Product design and development
- Ulrich, Karl T.
- 4th ed.
- Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, c2008.
- Physical description
- xv, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Eppinger, Steven D.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Development Processes and Organizations Chapter 3 Product Planning Chapter 4 Identifying Customer Needs Chapter 5 Product Specifications Chapter 6 Concept Generation Chapter 7 Concept Selection Chapter 8 Concept Testing Chapter 9 Product Architecture Chapter 10 Industrial Design Chapter 11 Design for Manufacturing Chapter 12 Prototyping Chapter 13 Robust Design Chapter 14 Patents and Intellectual Property Chapter 15 Product Development Economics Chapter 16 Managing Projects.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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- Karl T. Ulrich, Steven D. Eppinger.