Product Design and Development


Product Design and Development

Karl T. Ulrich and Steven D. Eppinger
Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2016.

Table of Contents

1    Introduction

2    Development Processes and Organizations

3    Opportunity Identification

4    Product Planning

5    Identifying Customer Needs

6    Product Specifications

7    Concept Generation

8    Concept Selection

9    Concept Testing

10    Product Architecture

11    Industrial Design

12    Design for Environment

13    Design for Manufacturing

14    Prototyping

15    Robust Design

16    Patents and Intellectual Property

17    Design of Services

18    Product Development Economics

19    Managing Projects


A web site supports the textbook, providing students and instructors with product development resources related to the book.

The sixth edition includes a new chapters on service design and new examples in several other chapters.  If you have any suggestions for future editions, please let us know.