Prototyping and modelmaking for product design /

Building prototypes and models is an essential component of any design activity. Modern product development is a multi-disciplinary effort that relies on prototyping in order to explore new ideas and test them sufficiently before they become actual products. Prototyping and Modelmaking for Product D...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hallgrimsson, Bjarki.
Format: eBook
Published: London : Laurence King Pub., 2012.
Series:Portfolio skills. Product design.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Characteristics of prototyping
  • How prototypes are used
  • Prototyping interactive electronic products
  • Principles and choices for modelmaking
  • Health and safety
  • Space and setup
  • Workflow
  • Tools
  • Adhesives and fillers
  • Paper
  • Foamcore
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Thermoplastic sheet and extruded shapes
  • Polyurethane modeling board
  • Wood
  • Modeling clay
  • Casting
  • Painting : more than an afterthought
  • Graphics : labels and decals
  • Softgoods : sewn textile products.