Lecture Notes

Lec # Topics Lecture notes
1-3 Introduction to Axiomatic Design (PDF)
4 Information Content and Robustness (PDF)
5 Information Content (cont.)

Project Discussion

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)

(PDF 1)

(PDF 2)

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  

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2005