Create an account
a computer program which attempts to simulate the abstract model of a particular system
analysing a situation, which would benefit from re-design, and working out a strategy for improving it.
the ability to analise the information and choose an answer from the wide range of alternatives
justifies the precise requirements of the design and also list of criteria against which it can be evaluated
Exploded isometric drawing
an isometric drawing of an object with more than one component which shows how they fit together
small changes to the design of a product, which are insignificant on their own, but accumulate over time to give a larger effect
a 3D epresentation of an object drawn with a 30 degree inclination to the vertical plane
a 3D drawing that realistically represents an object by utilizing foreshortening and vanishing points
where a completely new product is devised by going back to the roots of the problem and thinking about a solution in different way
Design for assembly
designing taking into account of assembly at different levels e.g. component to component and subassemblies
Design for disassembly
designing whilst taking into account the need to take apart the product when it becomes obselete so that it can be reused, repaired or materials recycled
Design for manufacture
designing specifically for the optimization of current manufacturing capability
Design for process
designing the product so it can be made using a specific process such as injection moulding
designing a product in a way that takes account its impact on the environment throughout its life
a class of materials that are continuous filaments or discreet elongated pieces with the thickness to length ratio of at least 1:80
the production of large amounts of a standardized product on production lines giving a high rate of production per worker
a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
an evaluation of the actual performance of the task or learning objective using the condition under which it will be performed and act as an absolute standard for acceptable performance
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