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Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution. For practicing engineers interested in learning about mechanical design.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

  • Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution.
  • Concrete experiences with hands-on products.
  • Applications of contemporary technologies.
  • Studies of systematic experimentation.
  • Exploration of the boundaries of design methodology.
  • Decision making for real product development.
  • Discusses the foundation material of product design, including a philosophy for learning and implementing product design methods.
  • Each chapter includes both basic and advanced techniques for particular phases of product development.

Book News Annotation:

In the first chapter of this in-depth work, Otto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Wood (U. of Texas at Austin) discuss the foundation material of product design, including their philosophy for learning and implementing product design methods. Each subsequent chapter addresses both basic and advanced techniques for particular phases of product development. Topics include process tools, technical and business concerns, understanding customer needs, establishing product function, product teardown and experimentation, benchmarking and establishing engineering specifications, product portfolios and architecture, generating concepts, concept selection and embodiment, modeling of product metrics, design for manufacture and assembly and for the environment, analytical and numerical model solutions, physical prototypes, and physical models and experimentation.
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Synopsis:

Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution. For practicing engineers interested in learning about mechanical design.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

  • Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution.
  • Concrete experiences with hands-on products.
  • Applications of contemporary technologies.
  • Studies of systematic experimentation.
  • Exploration of the boundaries of design methodology.
  • Decision making for real product development.
  • Discusses the foundation material of product design, including a philosophy for learning and implementing product design methods.
  • Each chapter includes both basic and advanced techniques for particular phases of product development.

Synopsis:

Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution.

Table of Contents

 1. Journeys in Product Development.

 2. Product Development Process Tools.

 3. Scoping Product Developments: Technical and Business Concerns.

 4. Understanding Customer Needs.

 5. Establishing Product Function.

 6. Product Teardown and Experimentation.

 7. Benchmarking and Establishing Engineering Specifications.

 8. Product Portfolios and Portfolio Architecture.

 9. Product Architecture.

10. Generating Concepts.

11. Concept Selection.

12. Concept Embodiment.

13. Modeling of Product Metrics.

14. Design for Manufacture and Assembly.

15. Design for the Environment.

16. Analytical and Numerical Model Solutions.

17. Physical Prototypes.

18. Physical Models and Experimentation.

19. Design for Robustness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130212719
Author:
Otto, Kevin N.
Author:
Wood, Kristin L.
Author:
Wood, Kristin
Author:
Otto, Kevin
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
New products
Subject:
Product management
Subject:
Industrial Design - Product
Subject:
Design, industrial
Subject:
Mechanical
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 97-15
Publication Date:
November 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1104
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 2.2 in 1647 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution. For practicing engineers interested in learning about mechanical design.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

  • Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution.
  • Concrete experiences with hands-on products.
  • Applications of contemporary technologies.
  • Studies of systematic experimentation.
  • Exploration of the boundaries of design methodology.
  • Decision making for real product development.
  • Discusses the foundation material of product design, including a philosophy for learning and implementing product design methods.
  • Each chapter includes both basic and advanced techniques for particular phases of product development.
"Synopsis" by , Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution.

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