Lecture Notes

The lecture notes and commentary for this course will be available in 2007 from Oxford University Press in a book called "Fundamentals of Design" by Alex Slocum. Below are selected lecture notes from previous years.

Topic 1: Design is a Passionate Process (PDF 1 of 3 - 1.5 MB) (PDF 2 of 3 - 1.6 MB) (PDF 3 of 3 - 2.2 MB)

Topic 2: Generating and Creating Ideas

Topic 3: Fundamental Principles (PDF - 1.4 MB)

Topic 4: Linkages (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Topic 5: Power Transmission Elements I (PDF - 3.0 MB)

Topic 6: Power Transmission Elements II (PDF 1 of 3) (PDF 2 of 3 - 1.5 MB) (PDF 3 of 3)