Clarify objectives 2 establish metrics for objectives

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Unformatted text preview: finition 1. clarify objectives 2. establish metrics for objectives 3. identify constraints 4. revise problem statement Conceptual Design 11. model or analyze design 12. test and evaluate design Figure 2.2, p.25 Dym and Little 5. establish functions 6. establish requirements 7. establish means 8. generate alternatives 9. Refine and apply metrics 10. Choose a design Preliminary Design 13. refine and optimize design 14. Assign and fix design details Detailed Design Final Design (Fabrication Specs & Documentation) Design Communication 15. document design Engineering Education Why have a “Design Method”? • Important to have a defined design procedure to find good solutions. • Encouraged to proceed through the design process in a deliberate manner • Lead to possible solutions more quickly and directly • Systematic procedures try to steer the efforts of designers from unconscious to conscious and into a purposeful path • Easier to divide work among designers Increase the probability of developing a successful design, w...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2014 for the course ENGE 1114 taught by Professor Twknott during the Spring '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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