Engineering Design: A Project-Based Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 17, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 226 pages
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Introduces conceptual design methods and project management tools through description, example, and case study. Two design projects are consistently drawn upon to illustrate the design methods and management tools. Also covers important topic of reporting the results of a design project and provides useful insights into team behaviors and dynamics.
* Enhanced coverage of communications and decision-making techniques.
* Introduces conceptual design tools like objectives trees, morphological charts, and requirement matrices.
* Covers project management tools, including work breakdown structures, Gantt charts, and project control tools.

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This book is pure rubbish. Nothing makes sense! Very unorganized. I just bought this book for an engineering course at school and it is painful to have to sit and read this book hoping to know what the heck the author is talking about. Disgusting.

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CONTENTS
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THE DESIGN PROCESS
17
UNDERSTANDING THE CLIENTS PROBLEM
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Dym is Professor and Department Head in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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