- Understand basic design principles and modern engineering design paradigms.- Understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks.- Understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct product design using the paradigms and tools.- Understand industrial practices in employing virtual engineering design and tools for product development.
- Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage on essential elements for product performance evaluation using the virtual engineering paradigms- Covers CAD/CAE in Structural Analysis using FEM, Motion Analysis of Mechanical Systems, Fatigue and Fracture Analysis- Each chapter includes both analytical methods and computer-aided design methods, reflecting the use of modern computational tools in engineering design and practice- A case study and tutorial example at the end of each chapter provide hands-on practice in implementing off-the-shelf computer design tools- Provides two projects at the end of the book showing the use of Pro/ENGINEER® and SolidWorks ® to implement concepts discussed in the book
Chapter 1: Introduction to e-Design
Chapter 2: Structural Analysis
Chapter 3: Motion Analysis
Chapter 4: Fatigue and Fracture Analysis
Chapter 5: Reliability Analysis
Project P2: Motion Analysis Using Pro/ENGINEER Mechanism Design
Project S2: Motion Analysis Using SolidWorks Motion
Project P3: Structural FEA and Fatigue Analysis Using Pro/MECHANICA Structure
Project S3: Structural FEA and Fatigue Analysis Using SolidWorks Simulation
Dr. Kuang-Hua Chang is a David Ross Boyd Professor and Williams Companies Foundation Presidential Professor for the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) at the University of Oklahoma. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 1990. His areas of interest include Virtual Prototyping, CAD, Fatigue and Reliability Analysis, Tools and Information Integration for Concurrent Design and Manufacturing, Solid Freeform Fabrication, and bioengineering applications. His research has been published in eight books and more than 150 articles in international journals and conference proceedings.