General Engineering Introduction/CDIO/design

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The Design Process[edit]

Requirements for each element or component derived from system level goals and requirements[edit]
Alternatives in design[edit]
The initial design[edit]
Experiment prototypes and test articles in design development[edit]
Appropriate optimization in the presence of constraints[edit]
Iteration until convergence[edit]
The final design[edit]
Accommodation of changing requirements[edit]

The Design Process Phasing and Approaches[edit]

The activities in the phases of system design (e.g. conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design)[edit]
Process models appropriate for particular development projects (waterfall, spiral, concurrent, etc.)[edit]
The process for single, platform and derivative products[edit]

Utilization of Knowledge in Design[edit]

Technical and scientific knowledge[edit]
Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving[edit]
Prior work in the field, standardization and reuse of designs (including reverse engineer and redesign)[edit]
Design knowledge capture[edit]

Disciplinary Design[edit]

Appropriate techniques, tools, and processes[edit]
Design tool calibration and validation[edit]
Quantitative analysis of alternatives[edit]
Modeling, simulation and test[edit]
Analytical refinement of the design[edit]

Multidisciplinary Design[edit]

Interactions between disciplines[edit]
Dissimilar conventions and assumptions[edit]
Differences in the maturity of disciplinary models[edit]
Multidisciplinary design environments[edit]
Multidisciplinary design[edit]

Multi-Objective Design (DFX)[edit]

Performance, life cycle cost and value[edit]
Aesthetics and human factors[edit]
Implementation, verification, test and environmental sustainability[edit]
Maintainability, reliability, and safety[edit]
Robustness, evolution, product improvement and retirement[edit]