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This is the introduction to the majors for International Design Convergence-Specialized Graduate School in 2018.

Introduction to the Subjects Taught in the International Design Convergence-Specialized Graduate School

Convergence Development Studio
  • Goal : This course is administered as a project class to train talents equipped with practical skills. A project team is to be formed, and the classes will be focused on theories and practices in parallel.
  • Details : Development of a project in cooperation with a company, lectures, discussions, and seminars
  • Class administration methods : Theories / Practices
  • Equipment used in practice : Surface treatment equipment and other materials/equipment
Materials Surface Treatment Convergence Practice
  • Goal : This course is administered as a project class to train talents equipped with practical skills. A project team is to be formed, and the classes will be focused on theories and practices in parallel.
  • Details : Development of a project in cooperation with a company, lectures, discussions, and seminars
  • Class administration methods : Theories / Practices
  • Equipment used in practice : Surface treatment equipment and other materials / equipment
Field Training
  • Goal : This course is administered to train talents who are equipped with practical skills through the internship of the participating companies.
  • Details : Operate through the internship programs with the participating companies (8 weeks minimum)
  • Class administration methods : Field / Practice
  • Equipment used in practice : Surface treatment equipment and other materials/equipment
Environmentally-friendly Materials and Process Design
  • Goal : By converging the environmentally-friendly materials studies and product development to provide a guideline for developing an innovative product.
  • Details : Theories on the environmentally-friendly materials and how to converge them with the products.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Global Design Management
  • Goal : With the design in the center, theoretical understanding on the various conditions for developing a strategy or a product, as well as the characteristics of the consumers is provided, and the design strategies suitable for the composition principles of the market are analyzed.
  • Details : Identify the managerial strategies and the global market situations, as well as well as the strategies for designing process in developing a new product.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Study Methodology
  • Goal : Teaches the basic concepts and principles in preparing a project report.
  • Details : Learns various methods necessary for R&D and project planning.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Design-Convergent Materials Engineering
  • Goal : In this course, the changes in the physical properties are observed in different steel making processes and tissue structures, and the students get to understand the topics like selection of steel materials, heat-treatment methods, and design applications, etc.
  • Details : Approaching methodologies for convergent applications of the designs and materials and materials
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Emotional Surface Treatment
  • Goal : In this course, the students discuss the surface characteristics of the new materials such as the advanced hi-tech materials, machine materials, environment-purification special materials, and space-aviation materials. The students are also to study the manufacturing process of porous materials, physical characteristics, materials design, specialization, and analytical methods.
  • Details : Studies on various surface treatment methods for materials
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Material-Processing Design Process
  • Goal : In this course, the students are to study the cases of applications based on the application methods and designs depending on the metals and materials.
  • Details : Case studies and material processing methods
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Functional New-Material Engineering
  • Goal : New materials demand a large number of functions. Therefore, the functional non-oxidized materials, carbon compounds, other compound materials, SIC, artificial diamonds, TIC, or other functional materials, their manufacturing processes, physical characteristics, and applications are studied in this course.
  • Details : Learn the materials and physical properties regarding studies that show the potential of the new materials.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Engineering Ceramics
  • Goal : This course covers the materials, manufacturing methods, characteristics, materials, designs, and applications for structural ceramics.
  • Details : Ceramics, materials, manufacturing, characteristics, and applications in an engineering-based perspective.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Fine Ceramics Designs and Applications
  • Goal : In this course, the students discuss the structure and physical properties of the fine ceramics product that are applied in the fields of electronics, chemical industry, bionics materials, and more.
  • Details : Learning about design-oriented approach to fine ceramics and applications
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
New Materials Application Strategy
  • Goal : In this study, the students are to study the strategies for commercialization of the new materials by understanding various functions and roles of the new materials, which are now becoming the core element of advanced industries.
  • Details : Learning about the applications and commercialization of the new, critical materials in various fields.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Materials Application
  • Goal : This course summarizes the materials properties analyses and advances the understanding in their applications. For this, this course focuses on the current analytical theories and studies the overall methodologies to explain the structures and evaluate the properties of the materials.
  • Details : Learning about the interaction methods for the interactions between designs and engineering.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Design Engineering
  • Goal : Based on the engineering knowledge, the rules and guidelines used at work are defined. The users are to go through various field training sessions in order to learn the interactive evaluation methods.
  • Details : Learning about the interaction methods for the interactions between designs and engineering
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Survey Methodology for Design and Consumers
  • Goal : In this course, the students are to understand the consumer behaviors. And, by connecting this knowledge to design, they learn the behaviors of the consumers, internal and external factors, purchasing intents, and other consumer behaviors, as well as the establishment of marketing strategies.
  • Details : Learn about the strategies in the design-perspective through the marketing strategy methodologies, such as the consumer survey methodology.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Emotional Designing
  • Goal : In this course, the students are to learn the theories and review case studies for the design value creation of an integrated system, covering from planning to products in an informationized, digital, and cultural era.
  • Details : Learn about the application of materials that could enhance the design values when establishing a product designing process.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
Materials-Convergent Products Planning
  • Goal : The students are to study engineering knowledge for surface designs for materials that are needed by companies, as well as the materials trends.
  • Details : Learn about the trends for design-oriented solutions to identify emotional factors, as well as an engineering approach for material or processing methods, etc.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
AI Alloys
  • Goal : Explain the mechanical properties and the tissues of the Al alloys are explained, and the Al alloys and other functional materials that are to be used in the future are studied.
  • Details : Al alloys, their properties and structural elements are identified to present a new possibility.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials
New Materials Manufacturing Process
  • Goal : Classifies various processes that are to be applied for manufacturing new materials and studies the manufacturing processes and factors that affect characteristics of each processes, and physical properties.
  • Details : Covers various processes, applications of new materials, their manufacturing processes, and characteristics.
  • Class administration methods : Theories
  • Equipment used in practice : Educational materials