Product Design - Lesson Summary
Variant design involves the modification of the varying parameters of a product to develop new and more robust product designs.
The development process which has stages in the development work, followed by periodic gates is known as the Stage-Gate Development Process.
The Spiral Model of product development is practiced in time-compressed industries that produce software products.
The Functional Model and Alternative Product Architectures set the stage for very effective concept engineering.
Engineering Design is a structured process that is different from conventional Design Engineering.
The value of a product is directly dependent on whether they are accepted by society or not.
Creativity is often considered as an evaluation of meeting the desires of society.
The objective of the Synthetic Method is to design something even when there is no explicit problem, whilst the Analytical Method seeks to solve existing problems.
Harold Edgerton, an American researcher and inventor made electronic flash photography a reality in 1931.
The design of new products is the key battleground that all companies must master to remain in business.
Original design involves the elaboration of original solutions for a given task.