Advanced Engineering Design

An Integrated Approach


  • Efrén Benavides, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

This book provides engineers and students with a general framework focusing on the processes of designing new engineering products. The procedures covered by the framework lead the reader to the best trade-offs to ensure maximum satisfaction of the customer’s needs, meeting the lowest cost expectations, ensuring the lowest environmental impact and maximising profits and best positioning in the marketplace. Chapters discuss the engineering tools that are compatible with these goals and sustainable activity.
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Engineers and engineering students.


Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-0-85709-093-5


The author has succeeded with this new book in skillfully collating the different theories and current thinking in engineering design processes., Materials World, Kevin Edwards FIMMM

Table of Contents

The design process; Information, entropy, and its relationship to design; Axiomatic design; Metric design; Reliability-based design; Entropy-based design.