Implementation of light-scattering instrumentation: innovation, design and development

Roger White, Nikolai Zhelev, David A. Bradley

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Abstract

Product design invokes a complex process which integrates technical issues with user needs, finance and marketing within a product development strategy for the short, medium and long terms. Failure to understand these issues and their integration will significantly impact on the success of the resulting product or system. This implies that non-technical issues, which can sometimes be afforded a lower status, are given an equal weighting from the initiation of the design process.

The chapter looks at this process in the context of a novel form of light-scattering instrument targeted at aggregation analysis. It considers the nature of the application and the need for an instrument of the type proposed along with generic considerations associated with the progression from idea through concept to product and beyond. It then uses the development profile for an advanced protein aggregation monitor, the Norton NS4910 PAM, as an illustrative example.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMechatronics and manufacturing engineering
Subtitle of host publicationresearch and development
EditorsJ. Paulo Davim
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Limited
Pages1-45
Number of pages45
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780857095893
ISBN (Print)0857091506, 9780857091505
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012

Publication series

NameWoodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical engineering
PublisherWoodhead Publishing
ISSN (Print)2048-0571
ISSN (Electronic)2048-058X

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    White, R., Zhelev, N., & Bradley, D. A. (2012). Implementation of light-scattering instrumentation: innovation, design and development. In J. P. Davim (Ed.), Mechatronics and manufacturing engineering: research and development (1st ed., pp. 1-45). (Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical engineering). Woodhead Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1533/9780857095893.1