Week_11_Lecture_-_Engineering_Prototypes

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1 EGR 100 Week 11 Lecture 1 EGR 100 Introduction to Engineering Design Engineering Prototypes Material generated from: K. Ulrich & S. Eppinger, Product Design and Development , McGraw Hill, 2nd Edition EGR 100 Week 11 Lecture 2 What are Prototypes? Prototype – noun In development – noun, verb or adjective, i.e.: Engineers produce prototypes of their concepts Engineers prototype a design Software engineers write programs
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2 EGR 100 Week 11 Lecture 3 What are Prototypes? “An approximation of the product along one or more dimensions of interest”* - Any entity exhibiting at least 1 aspect of the product - Physical models, mock ups, concept sketches, mathematical models, fully functional preproduction versions, … * K. Ulrich & S. Eppinger, Product Design and Development, McGraw Hill, 2nd Edition EGR 100 Week 11 Lecture 4 Quiz Question 1 From the text reading assignment, in earlier phases of a project, an engineer often relies on: A. Estimation B. Sketching C. Approximation D. Other tools E. All of the above
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3 EGR 100 Week 11 Lecture 5 Types of Prototypes Classified along 2 dimensions: 1 st dimension: physical vs. analytical Physical – tangible; approximates the product interesting aspects built into an artifact
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2012 for the course EGR 100 taught by Professor Hinds during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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