This book offers students an excellent introduction to a methodical way of designing. Students can subsequently judge for themselves which components of the methodical design process are useful to them. The design method is very accessible and can easily be applied. It hands students the possibility of a solid, systematic and intelligent working method, therefore increasing the chances of completing the design process with a proper design. The book also helps students understand the connections within and coherence between the different disciplines. For experienced designers, the book offers an overview of methods and structures which can support their skills.
Design Handbook is the English edition of Basisboek Ontwerpen. It is very well suited for study courses such as Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Product Design and Industrial Engineering and Management.
The accompanying website offers students and teachers the extended versions of the charts in the book.