Expert Manufacturing Advice tailored for step-by-step implementation in the workplace. Small Manufacturers, Machine Shops and CAD Engineers improve and thrive with our hands-on help. Product Development Essentials A Comprehensive, yet Practical Guide to Developing Great Engineering Products: Ideal for Engineers or Small Manufacturers
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Welcome to Product Development Essentials – the section where great design advice is kept simple and ready to apply. It is aimed at those who intend to successfully develop existing or new products and get them to market quickly. The emphasis is on doing what the best businesses do to maximise the chances of success. In addition, the goal is practical help and specific instructions for those, typically small manufacturers, who could really benefit from a helping hand to do ‘product development’. The focus is very much on results - developing high quality products quickly, to beat competitors, increase profits and grow the business. Click on the any of the topics below to find out more...
Product Development Principles
Typical Product Development Process Stages
o Product Development Driven by Business Strategy
o Specification and Requirements
o Concept Design
o Embodiment Design
o Detailed Design
o Engineering Design for Manufacture and Assembly
o Product Launch and Process Review
Process Front End: Understanding the Need for Product Development
Engineering Design for Manufacture and Assembly
Product Launch and Development Process Review
What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do: How to Successfully Managing Product Development
Costing During Product Development
Product and Industrial Design
Intellectual Property Rights
Research and Development (R&D)
Making it Happen: Product Development Action Plan
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Engineering Design Process (Clinton James Campbell)
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