Card Set Information
11, materials, DFX
Transforming a Design Concept into Reality
Empire State Building
Concurrent Engineering and Design for X
Simultaneous development of all aspects of a design
DFX - seek to achieve specific objectives, all of which critical to a design's success
Beverage Cans - During WWII, amount of metal used reduced,
Poor Implementation Can Lead to Failure
Kansas city Walkway Disaster
Final design was changed from the original drawings
What materials are available?
How will each material aid or hinder performance requirements?
Which manufacturing processes are available?
Strength, stiffness, ductility, toughness
Can be difference between success and failure