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Sharing Experience in Engineering Design (SEED 2002)




Sharing Experience in Engineering Design (SEED 2002)

M. A. C. Evatt (Editor), E. K. Brodhurst (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-860-58397-1 September 2002 246 Pages


Sharing Experience in Engineering Design is based on papers presented at the Engineering and Product Design Education Conference E &  PDE 2002.

This volume is vital reading for all those students, practitioners, and professionals operating in the field of product and engineering design and education.


  • The integration of design and business issues in the engineering curriculum
  • What are the qualities and competencies required by product design employers? Product design courses lead the way in providing the graduate with the necessary skills to get the top job
  • Designing for a sustainable future – promoting outreach through the use of case studies; Degree design – exploring creativity from the start
  • Assessing creativity – theory and practice
  • Developing an appreciation of the complex interactions between life-cycle analysis and design for manufacture
  • Strategic design and product development – a practical application of business process re engineering in bespoke manufacturing
  • Engineering design modules teaching by projects
  • Product design project teaching, using athletic transport artefacts as the vehicle
  • Sketching – a dying art? Overcoming human barriers to knowledge-based systems in design.