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The process of marking and cutting tile to be laid along a wall can be an arduous one. One man with a possible solution to this problem is Eula Dozier, who has invested a considerable amount of time and money into the design and prototyping of a tile makring tool. Mr. Dozier, however, has exhausted his resourses and has come to RIT for help with the progression of his idea into a marketable product for contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike.
P08603 is a ground-up redesign of Mr. Dozier's concept incorporating Design for Manufacture (DFM) principles to develop a product that will easily be able to be transitioned into the manufacuring environment should Mr. Dozier decide to take it there. A colaboration between engineers and designers will be required to come up with a proven design, from both a manufacturability point of view, and that of an acceptable conculer product.
Sponsored by: Rochester Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Dept.
- Project Name
- Redesign of Tile Marking Tool for Mass Production
- Project Number
- Project Family
- Construction Industry Technology
- Entrepreneurship and Business Development Track
- Start Term
- End Term
- Faculty Guide
- Professor Timothy Landschoot (ME)
- Faculty Consultant
- John Wellin P.E.(ME)
- Graduate Teaching Assistant
- TA name here
- Primary Customer
- Eula Dozier
- Customer contact information :
- Cell: (585) 414-5599 (Preferred method)
- Email: email@example.com
This outline for the posting of team created documents follows the general product development process presented in the textbook "Product Design and Development" by Ulrich and Eppinger.
Portions of the team documents have been prepared by a DPM student prior to the launch of this project. This information is intended to help get the team started with a first draft needs assessment and work breakdown structure. The team members can adapt this information as the project progresses.
Keep in mind that everything you include in this web tree is visible to the world and the general public. If you have documents that reflect work in progress, or contain data that has not been fully vetted, then it may be better to include those internal working documents in the private section of the web tree, or in the project repository proper, outside of the web tree. Note that anyone with Guest or higher memberhsip in your project can read your entire project repository. Anyone with an Editor or higher membership can makes changes to your repository. All Observer members can view, but not edit, the web portion of your repository.
These links provide a basic starting point for your team to prepare a comprehensive web site about your project.
After you get started on the project, you may want to replace these introductory paragraphs with a photograph of your team. Near the conclusion of your design project, you may also wish to include a photo of your finished product.
- All pictures are protected by Patent 60890638, owned by Eula Dozier.
As you conclude the project, include links to all of your finished and fully polished documents here. The previous sections of the web site contain the entire design history of your project. This section contains the finished products. Add more links as needed.
Concept Design Review Documents (SD I)
Detailed Design Review Documents (SD I)
Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD I)
Technical Conference Publication (SD II)
Poster Publication (SD II)
Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD II)