3. Product Design

• When designing a product there are certain terms that designers use,


3.1 Axioms for Legal Designs

• Some rules to follow to reduce the chance/success of a law suit

the design process should examine hazards and probabilities (e.g., FMEA)

make sure that all employees conform to the current standards and legal requirements (e.g. toxicity)

inspection and quality control in manufacturing

clearly written warning labels and manuals that outline proper use and hazards

keep good records of all tests, inspections, etc.

3.2 References

3.1 Ullman, D.G., The Mechanical Design Process, McGraw-Hill, 1997.