Product Design and Development

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-05-05
  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL
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Treating such contemporary design and development issues as identifying customer needs, design for manufacturing, prototyping, and industrial design, Product Design and Development by Ulrich and Eppinger presents in a clear and detailed way a set of product development techniques aimed at bringing together the marketing, design, and manufacturing functions of the enterprise. The integrative methods in the book facilitate problem solving and decision making among people with different disciplinary perspectives, reflecting the current industry toward designing and developing products in cross-functional teams.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Development Processes and Organizations

Chapter 3 Opportunity Identification

Chapter 4 Product Planning

Chapter 5 Identifying Customer Needs

Chapter 6 Product Specifications

Chapter 7 Concept Generation

Chapter 8 Concept Selection

Chapter 9 Concept Testing

Chapter 10 Product Architecture

Chapter 11 Industrial Design

Chapter 12 Design for Environment

Chapter 13 Design for Manufacturing

Chapter 14 Prototyping

Chapter 15 Robust Design

Chapter 16 Patents and Intellectual Property

Chapter 17 Product Development Economics

Chapter 18 Managing Projects

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