Integrated Product and Process Design and Development / Edition 1

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The integrated product and process design and development method is the standard for the rapid creation of competitively priced, high-quality products. Carefully organized, with sections on each major stage of the approach, this book is a complete treatment of this important direction in engineering. It is designed to help readers cultivate an attitude toward design that encourages creativity and innovation, while balancing the equally important considerations of customer requirements and satisfaction, quality, reliability, manufacturing methods, material selection, assembly, cost, the environment, and scheduling.
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Details the implementation of an integrated approach to the product realization process that is used to create competitively priced quality products in the shortest possible time. Magreb has used the text in his graduate and undergraduate mechanical engineering courses (U. of Maryland). Book-long problems, the drywall taping system and the steal frame joining tool, are from class projects. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849384837
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/23/1997
  • Series: Environmental & Energy Engineering Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Product Development into the 21st Century 1
2 The Integrated Product and Process Design and Development Team Method 29
3 Product Cost Analysis 47
4 Product Functional Requirements and Decomposition 65
5 Translating Customer Requirements into Products 89
6 Product Concepts and Embodiments 109
7 Design for Assembly and Disassembly 141
8 Material Selection 155
9 Manufacturing Processes and Design 191
10 Design for 'X' 239
11 Product and Process Improvement 267
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