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Design for Excellence: Engineering Design Conference 2000

Design for Excellence: Engineering Design Conference 2000

Sangarappillai Sivaloganathan (Editor), P. T. J. Andrews (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-860-58259-2

Feb 2005

844 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Design for Excellence contains papers from a conference organised by Brunel University. This book will be useful for designers, engineers, software developers, and other technologists working in a wide variety of engineering applications. Both those working in industry and in the academic environment will want to have access to this valuble resource.


  • A strategic overview of UK product development
  • Technology management – a methodology towards achieving design excellence within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Designing safer systems – the application of human factors methods
  • From environmental assessment results to DFE product changes – an evaluation of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Design determines 70 percent of cost? A review of
    implications for design evaluation
  • Using correlation chains to link customer requirements and physical laws
  • How to manage ‘3-GEN’ products and services
  • Strain based shallow shell finite element for
    circular cylindrical shells
  • Validation of manufacturing facilities in the pharmaceuticals industry
  • The use of formal design techniques in the
    development of a model device
  • Aesthetic intelligence – optimizing user-centred design
  • Tendering for engineering contracts
  • An investigation on specifications – component, source information areas, and contents