Engineering Design, 4th Edition

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Edited by Clive L. Dym, Patrick Little and Elizabeth J. Orwin

A Project-Based Introduction

Published by Wiley

About the Book

This Engineering Design, 4th Edition is edited by Clive L. Dym, Patrick Little and Elizabeth J. Orwin. This Fourth Edition textbook of Engineering Design combines a wide range of topics such as design, engineering design, project management, team dynamics, and project-based learning into a single introductory work.

The text focuses particularly on conceptual design, providing a brief, and yet comprehensive introduction to design methodology and project management tools to students early on in their careers.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

PART I – INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1: ENGINEERING DESIGN
What does it mean to design something? Is engineering design different from other kinds of design?
1.1 Where and when do engineers design?
1.2 A basic vocabulary for engineering design
1.3 Learning and doing engineering design
1.4 Managing engineering design projects
1.5 Notes

CHAPTER 2: DEFINING A DESIGN PROCESS AND A CASE STUDY
How do I do engineering design? Can you show me an example?
2.1 The design process as a process of questioning
2.2 Describing and prescribing a design process
2.3 Informing a design process
2.4 Case study: Design of a stabilizer for microlaryngeal surgery
2.5 Illustrative design examples
2.6 Notes

PART II – THE DESIGN PROCESS AND DESIGN TOOLS

CHAPTER 3: PROBLEM DEFINITION: DETAILING CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS
What does the client require of this design?
3.1 Clarifying the initial problem statement
3.2 Framing customer requirements
3.3 Revised problem statements: Public statements of the design project
3.4 Designing an arm support for a CP-afflicted student
3.5 Notes

CHAPTER 4: PROBLEM DEFINITION: CLARIFYING THE OBJECTIVES
What is this design intended to achieve?
4.1 Clarifying a client’s objectives
4.2 Measurement issues in ordering and evaluating objectives
4.3 Rank ordering objectives with pairwise comparison charts
4.4 Developing metrics to measure the achievement of objectives
4.5 Objectives and metrics for the Danbury arm support
4.6 Notes

CHAPTER 5: PROBLEM DEFINITION: IDENTIFYING CONSTRAINTS
What are the limits for this design problem?
5.1 Identifying and setting the client’s limits
5.2 Displaying and using constraints
5.3 Constraints for the Danbury arm support
5.4 Notes

CHAPTER 6: PROBLEM DEFINITION: ESTABLISHING FUNCTIONS
How do I express a design’s functions in engineering terms?
6.1 Establishing functions
6.2 Functional analysis: Tools for establishing functions
6.3 Design specifications: Specifying functions, features, and behavior
6.4 Functions for the Danbury arm support
6.5 Notes

CHAPTER 7: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN: GENERATING DESIGN ALTERNATIVES
How do I generate or create feasible designs?
7.1 Generating the “design space,” a space of engineering designs
7.2 Navigating, expanding, and contracting design spaces
7.3 Generating designs for the Danbury arm support
7.4 Notes

CHAPTER 8: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN: EVALUATING DESIGN ALTERNATIVES AND CHOOSING A DESIGN
Which design should I choose? Which design is “best”?
8.1 Applying metrics to objectives: Selecting the preferred design
8.2 Evaluating designs for the Danbury arm support
8.3 Notes

PART III – DESIGN COMMUNICATION

CHAPTER 9: COMMUNICATING DESIGNS GRAPHICALLY
Here’s my design; can you make it?
9.1 Engineering sketches and drawings speak to many audiences
9.2 Sketching
9.3 Fabrication specifications: The several forms of engineering drawings
9.4 Fabrication specifications: The devil is in the details
9.5 Final notes on drawings
9.6 Notes

CHAPTER 10: PROTOTYPING AND PROOFING THE DESIGN
Here’s my design; how well does it work?
10.1 Prototypes, models, and proofs of concept
10.2 Building models and prototypes
10.3 Notes

CHAPTER 11: COMMUNICATING DESIGNS ORALLY AND IN WRITING
How do we let our client know about our solutions?
11.1 General guidelines for technical communication
11.2 Oral presentations: Telling a crowd what’s been done
11.3 The project report: Writing for the client, not for history
11.4 Final report elements for the Danbury arm support
11.5 Notes

PART IV – DESIGN MODELING, ENGINEERING ECONOMICS, AND DESIGN USE

CHAPTER 12: MATHEMATICAL MODELING IN DESIGN
Math and physics are very much part of the design process!
12.1 Some mathematical habits of thought for design modeling
12.2 Some mathematical tools for design modeling
12.3 Modeling a battery-powered payload cart
12.4 Design modeling of a ladder rung
12.5 Preliminary design of a ladder rung
12.6 Closing remarks on mathematics, physics, and design
12.7 Notes

CHAPTER 13: ENGINEERING ECONOMICS IN DESIGN
How much is this going to cost?
13.1 Cost estimation: How much does this particular design cost?
13.2 The time value of money
13.3 Closing considerations on engineering and economics
13.4 Notes

CHAPTER 14: DESIGN FOR PRODUCTION, USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY
What other factors influence the design process?
14.1 Design for production: Can this design be made?
14.2 Design for use: How long will this design work?
14.3 Design for sustainability: What about the environment?
14.4 Notes

PART V – DESIGN TEAMS, TEAM MANAGEMENT, AND ETHICS IN DESIGN

CHAPTER 15: DESIGN TEAM DYNAMICS
We can do this together, as a team!
15.1 Forming design teams
15.2 Constructive conflict: Enjoying a good fight
15.3 Leading design teams
15.4 Notes

CHAPTER 16: MANAGING A DESIGN PROJECT
What do you want? When do you want it? How much are we going to spend?
16.1 Getting started: Establishing the managerial needs of a project
16.2 Tools for managing a project’s scope
16.3 The team calendar: A tool for managing a project’s schedule
16.4 The budget: A tool for managing a project’s spending
16.5 Monitoring and controlling projects: Measuring a project’s progress
16.6 Managing the end of a project
16.7 Notes

CHAPTER 17: ETHICS IN DESIGN
Design is not just a technical matter
17.1 Ethics: Understanding obligations
17.2 Codes of ethics: What are our professional obligations?
17.3 Obligations may start with the client
17.4 . . . But what about the public and the profession?
17.5 On engineering practice and the welfare of the public
17.6 Ethics: Always a part of engineering practice
17.7 Notes

APPENDICES
APPENDIX A PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF PROTOTYPING
APPENDIX B PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF ENGINEERING DRAWING
APPENDIX C EXERCISES

For Whom is this Book For

This Engineering Design: A Project-Based Introduction, 4th Edition is perfect for Engineers. It is the must-have reference for Engineering Students! It acts as Reference Material for those students who are pursuing their Graduation in B. Tech and M. Tech. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Professionals including Engineering Professors and Faculty.

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