Acknowledged author wrote The Engineering Design Process comprising 628 pages back in 1996. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0471136999 and 9780471136996. Since then The Engineering Design Process textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $3.00 or rent at the marketplace.
Combines all relevant techniques used in the thermal and materials sciences, fluid engineering, and engineering mechanics to foster an understanding of the engineering design process from the recognition of a need and the definition of design objectives, through product certification and manufacture of a prototype. Coverage includes insight on how to manage a project, safety and environmental protection, plus a unique chapter concerning ethics. This edition has been updated to incorporate current trends and environmental and economic issues. Mini projects stress such topics as codes and specifications, economical design, statistical data analysis, simulation and modeling, creativity, and innovation. Features actual case studies.