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Engineering Design Methods Strategies for Product Design

ISBN-10: 0471942286

ISBN-13: 9780471942283

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Nigel Cross

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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Nigel Cross is Emeritus Professor of Design Studies, Open University, UK. He has vast experience as a design teacher and an international reputation as a design researcher through books such as Designerly Ways of Knowing and Analysing Design Activity, and editorship of the leading research journal, Design Studies.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Understanding Design
The Nature of Design
Design Activities
Design Problems
Problem Structures
Design Ability
What Designers Say
How Designers Think
Learning to Design
The Design Process
Descriptive Models
Prescriptive Models
An Integrative Model
Doing Design
New Design Procedures
Systematic Procedures
Design Methods
Creative Methods
Rational Methods
Clarifying Objectives
The Objectives Tree Method
Establishing Functions
The Function Analysis Method
Setting Requirements
The Performance Specification Method
Determining Characteristics
The Quality Function Deployment Method
Generating Alternatives
The Morphological Chart Method
Evaluating Alternatives
The Weighted Objectives Method
Improving Details
The Value Engineering Method
Managing Design
Design Strategies
What is a Design Strategy?
Frameworks for Action
Strategy Control
Setting Strategies and Choosing Tactics
Product Development
Product Design
Product Planning
Product Innovation
Technology Push and Market Pull
References and Sources
Index