Process: Product design stage to Ramy's project planning and contribution accounting starting 2016-03-07 ending 2016-03-10

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R&D report @Product design stage 1.00 Idea due March 10, 2016


Planned Work: (Requirements are ordered by due date)

Work - Design Electronics: 20.00 Time - Hours due March 7, 2016

This is a process for considering design characteristics for the electronics layer of the product.
If this process if the product doesn't have any electronic components.
The output of this process is a design file.

Taken by Tibi
Work events:
March 9, 2016 1.00 Time - Hours Done by Tibi

Worked on the design, identified different options for running motors, asked Ramy to reflect on choosing one of them. I documented all this and shared with Ramy and Jim

Process context:

Pattern: Change
Context: Ramy project
Order: Work order 196 for Ramy's project planning and contribution accounting due: 2016-03-24

Previous processes:

Design considerations to Ramy's project planning and contribution accounting starting 2016-03-05 ending 2016-03-07

Next processes:

Prototyping stage to Ramy's project planning and contribution accounting starting 2016-03-09 ending 2016-03-16

Process notes:

NOTE: you need to create specific design processes here (Design electronic, mechanical, optical, software or other)

This design stage focuses on the product itself and feeds on the Design considerations stage. Designs can be of multiple types: mechanical, electronic, optical/photonic, etc. Designs are Resources in the NRP-VAS system, and are represented by some sort of design file: a sketch, a CAD file, link to a software repository, etc.

INPUT: all from Ideation and Design considerations
OUTPUT: product design - file(s), can be multiple

Distinguish 2 levels of design at this stage:
1- System Level Design: Definition of product architecture, decomposition into subsystems and components, and preliminary design of key components. Plans for the production system and final assembly; Outputs: Geometric Layout of the product, a functional specification of each subsystems, and a preliminary process flow diagram for the final assembly process.
2- Detail Design: Complete specification of geometry, materials, tolerance of all unique parts; identification of all the standard parts to be purchased from suppliers. Process plan established and tooling designed for each fabricated part within the production system. Outputs: Control Documentation for the product - drawings or computer files describing the geometry of each part and its production tooling, specs of purchased parts and the process plan for fabrication and assembly. Three Critical issues: Materials Selection; production cost; and robust performance.

Desired design characteristics
* Shareable (the sharing economy)
* Modular (perpetual products and customizable) - see this link about a specific effort to define a standard for scientific parts.
* Interoperable (standards)
* Socializable (offer value through social interactions and communities)
* Sustainable

See product design philosophy doc