behaviour is a central tenet of design engineering. This is extends to
concern for the environment and a commitment to sustainable development.
design axioms, basic design, manufacture and operation of mechanical components,
"how stuff works", engineering fundamentals and good design practices.
factors, mechanical modes of failure, kinematic design principles and systems
analyse alternative schemes and trade-offs are made between performance,
cost and risk. Value analysis drives product definition towards
the Best Value outcome for all the stakeholders.
for how to build safe products that take account of the people who use
is a knowledge intense activity. Managing the information and integrating
design tools is critical. We offer some basic design tools
and you manage the information via a workbook.