How Design Criteria and Design Reviews Have Used Past Experience to Avoid Repeating Mistakes 680685

Retrieval of design criteria and calculating techniques from past experience is perhaps the most direct method of preventing repeated errors and duplication of design efforts. This paper presents a detailed plan for developing a utilization program of such experience, one that considers initial training of the engineer, data collection and availability, and methods for documenting, specializing and updating essential design information. Examples of effective design criteria are used to illustrate the plan.


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