Design Definitions and Terminology

The design process is a process of planning to create something for a specific need, task or function, which involves creative and/or inventive thinking and execution in an artistic or highly skilled manner. In engineering, design is an essential part of the engineering process including (but is not limited to) several types of engineering design, such as Mechanical Design, Electrical Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Civil/Architectural Design. All these types of design have their own peculiarities, but also have common features and follow universal general principles and design approaches.

Engineering Design Terminology

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Types of Engineering Design


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