Learning to exploit tolerances: an undergraduate laboratory exercise in system design of an instrument by ProQuest

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									Learning to exploit tolerances:
an undergraduate laboratory exercise
in system design of an instrument
C. S. O. King, D. W. Stupples and P. J. Thomas
School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, City University, London
E-mail: p.j.thomas@city.ac.uk

Abstract A laboratory exercise is described that introduces the engineering student to design to
meet a customer specification. The student learns to appreciate the system-engineering nature
of design, where multiple objectives need to be satisfied. The design vehicle is one of the most
conceptually simple inst
								
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