04. Concept Generation & Selection

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roduct Concept Product Concept A product concept is an approximate description of the technology, working rinciples and form of the product principles, and form of the product. A concise description of how the product will atisfy the customer needs. satisfy the customer needs. is usually expressed as A sketch – A rough 3-D model (with a textual description)
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concept … the best way to get a good idea is to get a lot of ideas … Linus Pauling concepts
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Concept examples from past projects • Pagedar, Amit Desai, Mihir
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Snow Shovel Concept #1 lipping snow to the right with a Foot lever) Concept:- will consist of a lever mechanism close (Flipping snow to the right with a Foot lever) ± It will consist of a lever mechanism close to the foot such that pressure causes the Flipper to open sideways (Imagine flip operation in a dustbin). Specifications:- p ± Lever mechanism. ± Rod adjustable by length. ± Rod adjustable by angle. ± Flipper-Shovel attachment. pring recoil action (to bring the flipper at ± Spring recoil action (to bring the flipper at original position) ± Aluminum and Lexan Polycarbonate or High density Polyethylene.
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Snow Shovel Concept #2 lipping snow to the side with a Hand lever) (Flipping snow to the side with a Hand lever) Concept:- ± The flip action will be caused by a breaking mechanism (uses wires). The break will be close to the user’s grip making it easier to flip at will. Specifications :- ± Wire mechanism through rod(Force applied by hand, Imagine breaking action in bicycle). ± Rod adjustable by length. ± Rod adjustable by angle. ± Flipper-Shovel attachment. ± Spring recoil action (to bring the flipper at original position) ± Aluminum and Lexan Polycarbonate or High density Polyethylene.
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Snow Shovel Concept #3 Concept :- ± The Shovel flipper opens in the front instead to the side. Both foot lever or hand lever mechanism can be employed.
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An Example Rohit Parangath Product: Indoor Cricket Stumps
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A Current Product
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Concept # 1 Advantages: 1. Simple design 2. Less cost Disadvantages 1. The stump would have to be wider than the ICC specifications he stump would have to be made of an extremely light material 2. The stump would have to be made of an extremely light material 3. Might not work 4. The shape of the base also would have to be altered
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Concept # 2 Advantages: 1. Simple design 2. Less cost Disadvantages: 1. The stump might break if hit with excessive force 2. Crude design/design already exists 3. All the stumps might topple if one stump topples
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Concept # 3
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Concept # 3
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Concept # 4
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Concept # 5 Stump ubber Bush / all- ocket int Rubber Bush / Conical Spring Ball Socket joint Base
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Concept # 5 – AutoCAD Drawings Base
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Concept # 5 – AutoCAD Drawings Assembly Ball Joint
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Concept # 6 Joystick Mechanism
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course MFE 331 taught by Professor Moon during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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