Lecture 2-Engineering Design-2012

Lecture 2-Engineering Design-2012 - Engineering Design...

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Engineering Design Materials Selection and Failure Analysis EMA 4714 Spring 2012
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THINK OF DESIGN AS PROBLEM SOLVING 1. Define the problem 2. Gather information 3. Concept Generation (Conceptualization) 4. Evaluate alternative solutions and decision making 5. Preliminary design 6. Iterate! Iterate! Iterate! Last.: Communication of the results
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STEP 1: DEFINITION OF THE PROBLEM • A condensed formal problem statement clearly stating what the design intended to accomplish • Most Critical Step • Typically requires the smallest amount of the total time to reach a solution - often overlooked • The final design can differ greatly depending upon how the problem is defined…. An ill- defined problem will make it impossible to
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THE FIRST THING YOU MUST DO • Often design project statements are often verbal, and sometimes quite short. These two qualities suggest that the designers first task is to clarify what the client really wants and translate it to a form that is useful to the design engineer
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course EMA 4714 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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