Design Engineering Manual - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856178389, 9781856178648

Design Engineering Manual

1st Edition

Editors: Mike Tooley
eBook ISBN: 9781856178648
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856178389
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 16th November 2009
Page Count: 610
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Description

Design Engineering Manual offers a practical guide to the key principles of design engineering. It features a compilation of extracts from several books within the range of Design Engineering books in the Elsevier collection. The book is organized into 11 sections. Beginning with a review of the processes of product development and design, the book goes on to describe systematic ways of choosing materials and processes. It details the properties of modern metallic alloys including commercial steels, cast irons, superalloys, titanium alloys, structural intermetallic compounds, and aluminum alloys. The book explains the human/system interface; procedures to assess the risks associated with job and task characteristics; and environmental factors that may be encountered at work and affect behavior. Product liability and safety rules are discussed. The final section on design techniques introduces the design process from an inventors perspective to a more formal model called total design. It also deals with the behavior of plastics that influence the application of practical and complex engineering equations and analysis in the design of products.

Key Features

  • Provides a single-source of critical information to the design engineer, saving time and therefore money on a particular design project
    1. Presents both the fundamentals and advanced topics and also the latest information in key aspects of the design process
    2. Examines all aspects of the design process in one concise and accessible volume

    Readership

    Design engineers, mechanical engineers, materials engineers, materials developers, graduate students.

    Table of Contents


    Section 1 Introduction

    1.1 Introduction

    Section 2 The Design Process

    2.1 The structure of the design process

    2.2 Designing to ensure quality

    2.3 Solving the requirements problem

    2.4 Design specification

    Section 3 Product Development

    3.1 The business objective

    3.2 The market opportunity

    Section 4 Design and Materials

    4.1 Materials and the environment

    4.2 Materials and industrial design

    4.3 Forces for change

    Section 5 New Materials

    5.1 Advanced alloys

    Section 6 Design and Ergonomics

    6.1 Personal factors

    6.2 Physical factors

    6.3 Environmental factors

    Section 7 Reliability and Maintainability

    7.1 Quality and reliability

    7.2 Designing capable components and assemblies

    Section 8 Product Safety and Legal Liability

    8.1 Project management

    8.2 Contract clauses and their pitfalls

    8.3 Product liability and safety legislation

    Section 9 Design Techniques: Electronics

    9.1 Circuit simulation

    9.2 The PIC microcontroller

    9.3 Introduction to EMC

    9.4 The EMC directive

    Section 10 Design Techniques: Mechanics

    10.1 Introduction to mechanical design

    10.2 Mechanical elements

    Section 11 Design Techniques: Plastics

    11.1 Overview

    11.2 Product design

    11.3 Material and shape selection

    Index






    Details

    No. of pages:
    610
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Butterworth-Heinemann 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    eBook ISBN:
    9781856178648
    Hardcover ISBN:
    9781856178389

    About the Editor

    Mike Tooley

    Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Vice Principal, Dean of Faculty and Head of Engineering at Brooklands College, Surrey, UK

    Reviews

    "Tooley intends Design Engineering Manual as a one-stop, concise compendium of design engineering information. The text encompasses a broad array of engineering related topics—such as design, new materials, ergonomics, reliability and maintainability, and product safety—for applications in electrical, mechanical, civil, and architectural engineering. Chapters are supported with illustrations, case studies, and diagrams. Specific sections are included on design techniques for electronics, mechanics, and plastics. The book is written for engineers, material developers, and graduate students."--Mechanical Engineering Magazine