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 IntroductionChapter 2 Development Processes and OrganizationsChapter 3 Product PlanningChapter 4 Identifying Customer NeedsChapter 5 Product SpecificationsChapter 6 Concept GenerationChapter 7 Concept SelectionChapter 8 Concept TestingChapter 9 Product ArchitectureChapter 10 Industrial DesignChapter 11 Design for ManufacturingChapter 12 PrototypingChapter 13 Robust DesignChapter 14 Patents and Intellectual PropertyChapter 15 Product Development EconomicsChapter 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.