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Tables of Contents for Engineering Design
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
xv

Fundamentals of Process Modeling
Introduction
1
1
Existing Modeling Methodologies
2
5
CIM-OSA
2
1
EXPRESS
3
1
GRAI Method
3
1
IEM
4
1
PSL/PSA
4
1
4
1
OOMIS
5
1
MOSYS
5
1
Petri Nets
5
1
IDEF Methods
6
1
Integrated Definition Methodology
7
3
Collecting Information
10
4
Group Meeting Method
11
1
Interview Method
11
1
Comparison of Information Collection Methods
12
2
Model-Building Case Study
14
8
Model-Building Procedure
14
3
Process Models
17
5
Summary
22
7
References
23
1
Questions
24
1
Problems
24
5
Analysis of Process Models and Problems
Introduction
29
1
Observational Analysis of Process Models
29
4
Reducing Duration of Processes
30
1
Eliminating Redundant Activities
30
1
Partitioning Activities
30
2
Merging Serial Activities
32
1
Eliminating Cycles
32
1
Computation Analysis of Process Models
33
8
Graph Representation of Dependencies in Process Models
33
1
Types of Dependencies in Process Models
34
1
Ordering Noncyclic Graphs
35
1
Ordering Graphs with Cycles
36
5
Analysis of Design Problems
41
4
Analysis of Design Processes
45
9
Analysis of Critical Patterns
54
5
Summary
59
8
References
59
1
Questions
60
1
Problems
60
7
Process Decomposition
Introduction
67
2
Decomposition of Activity-Parameter Matrix
69
13
Decomposition Concept
69
1
Cluster Identification Algorithm
70
6
Branch-and-Bound Algorithm
76
6
Industrial Case Studies
82
6
Electronic Systems Design Process
83
1
Systems Engineering Process
84
4
Summary
88
3
References
88
1
Questions
89
1
Problems
89
2
Reliability of Process Models
Introduction
91
3
Reduction Method
94
1
Path and Cut Set Methods
95
10
Path Tree Algorithm
96
4
Film Deposition Case Study
100
2
Evaluation of Cut Sets
102
1
Cut Set-Activity Incidence Matrix
103
1
Path Set-Activity Incidence Matrix
104
1
Summary
105
6
References
106
1
Questions
106
1
Problems
107
4
Assessment of Process Risks
Introduction
111
1
Path Sets and Decision Sets
112
5
Decision Sets and Customer Requirements
117
2
Scenario Probability
119
4
Scenario Consequences
123
1
Process Risk
124
1
Summary
125
4
References
126
1
Questions
126
1
Problems
126
3
Quality Function Deployment and Process Models
Introduction
129
4
Design Process
133
1
Relationship between Design Process Attributes and Variables
134
7
Optimizing the Quality of Critical Design Activities
141
4
Summary
145
4
References
145
1
Questions
145
1
Problems
146
3
Scheduling Design Activities
Introduction
149
1
Problem Description
150
2
Iterative Nature of the Design Process
151
1
Mathematical Programming Model
152
2
Push Scheduling Mode
154
5
Basic Solution Approach
154
2
Case Study
156
3
Pull Scheduling Mode
159
11
Analogy of Design Process to Pull System
160
1
Scheduling Problem
160
1
Temporal Constraints
161
1
Resource Constraints
162
1
Minimization of the Estimated Weighted Lateness of Process Activities
163
2
General Framework for Scheduling Process Activities
165
1
Illustrative Example
166
4
Summary
170
5
References
170
1
Questions
171
1
Problems
171
4
Team Formation
Introduction
175
1
Quality Function Deployment
176
1
Analytical Hierarchy Process
177
3
Mathematical Programming Model
180
1
Automotive Case Study
181
8
Model Solution
189
4
Modified Hierarchy
193
2
Summary
195
6
References
196
1
Appendix: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
197
1
Questions
198
1
Problems
198
3
Requirements in Conceptual Design
Introduction
201
1
Requirements-Forming Stage
202
4
Search for Design Solutions
206
13
Example 1: Exploring Alternative Solutions
206
1
Level 1
206
1
Level 2
207
2
Level 3
209
3
Example 2: Generating a Specific Solution
212
1
Level 1
212
1
Level 2
213
2
Level 3
215
1
Level 4
216
1
Level 5
217
2
Summary
219
4
References
219
1
Questions
220
1
Problems
220
3
Synthesis in Conceptual Design
Introduction
223
1
Principles of Design Synthesis
223
5
Components
225
1
Functions
225
1
Attributes
225
1
Dynamic Behavior
226
1
Component Connections
227
1
Design Specifications
228
3
Generation of Connections
231
3
Synthesis Algorithm
234
1
Illustrative Example
235
5
Summary
240
3
References
240
1
Questions
241
1
Problems
241
2
Decomposition of Products, Systems, and Problems
Introduction
243
1
Product Decomposition
244
5
Structural Decomposition
244
1
Identification of Agents in Constraint-Based Design
244
4
Product Modularity
248
1
Product Structure and Design Activities
249
3
Problem Decomposition
252
5
Summary
257
2
References
257
1
Questions
258
1
Problems
258
1
Modular Products
Introduction
259
6
Modeling Product Modularity
265
3
Representation of Modular Products
266
2
Modularity Problem
268
1
Modularity Algorithm
269
1
Illustrative Examples
270
10
Conceptual Design Phase
270
1
Detailed Design Phase
271
1
Electrical Design
271
3
Mechanical Design
274
6
Interpretation of Different Types of Modularity
280
4
Forming Modules Based on an Interaction Graph
284
7
Development of Modules
291
2
Summary
293
6
References
293
1
Questions
294
1
Problems
295
4
Design of Parts
Model-Based Design of Mechanical Parts
299
5
PROMPT Overview
299
2
Graph of Models
301
1
Modification Operators
302
2
Constraint-Based Design
304
15
Classification of Machining Constraints
305
2
Geometric Constraints
307
1
Machining Resource Constraints
307
1
Machining Condition Constraints
308
1
Methods and Equipment for Inspection and Testing
309
1
Machining Precedence Constraints
309
1
Representation of Machining Constraints and Form Features
309
2
Checking Machining Constraints
311
1
Constraint-Based Design System
312
1
System Architecture
312
3
Heuristic Algorithm for Checking Machining Constraints
315
4
Design of Tolerances
319
11
Integer Programming Approach to Deterministic Tolerance Synthesis
319
1
Methodology
319
1
Illustrative Examples
320
4
Extensions of the Integer Programming Approach
324
1
Design of Experiments Approach for Deterministic Tolerance Synthesis
325
1
Deterministic Tolerance Synthesis
326
1
Illustrative Examples
326
4
Summary
330
2
References
331
1
Questions
332
1
Problems
332
5
Design Problem Solving
Introduction
337
1
Solution Approaches
338
13
Weighted Objective Method
338
1
Fuzzy Sets
339
1
Group Decision Making
340
11
Summary
351
6
References
352
1
Questions
353
1
Problems
353
4
Design of Parts and Systems for a Manufacturing Environment
Introduction
357
1
Design for Reliability and Maintainability
358
9
Design for Reconfigurability
367
2
Design for Material Handling
369
3
Design for Schedulability
372
12
Implementation of the Design for Schedulability Rules
381
3
Summary
384
3
References
384
1
Questions
385
1
Problems
385
2
Dependency Analysis in Engineering Design
Introduction
387
1
Dependency Analysis
388
18
Problem Description
388
1
Dependency Networks
389
4
Reduction of Dependency Networks
393
4
Car Design Example
397
2
Manufacturability Example
399
7
Design Negotiation Procedure
406
2
Summary
408
11
References
409
1
Appendix A. Spring Design: List of Parameters, Variables, and Constraints
410
1
Design Parameters and Variables
410
1
Quantitative Relationship between Variables of Design Perspectives
411
1
Design Perspective
411
1
Reliability Perspective
411
1
Manufacturing Perspective
412
1
Appendix B. Spring Design: Interaction Session
412
4
Questions
416
1
Problems
417
2
Index
419
6
Appendix: Scitor Process Tool
425