This section covers the key stages of transforming the chosen concept design into a fully detailed design with all the dimensions and specifications necessary to make the product specified on a detailed drawing.
The detail design process
The detail design phase lies between the concept design and manufacturing phases of the design process; it is principally concerned with the process of transforming a product concept into a set of manufacturing drawings and documentation. It should be noted that, as the design process is an iterative one, there are no neat demarcations between the sequential phases and, in reality, many of the activities will overlap or be undertaken in parallel.
The detail design process consists of five basic ...