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Tools and Tactics of Design (01 Edition)by Peter Dominick
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AN INTEGRATED AND INTERACTIVE SET OF MATERIALS TO EXPLORE THE PROCESS OF ENGINEERING DESIGN
This integrated and interactive set of materials exposes readers to the cognitive and interpersonal skills required to execute the design process, and introduces them to some of the productivity tools used by engineers. All phases of the design process are covered including Defining the Problem, Formulating solutions, Developing Models and Prototypes and Presenting the Design. Topics on Decision-making, communication, collaboration and self-Management show how these various skill are best applied to each phase of the design process. the focus throughout is on skills and activities that transcend specific types of design projects.
Book News Annotation:
This integrated and interactive set of materials exposes readers to the cognitive and interpersonal skills required to execute the design process, and introduces them to some of the productivity tools used by engineers. All phases of the design process are covered, including defining the problem, formulating solutions, developing models and prototypes, and presenting the design. Chapters on decision-making, communication, collaboration, and self-management show how these various skills are applied to each phase of the process. The focus throughout is on skills and activities that transcend specific design projects.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This book is about the process of design and the skills that individuals should develop in order to execute that process. Its focus is on explaining the engineering design process but the authors have also tried to provide an experiential resource. In this regard the book provides the reader with guidance on how to use a variety of tools and techniques that support collaborative design efforts.
Table of Contents
* Defining the Problem: Steps and Decision-Making Skills
* Defining the Problem: Project and People Skills
* Formulating Solutions: Steps and Decision-Making
* Formulating Solutions: Project and People Skills
* Developing Models and Prototypes: Steps and Decision-Making
* Developing Models and Prototypes: Project and People Skills
* Overview of Design Phase Four- Presenting and Implementing the Design
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