Engineering Design, Planning, And Management by Hugh JackEngineering Design, Planning, And Management by Hugh Jack

Engineering Design, Planning, And Management

byHugh JackEditorHugh Jack

Paperback | January 24, 2013

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Engineering Design, Planning and Managementcovers engineering design methodology with an interdisciplinary approach, concise discussions, and a visual format. The book explores project management and creative design in the context of both established companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Readers will discover the usefulness of the design process model through practical examples and applications from across the engineering disciplines.

The book explains useful design techniques such as concept mapping and weighted decision matrices, supported with extensive graphics, flowcharts, and accompanying interactive templates. The discussions are organized around 12 chapters dealing with topics such as needs identification and specification; design concepts and embodiments; decision making; finance, budgets, purchasing, and bidding; communication, meetings, and presentations; reliability and system design; manufacturing design; and mechanical design. Methods in the book are applied to practical situations where appropriate. The design process model is fully demonstrated via examples and applications from a variety of engineering disciplines. The text also includes end-of-chapter exercises for personal practice.

This book will be of interest to product designers/product engineers, product team managers, and students taking undergraduate product design courses in departments of mechanical engineering and engineering technology.



  • Chapter objectives and end-of-chapter exercises for each chapter
  • Supported by a set of PowerPoint slides for instructor use
  • Available correlation table links chapter content to ABET criteria
Product Design and Manufacturing EngineeringGrand Valley State UniversityDr. Jack holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. His areas of interest include Manufacturing Controls, Robotics, Rapids Prototyping and Process Planning. In 2000 he was awarded the John T. Parsons Outst...
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Title:Engineering Design, Planning, And ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:492 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 24, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123971586

ISBN - 13:9780123971586

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Overview of Design Products Chapter 2: Needs Identification and Specifications Chapter 3: Design Concepts and Embodiments Chapter 4: People and Teams Chapter 5: Decision Making Chapter 6: Planning and Managing Projects Chapter 7: Finance, Budgets, Purchasing, and Bidding Chapter 8: Communication, Meetings, and Presentations Chapter 9: Universal Design Topics Chapter 10: Reliability and System Design Chapter 11: Manufacturing Design Chapter 12: Mechanical Design Appendices