Chapter 5

Embodiment Phase

Abstract

This chapter examines the embodiment phase of the process, taking the concepts developed in Chapter 4 and making them a reality. Validation and verification are discussed too. Case studies are used to demonstrate the process. The reader is given the opportunity to undertake specification tasks for themselves.

Keywords

embodiment
detailed design
prototypes
final design
design history file

5.1. A reminder about this phase

We are, now, at the stage where we start to put ‘flesh onto the bones’ of our skeleton of a project. In the previous chapters, we have expanded the initial concept into a series of potential solutions; we have whittled these solutions down to a small number of real candidates, and ...

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