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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/30/10 ENGR131 Transforming Ideas to Prof. Purzer & GTA Masaki Kakoi Section 002 11 6A
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10/30/10 Learning goals Design Explain and develop design goals and criteria Identify user needs Name and describe the stages of an interview Interview a user to gather information that is important to the design process 22
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10/30/10 An important task for your team will be to define your project Example of an institutional goal: “Position Purdue among the great research universities of the world.” Q: How do we know if Purdue reaches this goal? A: We have to restate the goal so that something can be measured.
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10/30/10 Save Energy The Subaru plant in Lafayette has four large air compressors on site that drive robotics and compressed air tools. measure air leakage airflow meters in line at each department 44
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10/30/10 How are goals related to criteria and decision making? Goals Criteria & Quality of decisions Remember: Claim p reasoning Goals define what you want or need (the “results”) If you don’t have goals, how will you generate solutions? Criteria help you make decisions If you don’t have criteria, how will you know which solutions are desirable, feasible, viable? How will you know how to improve solutions? 55
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10/30/10 Example: What is the best The correct answer is the right question… I’m hosting a birthday for 25 four-year- olds I need to eat between classes I’m taking my partner out for our anniversary I’m having lunch with one person allergic to wheat, two on protein diets, one won’t eat spicy food, one allergic to sesame, and one is a Vegan
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10/30/10 From goals to criteria A criterion is a standard on which a decision is based, e.g.: MUST criteria (called constraints) E.g., MUST fit in a 2x2x2 space, be less than $20 WANT criteria (things we would like) E.g., “wouldn’t it be cool if…” NEGATIVE criteria (things we don't want)
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10/30/10 Well-written criteria have two 1. Criteria should be clear (including clear as to what is better) and measurable. 1. Criteria should be measurable and help distinguish options (A vs. B) In your teams, assign a & recorder, & timekeeper, & encourager/gatekeeper
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10/30/10 Characteristic #1: criteria must Exercise 1. In your teams, write clear and measurable criteria to replace these vague criteria. Inexpensive Small Easy to assemble Aesthetically pleasing Lightweight Safe Durable Environmentally  friendly Discuss in team
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10/30/10 Stakeholders, Criteria and Constraints Remember from the problem scoping exercise, your goal was to design an energy efficient coffee-maker .
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