List a few reasons it is important to understand the limitations of the manufacturing process when designing a new part or product.
Knowing the limitations of a manufacturing process aids in understanding: - what materials are compatible with a process - how pricing and lead-times may be affected - how to set quality expectations and monitor quality on an on-going basis
What are some key pieces of information learned when performing a tensile test?
Modulus of elasticity, yield strength, and UTS (ultimate tensile strength).
What is one method used to develop a business strategy?
A SWOT Analysis helps businesses focus their efforts in order to develop a business strategy. SWOT stands for: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. A list should be created for each category, while considering internal and external factors, in order to develop a detailed plan.