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Product Design Methods and Practices

1st Edition

By Henry W. Stoll

CRC Press

400 pages

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Hardback: 9780824775650
pub: 1999-06-01
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"Focuses on functional, aesthetically pleasing, mechanically reliable, and easily made products that improve profitability for manufacturers and provide long-term satisfaction for customers. Offers concrete, practical insight immediately applicable to new product design and development projects."

Table of Contents

Considerations of good design: the product design environment; design for profitability; improving early design decisions; principles of good design; total cost reduction; design process improvement. Conceptual design: customer focused concept design; the rational building block method; formal concept selection methods; model-driven design. Design for efficient manufacture: process-driven design; part elimination strategies; assembly design; tolerance design; component design; manufacturability improvement method. total cost reduction: elimination and simplification strategies; standardization and rationalization; internal standard components. Design for quality: design improvement methods; failure mode and effects analysis; design review checklist; references.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control