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1-3 Introduction to Axiomatic Design ( PDF )
4 Information Content and Robustness ( PDF )
5 Information Content (cont.)

Project Discussion

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6-7 Multi-FR Design  
8-9 Information Content (cont.) ( PDF )

Supplementary Lecture Note ( PDF )

11-12 Design of Systems ( PDF )
13 Guest Lecture  
14 Design of Manufacturing Systems ( PDF )
15 Axiomatic Design of Manufacturing Systems

Case Study - Complex System Design (NASA / Project)

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16 Complexity I

Project Discussion

( PDF - 1.1 MB )
17-18 Complexity II ( PDF )
19 Complexity Review ( PDF )
20 Reduction of Complexity with Geometric Functional Periodicity ( PDF )
21 Reduction of Complexity in Materials through Functional Periodicity

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22 Complexity of Socio-Economic Political Systems: Application of Functional Periodicity ( PDF )
23 Cost Engineering in Axiomatic Design ( PDF - 1.6 MB )
25 Project Presentations  

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