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Product Design Methods and Practices - Henry W. Stoll - Book Information

Product Design Methods and Practices

Henry W. Stoll
CRC Press, Jun 1, 1999 - 400 pages

"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.

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