Design for Excellence: Engineering Design Conference 2000

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Sangarappillai Sivaloganathan, P. T. J. Andrews
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 28, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 844 pages
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Design for Excellence contains papers from a conference organised by Brunel University. This book will be useful for designers, engineers, software developers, and other technologists working in a wide variety of engineering applications. Both those working in industry and in the academic environment will want to have access to this valuble resource.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

  • A strategic overview of UK product development
  • Technology management – a methodology towards achieving design excellence within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Designing safer systems – the application of human factors methods
  • From environmental assessment results to DFE product changes – an evaluation of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Design determines 70 percent of cost? A review of
    implications for design evaluation
  • Using correlation chains to link customer requirements and physical laws
  • How to manage ‘3-GEN’ products and services
  • Strain based shallow shell finite element for
    circular cylindrical shells
  • Validation of manufacturing facilities in the pharmaceuticals industry
  • The use of formal design techniques in the
    development of a model device
  • Aesthetic intelligence – optimizing user-centred design
  • Tendering for engineering contracts
  • An investigation on specifications – component, source information areas, and contents
 

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Contents

Establishing research issues in the design area
25
Robust decision making for engineering design
39
Analytical methods in tribology design
63
CAD and drafting a personal view of change
83
A J Medland
96
A strategic overview of UK product development
109
Technology management a methodology towards achieving design
123
why is UK business shooting itself in the foot? Getting
137
Delighting the customer across cultural settings
517
An investigation on specifications component source information
533
Reducing iterations during product development issues of current
547
Change propagation in the design complex products
563
ReEnqineerinq
587
The potential of product family management based on product
601
The design and development of a knowledge transfer framework
623
The influence of manufacturing information models on product
763

Constraints modelling in product design
151
Mann
174
A safetybased design support system incorporating fuzzy risk
193
From environmental assessment results to 111 product changes
213
Cost modelling for aircraft design optimization
231
Design determines 70 percent of cost? A review of implications
247
Effect of manufacturing tolerances on rotorbearing systems stability
779
Motor drive for disconnectors
797
Systematic design and design methods
811
Design from an industrial perspective
827
Authors Index
841
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Sangarappillai Sivaloganthan is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University. Prior to joining UAEU, he was an Associate Professor at Brunel University, UK. His teaching and research interests include the engineering design process, computer-aided design, product innovation and process management.

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