors, man-made interfaces, biomimicry, biomaterials, safety engineering design, medical/healthcare device design case studies, and FDA approval processes, regulations, and standards. The course blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and manufacturing into a single approach to product development. The integrative methods introduced in this course are intended to facilitate problem solving and decision making among people with different disciplinary perspectives.