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IMS065 - Data science in product realization
Data science inom produktframtagning
 
Syllabus adopted 2021-02-11 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPPEN
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Department: 40 - INDUSTRIAL AND MATERIALS SCIENCE


Teaching language: English
Application code: 34117
Open for exchange students: Yes
Block schedule: B
Maximum participants: 50
Status, available places (updated regularly): Yes

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0120 Project 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c    

In programs

MPDES INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPDES INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPPDE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPPEN PRODUCTION ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPPEN PRODUCTION ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Anders Skoogh

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Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

Programming, statistics, fundamentals of product and/or production development.

Aim

The purpose is to enable data-driven and facts-based decisions in mechanical engineering,
specifically in the industrial product realization process. Therefore, the course aims to provide the students with fundamental knowledge about data science (including elements of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) and abilities to apply data science techniques for improving production systems and product development.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

On successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
LO1. Describe the fundamentals of data science, its applications (AI/ML), data-driven modelling and big data analytics.
LO2. Apply the basics of well-known libraries of the toolboxes for data scientists.
LO3. Describe steps of the data mining process.
LO4. Describe and apply visualization techniques with respect to the data mining process.
LO5. Perform data pre-processing methods to ensure multi-dimensional measure of data quality.
LO6. Explain and interpret the utilization of data and the applicability of AI/ML algorithms for improving production systems and product development. 
LO7. Interpret and discuss state-of-the-art knowledge from scientific papers related with data science in mechanical engineering.
LO8. Implement commonly used AI/ML algorithms, analyze their performance, and discuss their application using industrial applications from product realization life cycle.
LO9. Critically analyze and argue key ethical principles and potential impacts of AI on people and society and evaluate social and human requirements of systems and scenarios.

Content

The course is divided into four modules and each module covers the following topics:
Module 1: Introduction to Data Science
• Fundamentals of data science (AI/ML)
• An overview of data-driven modelling and big data analytics
• Introducing toolboxes for data scientists
Module 2: Data Mining & Visualization
• Introduction to the data mining process
• Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) & Statistics
• An overview of data quality dimensions
• Methods for data pre-processing
Module 3: AI and ML
• A general introduction to AI and ML
• Examples of ML algorithms to understand in what situations they can be used
• Examples of Deep Learning: Neural Networks (NNs)
• Analysis of different industrial applications from product realization life cycle using AL/ML
• Ethics of AI
Module 4: How to drive AI in the product realization process - project work
• Practicing with group work project for understanding AI/ML systems through the appropriate formulation of the selected industrial cases from product realization life cycle

Organisation

The course applies active learning methods including problem-based learning activities and flipped classroom techniques to be able to engage with students and support their learning in a creative way. Different learning activities will be used in the modules:
• Lectures
• Laboratory exercises including introductive programming tutorial  
• Modelling exercises for training different visualization, data pre-processing techniques, and AI/ML applications
• Project work
• Presentation and discussion of scientific papers related to applications in the product realization process

Literature

- Scientific papers
- Lecture materials
- Selected parts of e-books and other on-line materials

Examination including compulsory elements

Grading is based on an examination project work including preparatory exercises, an individual knowledge test, literature seminar, technical report, and oral presentation. Students must be approved on all assessment tasks individually to pass the course. Grades are individual and the grading scale is: 5, 4, 3, Fail.


The course examiner may assess individual students in other ways than what is stated above if there are special reasons for doing so, for example if a student has a decision from Chalmers on educational support due to disability.


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