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Course Textbook
PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, 5th edition
Karl T. Ulrich, Steven D. Eppinger
MacGraw Hill
ISBN-10: 0073101427
ISBN-13: 978-0073101422

Reference Materials

A whack on the side of the head
Roger von Oech, Third edition, 1998
Warner books
ISBN: 0-445-67455-9

Advice from 2.009 alumni

After 2.009, next steps IP tutorial by Elaine Yang

Ask us! MIT Library's email service

ASME code of ethics

Battery primer (.pdf), 2.009 notes

Benchmarking and Costing by David Meeker (MIT only, certificates required)
Erasure benchmarking study, Costing study

Casting Silicone and Urethane (video overview, .mov)

Classroom to showroom: After 2.009 by Ming Leong and Geoff Tsai

CRADLE TO CRADLE
William McDonough and Micheal Braungart, (2002)
North Point Press, 19 Union Square West, New York, 10003.
(An alternative view on product development)
http://library.mit.edu/item/001098387

Creativity strategy cheat-sheet

Creativity crisis

Communications Tutorials
Part 1: listening (.pdf)

DESIGN SECRETS: PRODUCTS
Massachusetts, Rockport Publishers, 33 Commercial St. Gloucester, MA 01930, 2001.

Emotional design. How to excite users. Tutorial by Geoff Tsai

ETHICS IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE AND RESEARCH
Caroline Whitbeck (1998)
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
http://library.mit.edu:80/item/001418584

Environmentally conscious mechanical design
Edited by Myer Kutz. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley, 2007.
Barker Library - Stacks | TJ233.E58 2007
http://library.mit.edu:80/item/001468456

Painting and finishing techniques, making things look like plastic (video tutorial, .m4v)

Gantt chart software (open source).

HANDBOOK OF BATTERIES
David Linden and Thomas B. Reddy (2001)
McGraw-Hill
ISBN 0-07-135978-8

HUMAN FACTORS DESIGN HANDBOOK
Woodson, W. E. (1981)
New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company
1991 edition: http://library.mit.edu:80/item/000594297
1981 edition: http://library.mit.edu:80/item/000119668

Illustrator crash-course for 2.009

Kinematics Design Library

KINKAJOU PROJECT: PRODUCT DESIGN OF A LOW COST MICROFIM PROJECTOR
Stacy Figueredo
MIT 2003
This thesis documents the process and techniques used to define the second-generation implementation of the Kinkajou projector.

MATERIALS AND DESIGN: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MATERIAL SELECTION IN PRODUCT DESIGN
Ashby, Johnson
Butterworth Heinemann
ISBN 0750655542

Observing users: a tutorial (.pdf), by designer Jeremy Vanhill

Plastics identification: burn tests
Plastics identification: recycling symbols, typical applications, and properties
Plastics identification (concise); recycling symbols and applications

Plotting, laser cutting, and 3D printing

Portfolio-making tutorial with industrial design student examples
Portfolio-making tutorial with mechanical engineering student examples

PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS: A GRAPHIC NOVEL
Alison Wong
MIT 2003
This thesis geared toward students unfamiliar with the product development process, teaching the main stages and familiarizing students with working in groups and with deadlines. The material is based on the 2.009 curriculum.

Product naming tutorial by Beth Marcus

Provisional Patent Applications

Pugh Charts. How do they work?

Risk identification tutorial (.pdf) and risk register (.xls), by Bobby Dyer

RULES FOR REACHING CONCENSUS
Steven Saint and James R. Lawson
Pfeiffer and Company
ISBN 0-89384-256-7

Running a meeting primer

Scanning images in the Pappalardo lab

Sketching Tutorials

Sketch Modeling Tutorials

Ten tips for 2.009 by Doug Vincent

Tips for digital communication in 2.009

Tips for finding information on the Internet

THE DESIGN OF EVERDAY THINGS
Norman, D. (1989)
New York, Doubleday Currency
http://library.mit.edu:80/item/000426319

THE MEASURE OF MAN: HUMAN FACTORS IN DESIGN
Dreyfuss, H. (1967)
New York, Whitney Library of Design, 18 East 50th Street.
http://library.mit.edu:80/item/000355378

THE TEAM BUILDING TOOLKIT
Deborah Harrington-Mackin
AMACOM
ISBN 0-814407826-3
http://library.mit.edu:80/item/000670603

Vendors and other resources

Work safety awards , source unknown

What about creativity? (news article about the importance of creativity in modern engineering practice)