Chapter 11

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  1. Transforming a Design Concept into Reality
    Empire State Building
  2. 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,
  3. Poor Implementation Can Lead to Failure
    • Kansas city Walkway Disaster
    • Final design was changed from the original drawings
  4. Materials Selection
    • What materials are available?
    • How will each material aid or hinder performance requirements?
    • Which manufacturing processes are available?
    • Strength, stiffness, ductility, toughness
  5. Materials Testing
    Can be difference between success and failure
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Chapter 11
11, materials, DFX
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