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This book provides engineers and students with a general framework focusing on the processes of designing new engineering products. The procedures covered by the framework lead the reader to the best trade-offs to ensure maximum satisfaction of the customer’s needs; meeting the lowest cost expectations; ensuring the lowest environmental impact and; maximizing profits and best positioning in the marketplace. "Advanced engineering design" describes the engineering tools that are compatible with these goals and sustainable activity.

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Aeronautical engineer Benavides (propulsion and fluid mechanics, U. Politécnica de Madrid) sets out a framework for designing new products, noting especially how to identify necessary trade-offs and at what stage in the design process they must be decided upon. He covers the design process; information, entropy, and its relationship to design; axiomatic design; metric design; reliability-based design; and entropy-based design. Among specific topics are the scope of design theories, conceptual and detailed design, the independence of the axioms, quality loss, calculating the probability of failure, and the minimum tolerance theorem. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Dr. Efren M. Benavides is a lecturer at the School of Aeronautics (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid) in mechanical design, reciprocating engines and propulsion systems with research work in the field of aeronautics. These research fields include several topics related with engineering design such as axial compressors, reciprocating engines, thermoacoustics, heat transfer and reliability. Benavides has written several articles about these subjects in a variety of scholarly journals and scientific literature.

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The design process: History; Objectives and; Characteristics. Classical design: Definition; Operators; Concept of optimal product; Process of advanced design; Basic-analysis operator and classical design process. Axiomatic design: Definition; The principles of design; The independence axiom; The information axiom; Design of the design process and Corollaries. Information, entropy and its relation with the design: definition; ncertainty; Entropy; Conditional entropy; Information content; Bounds of the information content; Kinds of information; Theorems obtained from the information axiom; Stochastic filters for generating information and destroying information; Metric design: Definition; Quality; Loss of quality; Noises; Robust design; Stages of design; Quality loss function; Minimum cost as a customer’s need; Equations of design; Signal-to-noise functions; Design of the design process; Maximum value. Reliability: Definition; Reliability calculations during the design process; Failure modes; Reliability models; Statistical concepts. Advanced topics: The theory exposed in the previous sections is used for establishing advanced engineering designs and advanced design processes.

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nice14344_79, July 2, 2012 (view all comments by nice14344_79)
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This book really means something in terms of engineering design. Its newly one yet amazing book when it comes on different process engineering design.
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Benavides, Efren M.
Woodhead Publishing
Benavides, Efren M
Engineering - General
Science Reference-Technology
Engineering - Mechanical
Mechanical Engineering-General
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Woodhead Publishing in Mechanical Engineering
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