Technology Centre Notes
INESCOP works as a Technology Centre that supports footwear
industries to develop scientific and technical activities that cannot
be undertaken by themselves.
INESCOP owns 20 patents on different systems, most of them
Documenting Product Designs Notes
Engineering Drawing: a drawing that shows the dimensions,
tolerances, materials and finishes of a component. (Fig. 5.9)
Bill of Material (BOM): A listing of the components, their
description and the quantity of each requi
Production Capacity Notes
Design capacity: the theoretical maximum output of a
system, typically stated as a rate, i.e., product units / unit
Effective capacity: The percentage of the design capacity
that the system can actually achieve under the gi
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Quality Function Deployment (DFD) and the House of Quality
QFD: The process of
Determining what are the customer requirements /
Translating those desires into the target product design.
House of quality: A graphic, yet systematic techniqu
Evaluating Alternatives through Decision Trees Notes
Decision Trees: A mechanism for systematically pricing all
options / alternatives under consideration, while taking into
account various uncertainties underlying the considered
CAM Computer Aided Manufacture Notes
CAM is a term used to describe production processes where
machine tools and equipment are controlled by a computer.
CNC machines or machines were
developed in the 1960s but due to the cost of the computers only
Oral presentations Notes
How can we prepare for an excellent presentation?
1) Plan (time, topics, temperament)
who our audience will be,
what we wish to communicate,
why we are giving the present
Engineering change notices Notes
Brief descriptions of changes made to a product
(I.e. what, why, how)
Detailed on a company-approved form
Authorized (signed) and distributed to all the critical depts.
Project Progress Reports
Sent to clients and other st
Detail design Notes
Flow of design information
Responsibility for details
Design information flow & decision-making
Sales & Marketing Responsibilities
Rapid Prototyping Notes
Model-making has always played a key role in product design and
development whether through making 2D sketched models that
allow us to explore the visual form, or producing card, plasticine
or other more solid models that enable us
Practice saying the note card phrases.
Give our draft presentation to some friendly coworkers.
Rehearse using the intended room and audio visual aids.
Video tape and critically evaluate our delivery and visual aids.
Revise or re-writ
Written Design Communications Notes
Letters / Email
Brief communications, often < a page in length
Sent to a few selected individuals
On a specific, usually familiar, topic
Email letters are informal in format and typically very brief.