Types of Engineering Design

Engineering design is the method of identification and solving engineering problems. Engineering design can have different forms, but they all include a common attribute: any type of engineering design is a process. The main types of engineering design are:

  • Original , or innovative, design generates an original concept for solving a specific need.
  • Adaptive design adapts an existing engineering solution to a new problem.
  • Redesign improves an existing design.
  • Selection design  is base on selection of off-the-shelf components with the needed properties.
  • Product Design and Industrial Design are used for designing products for the market.




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