L3_ECE4001_Fall_2008

L3_ECE4001_Fall_2008 - Design Vocabulary Need Purpose of...

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Slide #1 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 ECE4001 – Lecture 3 Problem Formulation, Design Vocabulary – “Talk The Talk.” Slide #2 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 Design Vocabulary • Need – Purpose of project • Goal – Idea response to the need • Objectives – Quantifiable performance expectations, i.e., low cost • Constraints – Permissible range of design and performance parameters – Equality – Inequality (one side and two side) • Criteria – Attributes of designs, i.e., cost Slide #3 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 Design Vocabulary (Cont’d) • QFD – Quality function deployment • Attributes – characteristic of a design or system. For QFD synonymous with ‘customer requirements.’ • Characteristics – often synonymous with attributes. For QFD synonymous with ‘engineering requirements.’ Slide #4 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 Design Vocabulary (Cont’d) • Functions – services that the design must provide. • Specifications – usually synonymous with ‘performance specifications.’ • Design Specifications – detailed description of the completed design. • Design Parameters – design characteristics that the engineer my manipulate/optimize. • Performance Parameters – indicators of the performance of the device or system being designed.
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Slide #5 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 Other Vocabulary Issues • hopefully • setup vs. set up • which vs. that • effect vs. affect • principal vs. principle • verbal vs. oral vs. written • between vs. among • fewer vs. less • bimonthly, biweekly, biannual, biennial, semiannual, semiweekly, semimonthly Slide #6 ECE 4001 L3 © 2008 Steps in the Design Process 1. Recognizing the need 2. Defining the problem 3. Planning the project
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