Putting the design into mechanical CAD: a company methodology

J. D. Cross, I. Black

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This paper outlines the application of a design methodology within a small-batch, marine engineering company that maximized the current capabilities of the company's CAD facilities. This methodology is assessed in relation to a systematic information flow for engineering desingn. The paper subsequently details pilot work that acted as a company benchmark for the proposed methodology. Some associated organizational issues are also outlined. © 1988.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-218
Number of pages5
JournalDesign Studies
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1988


  • Computer aided design, engineering design
  • design methodology


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