Ford, Ralph M. 1965-

Design for electrical and computer engineers : theory, concepts, and practice Ralph M. Ford, Chris S. Coulston - Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2008. - xv, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Part I - The Engineering Design Process Chapter 1: The Engineering Design Process Chapter 2: Project Selection and Needs Identification Chapter 3: The Requirements Specification Chapter 4: Concept Generation and Evaluation Part II - Design Tools Chapter 5: System Design I: Functional Decomposition Chapter 6: System Design II: Behavior Models Chapter 7: Testing Chapter 8: System Reliability Part III - Professional Skills Chapter 9: Teams and Teamwork Chapter 10: Project Management Chapter 11: Ethical and Legal Issues Chapter 12: Oral Presentations Appendices References Appendix A Glossary Appendix B Decision Making with Analytical Hierarchy Process Appendix C Component Failure Rate Data Appendix D Manufacturer Datasheets Index

Provides a treatment of the design process in ECE with an academic basis that is integrated with practical application. This book guides students and faculty through the steps necessary for the successful execution of design projects. It is intended for students and teachers engaged in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) design projects.



Engineering design
Electronic circuit design
Electrical engineering


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