Engineering Design, Planning, and Management,
Edition 2
By Hugh Jack

Publication Date: 05 Apr 2021

Engineering Design, Planning and Management, Second Edition represents a compilation of essential resources, methods, materials and knowledge developed by the author and used over two decades. The book covers engineering design methodology through an interdisciplinary approach, with concise discussions and a visual format. It explores project management and creative design in the context of both established companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Readers will discover the usefulness of the design process model through practical examples and applications from across engineering disciplines.

Sections explain useful design techniques, including concept mapping and weighted decision matrices that are supported with extensive graphics, flowcharts and accompanying interactive templates. Discussions are organized around 12 chapters dealing with topics such design concepts and embodiments, decision-making, finance, budgets, purchasing, bidding, communication, meetings and presentations, reliability and system design, manufacturing design and mechanical design.

Key Features

  • Covers all steps in the design process
  • Includes several chapters on project management, budgeting and teamwork, providing sufficient background to help readers effectively work with time and budget constraints
  • Provides flowcharts, checklists and other templates that are useful for implementing successful design methods
  • Presents examples and applications from several different engineering fields to show the general usefulness of the design process model
About the author
By Hugh Jack, Department of Engineering and Technology, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, USA
Book details
ISBN: 9780128210550
Page Count: 512
Illustrations : Approx. 460 illustrations
Retail Price : £68.95
9780128012420; 9780080966595; 9780081023679
Students taking undergraduate product design courses in departments of mechanical engineering and engineering technology; product designers/product engineers, product team managers