Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Discovered two Design Process stages

Archer's systematic method of designers
The six stages of Archer's methods published:
1. Programming
2. Data Collection
3. Analysis
4. Synthesis
5. Development
6. Communication

Thirteen stages of design process devised by J.N. Siddall, designer/engineer
1. Definition of Problem
2. Scanning of all possible design and environmental variables acting on the machine
3. Definition of constraints (legal requirements and standards) uniting of design specifications
4. Creating the basic concept
5. Analysis of the evolutionary basis of the machine
6. Survey on suppliers
7. Optimization
8. Detailing
9. Calculation
10. Procurement
11. Prototypes
12. Testing

Book source:
A Basic Course in Graphic Design...by Richard Taylor

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