"Details the product and system design process from conceptual, economic, and ethical considerations to modeling, decision making, and testing. Enables engineering educators to satisfy the requirements of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for the design component of engineering curricula. Third Edition features expanded coverage of product liability, engineering standards, patents, system design, computer-aided design, optimum design, reliability, and more. "

chapter 1|30 pages

Design and The Engineer

chapter 2|45 pages

Product Liability

chapter 3|21 pages

Need Analysis and Specifications

chapter 4|49 pages

The Feasibility Study

chapter 5|31 pages


chapter 6|35 pages

Alternative Designs and Inventions

chapter 7|52 pages


chapter 8|63 pages


chapter 9|13 pages

The Design of Systems

chapter 10|34 pages

Detailed Design of Devices and Systems

chapter 11|37 pages

Product Design Using Computers

chapter 12|41 pages

Optimum Design

chapter 13|39 pages


chapter 14|29 pages

Accelerated Life Testing

chapter 15|23 pages

Human Factors Engineering

chapter 16|14 pages

The Art of Design