This website is for students who are using the textbook Tradeoff Decisions in System Design by Terry Bahill and Azad Madni, published by Springer 2017.
These are the files that are here.
Baseball Statistics for students contains the data that was used in many homework problems starting in Section 20.
BIMS is peer-reviewed journal paper that summarizes the large design document upon which Section 32 was based.
BIMSsynopsis is the synopsis.
the BIMS tradeoff study. This may be newer than Fig. 32.13 of your textbook. It also has the sensitivity equations.
a simplified BIMS tradeoff study. This has a flat matrix, not one that is hierarchical.
The Pinewood Derby chapter.
The Umpire's Assistant helps the baseball umpire to call balls and strikes.
The Umpire's Assistant Synopsis helps the baseball umpire to call balls and strikes.
The Spin Coachteaches baseball and softball players to pick up the spin on the pitch and predict the spin induced deflection.
The Spin Coach Synopsis is the synopsis.
The Spin Coach PI5 is the tradeoff study and the sensitivity analysis for performance index PI5 of the SpinCoach.
The Spin Coach use case is the listing of all the use cases that were written for the SpinCoach.
When creating a system the engineers must design the product and also the process for producing it. Here is a set of documents that shows both. They were produced by students in Dr. Bahill's design class.
The Spin Coach product is the SpinCoach product documents.
The Spin Coach process is the SpinCoach process documents.
Diogenes is the design of a system that searches for unintended consequences.
DiogenesReqs is the requirements document for Diogenes.
DiogenesTradeoffStudy is the tradeoff study for Diogenes.
DiogenesSensit is the sensitivity analysis for Diogenes.
This site belongs to Terry Bahill: (520) 742-5469. The last major change was made in July, 2017.