ME393, Winter 1999-2000
Design Methodologies
Revision Date: November 24, 1999



Objectives:
This class examines the synthesis of mechanical designs using various design methodologies.   These methodologies provide a means for taking a broad problem definition and generating design concepts or parameterized designs ready for analysis.

References:
Hazelrigg G., Systems Engineering: An Approach to Information-Based Design
Pahl and Beitz, Engineering Design - A Systematic Approach
Suh, N., The Principles of Design

Topics:

1. Axiomatic Design
2. Decision Based Design
3. Systematic Design
4. Catalog Design
5. Parametric Design
Grading:
Grading for this class is based upon group and individual performance in the laboratories and projects.