Applied Research Methodology

Course Code :2005FOWPOW
Study domain:Research Methodology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:54
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Jouke Casper Verlinden
Stijn Verwulgen
Ingrid Moons

3. Course contents *

In depth knowledge of scientific models is required within a knowledge economy. The insight allows to understand, select, use and deploy scientific knowledge and research results from various disciplines, in the product development process and applied scientific research to generate new knowledge.  Then, scientific methods allow to set up and deploy design-related research to verify and check the feasibility of critical aspects of the product development process.

Based upon a concrete research problem in product development, a literature review is made, a research question is defined, an experimental design is summarized and performed, results are statistically evaluated and conclusions are described.