63882-Ch23 - Product Design-3e-S 10-17, 17/06, 06/05/07...

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Product Design-3e-S 10-17, 17/06, 06/05/07 Chapter 23 PRODUCT DESIGN AND CAD/CAM IN THE PRODUCTION SYSTEM REVIEW QUESTIONS 23.1 What are manufacturing support systems? Answer : As defined in the text, manufacturing support systems are the procedures and systems used by the firm to manage production and solve the technical and logistics problems associated with designing the products, planning the processes, ordering materials, controlling work-in-process as it moves through the plant, and delivering products to customers. 23.2 What are the six phases of the general design process? Answer : As listed in the text, the six phases of the general design process are (1) recognition of need, (2) problem definition, (3) synthesis, (4) analysis and optimization, (5) evaluation, and (6) presentation (e.g., documenting the design). 23.3 What is computer-aided design? Answer : As defined in the text, computer-aided design (CAD) is any design activity that involves the effective use of the computer to create, modify, analyze, or document an engineering design.
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