Total Design, Paperback
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Based around a core of design activities, this book presents the design function as a systematic and disciplined process, the objective of which is to create innovative products that satisfy customer needs.

The author is widely regarded as a foremost authority on an integrated approach to product engineering.

Highly suitable for all students in engineering, industrial design, architecture and computer science, as well as for the professional engineer and designer who will find in it a very useful framework to assist their design practice.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 296 pages, Ill.
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Mechanical engineering
  • ISBN: 9780201416398



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This book really builds the case for doing all design work upfront before a single tool is cut or prototype is made. It also demonstrates that this process saves money.