Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Engineering design process

Index Engineering design process

The engineering design process is a methodical series of steps that engineers use in creating functional products and processes. [1]

64 relations: ABET, Applied science, Availability, Axiomatic product development lifecycle, Blueprint, Brainstorming, Certification of voting machines, Computer-aided design, Conceptual design, Conceptualization (information science), Cost accounting, Creativity, Decision-making, Design, Design engineer, Design for manufacturability, Design review, Design science, Diagram, Discovery (observation), Displacement (vector), Engineering analysis, Engineering design management, Engineering optimization, Expert, Feasibility study, Finite element method, Front-end engineering, Ideation (creative process), Innovation, Interaction design, Iteration, John Mylopoulos, Library, Maintainability, Manufacturing, Marketing, Mass production, Mathematical optimization, Morphological analysis (problem-solving), New product development, Packaging and labeling, Plan (drawing), Procurement, Production planning, Reliability engineering, Requirement, Requirements analysis, Research, Reverse engineering, ..., Risk assessment, Schematic, Scientific method, Software development process, Solid modeling, Specification (technical standard), Stress (mechanics), Surrogate model, Synectics, Systems engineering, Testability, Trade magazine, Traditional engineering, TRIZ. Expand index (14 more) »

ABET

ABET, incorporated as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization that accredits post-secondary education programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

New!!: Engineering design process and ABET · See more »

Applied science

Applied science is the application of existing scientific knowledge to practical applications, like technology or inventions.

New!!: Engineering design process and Applied science · See more »

Availability

In reliability theory and reliability engineering, the term availability has the following meanings.

New!!: Engineering design process and Availability · See more »

Axiomatic product development lifecycle

Axiomatic Product Development Lifecycle (APDL) (also known as Transdisciplinary System Development Lifecycle (TSDL), and Transdisciplinary Product Development Lifecycle (TPDL)) is a systems engineering product development model proposed by Bulent Gumus that extends the Axiomatic design (AD) method.

New!!: Engineering design process and Axiomatic product development lifecycle · See more »

Blueprint

A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, an architectural plan, or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets.

New!!: Engineering design process and Blueprint · See more »

Brainstorming

Brainstorming is a group creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its members.

New!!: Engineering design process and Brainstorming · See more »

Certification of voting machines

Various governments require a certification of voting machines.

New!!: Engineering design process and Certification of voting machines · See more »

Computer-aided design

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.

New!!: Engineering design process and Computer-aided design · See more »

Conceptual design

Conceptual Design is an early phase of the design process, where the broad outlines of function and form of something are articulated.

New!!: Engineering design process and Conceptual design · See more »

Conceptualization (information science)

In information science a conceptualization is an abstract simplified view of some selected part of the world, containing the objects, concepts, and other entities that are presumed of interest for some particular purpose and the relationships between them.

New!!: Engineering design process and Conceptualization (information science) · See more »

Cost accounting

Cost accounting is the process of recording, classifying, analyzing, summarizing, and allocating costs associated with a process, and then developing various courses of action to control the costs.

New!!: Engineering design process and Cost accounting · See more »

Creativity

Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed.

New!!: Engineering design process and Creativity · See more »

Decision-making

In psychology, decision-making (also spelled decision making and decisionmaking) is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.

New!!: Engineering design process and Decision-making · See more »

Design

Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).

New!!: Engineering design process and Design · See more »

Design engineer

A design engineer is a person who may be involved in any of various engineering disciplines including civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, textiles, aerospace, nuclear, manufacturing, systems, and structural /building/architectural.

New!!: Engineering design process and Design engineer · See more »

Design for manufacturability

Design for manufacturability (also sometimes known as design for manufacturing or DFM) is the general engineering practice of designing products in such a way that they are easy to manufacture.

New!!: Engineering design process and Design for manufacturability · See more »

Design review

A design review is a milestone within a product development process whereby a design is evaluated against its requirements in order to verify the outcomes of previous activities and identify issues before committing to - and if need to be re-prioritise - further work.

New!!: Engineering design process and Design review · See more »

Design science

Design Science was introduced in 1957 by R. Buckminster Fuller who defined it as a systematic form of designing.

New!!: Engineering design process and Design science · See more »

Diagram

A diagram is a symbolic representation of information according to some visualization technique.

New!!: Engineering design process and Diagram · See more »

Discovery (observation)

Discovery is the act of detecting something new, or something "old" that had been unrecognized as meaningful.

New!!: Engineering design process and Discovery (observation) · See more »

Displacement (vector)

A displacement is a vector whose length is the shortest distance from the initial to the final position of a point P. It quantifies both the distance and direction of an imaginary motion along a straight line from the initial position to the final position of the point.

New!!: Engineering design process and Displacement (vector) · See more »

Engineering analysis

Engineering analysis involves the application of scientific analytic principles and processes to reveal the properties and state of a system, device or mechanism under study.

New!!: Engineering design process and Engineering analysis · See more »

Engineering design management

Engineering design management is a knowledge area within engineering management.

New!!: Engineering design process and Engineering design management · See more »

Engineering optimization

Engineering optimization is the subject which uses optimization techniques to achieve design goals in engineering.

New!!: Engineering design process and Engineering optimization · See more »

Expert

An expert is someone who has a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a particular field.

New!!: Engineering design process and Expert · See more »

Feasibility study

Feasibility Study is an assessment of the practicality of a proposed project or system.

New!!: Engineering design process and Feasibility study · See more »

Finite element method

The finite element method (FEM), is a numerical method for solving problems of engineering and mathematical physics.

New!!: Engineering design process and Finite element method · See more »

Front-end engineering

Front-End Engineering (FEE), or Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), is an engineering design approach used to control project expenses and thoroughly plan a project before a fix bid quote is submitted.

New!!: Engineering design process and Front-end engineering · See more »

Ideation (creative process)

Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas, where an idea is understood as a basic element of thought that can be either visual, concrete, or abstract.

New!!: Engineering design process and Ideation (creative process) · See more »

Innovation

Innovation can be defined simply as a "new idea, device or method".

New!!: Engineering design process and Innovation · See more »

Interaction design

Interaction design, often abbreviated as IxD, is "the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services." Beyond the digital aspect, interaction design is also useful when creating physical (non-digital) products, exploring how a user might interact with it.

New!!: Engineering design process and Interaction design · See more »

Iteration

Iteration is the act of repeating a process, to generate a (possibly unbounded) sequence of outcomes, with the aim of approaching a desired goal, target or result.

New!!: Engineering design process and Iteration · See more »

John Mylopoulos

John P. Mylopoulos (born 1943) is a Greek-Canadian computer scientist, Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada, and at the University of Trento, Italy.

New!!: Engineering design process and John Mylopoulos · See more »

Library

A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.

New!!: Engineering design process and Library · See more »

Maintainability

In engineering, maintainability is the ease with which a product can be maintained in order to.

New!!: Engineering design process and Maintainability · See more »

Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

New!!: Engineering design process and Manufacturing · See more »

Marketing

Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.

New!!: Engineering design process and Marketing · See more »

Mass production

Mass production, also known as flow production or continuous production, is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.

New!!: Engineering design process and Mass production · See more »

Mathematical optimization

In mathematics, computer science and operations research, mathematical optimization or mathematical programming, alternatively spelled optimisation, is the selection of a best element (with regard to some criterion) from some set of available alternatives.

New!!: Engineering design process and Mathematical optimization · See more »

Morphological analysis (problem-solving)

Morphological analysis or general morphological analysis is a method developed by Fritz Zwicky (1967, 1969) for exploring all the possible solutions to a multi-dimensional, non-quantified complex problem.

New!!: Engineering design process and Morphological analysis (problem-solving) · See more »

New product development

In business and engineering, new product development (NPD) covers the complete process of bringing a new product to market.

New!!: Engineering design process and New product development · See more »

Packaging and labeling

Packaging is the science, art and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use.

New!!: Engineering design process and Packaging and labeling · See more »

Plan (drawing)

Plans are a set of drawings or two-dimensional diagrams used to describe a place or object, or to communicate building or fabrication instructions.

New!!: Engineering design process and Plan (drawing) · See more »

Procurement

Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing terms and acquiring goods, services or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process.

New!!: Engineering design process and Procurement · See more »

Production planning

Production planning is the planning of production and manufacturing modules in a company or industry.

New!!: Engineering design process and Production planning · See more »

Reliability engineering

Reliability engineering is a sub-discipline of systems engineering that emphasizes dependability in the lifecycle management of a product.

New!!: Engineering design process and Reliability engineering · See more »

Requirement

In product development and process optimization, a requirement is a singular documented physical or functional need that a particular design, product or process aims to satisfy.

New!!: Engineering design process and Requirement · See more »

Requirements analysis

In systems engineering and software engineering, requirements analysis encompasses those tasks that go into determining the needs or conditions to meet for a new or altered product or project, taking account of the possibly conflicting requirements of the various stakeholders, analyzing, documenting, validating and managing software or system requirements.

New!!: Engineering design process and Requirements analysis · See more »

Research

Research comprises "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories.

New!!: Engineering design process and Research · See more »

Reverse engineering

Reverse engineering, also called back engineering, is the process by which a man-made object is deconstructed to reveal its designs, architecture, or to extract knowledge from the object; similar to scientific research, the only difference being that scientific research is about a natural phenomenon.

New!!: Engineering design process and Reverse engineering · See more »

Risk assessment

Risk assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative estimate of risk related to a well-defined situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard).

New!!: Engineering design process and Risk assessment · See more »

Schematic

A schematic, or schematic diagram, is a representation of the elements of a system using abstract, graphic symbols rather than realistic pictures.

New!!: Engineering design process and Schematic · See more »

Scientific method

Scientific method is an empirical method of knowledge acquisition, which has characterized the development of natural science since at least the 17th century, involving careful observation, which includes rigorous skepticism about what one observes, given that cognitive assumptions about how the world works influence how one interprets a percept; formulating hypotheses, via induction, based on such observations; experimental testing and measurement of deductions drawn from the hypotheses; and refinement (or elimination) of the hypotheses based on the experimental findings.

New!!: Engineering design process and Scientific method · See more »

Software development process

In software engineering, a software development process is the process of dividing software development work into distinct phases to improve design, product management, and project management.

New!!: Engineering design process and Software development process · See more »

Solid modeling

Solid modeling (or modelling) is a consistent set of principles for mathematical and computer modeling of three-dimensional solids.

New!!: Engineering design process and Solid modeling · See more »

Specification (technical standard)

A specification often refers to a set of documented requirements to be satisfied by a material, design, product, or service.

New!!: Engineering design process and Specification (technical standard) · See more »

Stress (mechanics)

In continuum mechanics, stress is a physical quantity that expresses the internal forces that neighboring particles of a continuous material exert on each other, while strain is the measure of the deformation of the material.

New!!: Engineering design process and Stress (mechanics) · See more »

Surrogate model

A surrogate model is an engineering method used when an outcome of interest cannot be easily directly measured, so a model of the outcome is used instead.

New!!: Engineering design process and Surrogate model · See more »

Synectics

Synectics is a problem solving methodology that stimulates thought processes of which the subject may be unaware.

New!!: Engineering design process and Synectics · See more »

Systems engineering

Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering and engineering management that focuses on how to design and manage complex systems over their life cycles.

New!!: Engineering design process and Systems engineering · See more »

Testability

Testability, a property applying to an empirical hypothesis, involves two components.

New!!: Engineering design process and Testability · See more »

Trade magazine

A trade magazine, also called a trade journal, or trade paper (colloquially or disparagingly a trade rag), is a magazine or newspaper whose target audience is people who work in a particular trade or industry.

New!!: Engineering design process and Trade magazine · See more »

Traditional engineering

Traditional engineering, also known as sequential engineering, is the process of marketing, engineering design, manufacturing, testing and production where each stage of the development process is carried out separately, and the next stage cannot start until the previous stage is finished.

New!!: Engineering design process and Traditional engineering · See more »

TRIZ

TRIZ (теория решения изобретательских задач,, literally: "theory of the resolution of invention-related tasks") is "a problem-solving, analysis and forecasting tool derived from the study of patterns of invention in the global patent literature".

New!!: Engineering design process and TRIZ · See more »

Redirects here:

Engineering Design, Engineering design, The engineering design process.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineering_design_process

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »