Chapter 4

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lohikansun
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251672
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Chapter 4
Updated:
2013-12-08 14:27:04
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engineering
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Engineering,Design
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Design Goals and Case Histories
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  1. Safety
    Laminated Glass for Windshields
  2. Environmental Protection
    Environmentally Safe Batteries
  3. Public Acceptance
    Shopping Cart Security Systems
  4. Ease of Operation
    Childproof Caps for Older Adults
  5. Durability
  6. Use of Standard Parts
  7. Minimum Cost
    • Hubble Space Telescope Failure - Mirrors
    • Ultrasofts Diapers - High cost of production
  8. Minimum Maintenance and Ease of Maintenance
    • Mianus River Bridge Collapse
    • Poor Maintenance led to collase
  9. Design Goal Specs
    • Physical - space allocation or dimension requirements
    • Functional - including acceptable ranges
    • Environmental
    • Legal
    • Human Factors/Ergonomics
  10. Love Canal and Times Beach
    • Waste Disposal
    • Safety and Environmental
  11. Baldwin Dam
    • Collapse
    • Environmental factors
  12. Perrier Water
    • Some water found to contain carcinogens
    • Public Acceptance
  13. Pentium Computer Chip
    • Faulty Chips
    • Originally didn't want to pay for replacements
    • Public Acceptance
  14. Camcorder Redesign
    • Different methods of redesign
    • Adding features vs. simplifying design
  15. Challenger Disaster
    • Failure of O-ring
    • Importance of manufacturing tolerances
  16. Fax Machines
    Wasn't popular until a reduction in retail price
  17. Band-Aids
    Design towards specific goals
  18. Ergonomically Designed Lounge Chair
    Many different aspects considered.

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