Teaching product design: Through the investigation of commercial beer

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Chemical product design has been introduced to the chemical engineering students though the investigation of commercial beer. Issues related to product design such as packaging, properties of interest to consumers, patent information and the importance of marketing are also addressed. Students feedback indicates that the approach is well accepted by the by the students as it provides them the opportunity to consider the design of chemical engineering product. It si observed that students learned teamwork, presentation skills and interdependence of engineering and marketing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationChemical Engineering Education
StatePublished - Mar 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering


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