Engineering - frameworks, analysis, production

The Open University

Course Information

This Engineering – frameworks, analysis, production module from The Open University begins by focusing on invention and innovation, and the advisory or legislative frameworks used to promote good practice and ensure safety. Examples of patents, standards and an energy case study are examined, providing a basis for introducing key topics in engineering and mathematics.

Next, it takes you on a tour of modern manufacturing methods, and explores how these are related to properties of materials, product design, environmental sustainability and profitability. More advanced mathematical techniques, including basic calculus, are introduced and applied in an engineering context.

You’ll have access to a module website, which includes:

– a week-by-week study planner
– course-specific module materials
– audio and video content
– assessment details and submission section
– online tutorial access
– OpenEngineering studio – an online collaborative studio.
You’ll also be provided with four module books, a module handbook, module map and assessment guide.

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