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Why Design Faculty choose The Mechanical Design Process

and The Mechanical Design Process Case Studies for their students.

Help your students develop good habits during:

  • Problem understanding

  • Concept generation

  • Concept selection

  • Decision making

  • Functional modeling

  • Product generation

  • Product evaluation

  • Team management

  • Design for cost, assembly, manufacture, sustainability and more.

Whether teaching a course on the design process, a senior design course, or a capstone; there are many resources in The Mechanical Design Process that can help students learn how to be better design engineers.  


In spite of its title, The Mechanical Design Process is a book for all product developers.  It has been described as one of the best systems design books available.  It is a must for design process, senior design, and capstone courses click here to see how this book can help your students and program be successful.


Provide your students with a holistic, systematic view of how to discover their customers’ needs and see them through to on-time, cost effective, quality products.

There are 13 case studies showing students how successful design engineers resolve difficult design problems.

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Why teaching the design process during junior year is important for capstone project and internship success?

A four page paper describing how important this information is for student success.  The paper has been submitted to the 2018 Capstone Design Conference, Rochester N.Y., June 2018.

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