The Mechanical Design Process 4th Edition

The Mechanical Design Process

Contents
  • Why Study The Design Process?
  • Introduction
  • Measuring The Design Process With Product
  • Cost, Quality, And Time To Market
  • The History Of The Design Process
  • The Life Of A Product
  • The Many Solutions For Design
  • Problems
  • The Basic Actions Of Problem Solving
  • Knowledge And Learning During Design
  • Design For Sustainability
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • Chapter
  • Understanding Mechanical
  • Design
  • Introduction
Importance Of Product Function, Behavior,
  • And Performance
  • Mechanical Design Languages
  • And Abstraction
  • Different Types Of Mechanical
  • Design Problems
  • Constraints, Goals, And
  • Design Decisions
  • Product Decomposition
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Designers And Design Teams
  • Introduction
  • The Individual Designer: A Model Of Human
  • Information Processing
  • Mental Processes That Occur
  • During Design
  • Characteristics Of Creators
  • The Structure Of Design Teams
  • Building Design Team Performance
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • The Mechanical Design Process
The Design Process And Product
  • Discovery
  • Introduction
  • Overview Of The Design Process
  • Designing Quality Into Products
  • Product Discovery
  • Choosing A Project
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Planning For Design
  • Introduction
  • Types Of Project Plans
  • Planning For Deliverables

The Development Of Information
  • Building A Plan
  • Design Plan Examples
  • Communication During The
  • Design Process
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Understanding The Problem And
  • The Development Of Engineering
  • Specifications
  • Introduction
  • Step : Identify The Customers:
  • Who Are They?
  • Step : Determine The Customers’
  • Requirements: What Do The Customers
  • Want?
  • Step : Determine Relative Importance Of The
  • Requirements: Who Versus What
  • The Mechanical Design Process
Step : Identify And Evaluate The Competition:
  • How Satisfied Are The Customers Now?
  • Step : Generate Engineering
  • Specifications: How Will The Customers’
  • Requirement Be Met?
  • Step : Relate Customers’ Requirements To
  • Engineering Specifications: How To Measure
  • What?
  • Step : Set Engineering Specification Targets
  • And Importance: How Much Is Good
  • Enough?
  • Step : Identify Relationships Between
  • Engineering Specifications: How Are The
  • Hows Dependent On Each Other?
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  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Concept Generation
  • Introduction
  • Understanding The Function Of Existing
  • Devices
  • Atechnique For Designing With Function
  • Basic Methods Of Generating Concepts
  • Patents As A Source Of Ideas
  • Using Contradictions To Generate Ideas
  • The Theory Of Inventive Machines, Triz
  • Building A Morphology
  • Other Important Concerns During Concept
  • Generation
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Concept Evaluation And
  • Selection
  • Introduction
  • The Mechanical Design Process

Concept Evaluation Information
  • Feasibility Evaluations
  • Technology Readiness
  • The Decision Matrix—Pugh’s Method
  • Product, Project, And Decision Risk
  • Robust Decision Making
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Product Generation
  • Introduction
  • Boms
  • Form Generation
  • Materials And Process Selection
  • Vendor Development
  • Generating A Suspension Design For The
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  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises
  • On The Web
  • Chapter
  • Product Evaluation For
  • Performance And The Effects
  • Of Variation
  • Introduction
  • Monitoring Functional Change
  • The Goals Of Performance Evaluation
  • Tradeoff Management
  • Accuracy, Variation, And Noise
  • Modeling For Performance Evaluation
  • Tolerance Analysis
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Robust Design By Analysis
  • Robust Design Through Testing
  • The Mechanical Design Process
  • Summary
  • Sources
  • Exercises