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4.1 Design and Development Lifecycles

Analyze, design and develop solutions to monitor and control the production and delivery of goods and services.

Critical Work Functions

  • 4.1.1 Design automation-related production and production support systems
    • 4.1.2 Create and apply technology to control production and process functions
      • 4.1.3 Develop specifications for the design and development of automated control systems
        • 4.1.4 Incorporate requirements of internal and external customers
          • 4.1.5 Interpret and clarify customer expectations and product specifications
            Technical Content Areas

            • 4.1.6 Design lifecycle
              • "Design for X" (design within constraints)
              • Simulation development of prototype processes and products
              • Support systems design and development
              • System design, development, testing, and costing
              • Technical drawings and schematics
                • Computer-aided Design (CAD) drawing fundamentals
                • Geometric dimensions and tolerances
                • Interpretation of drawings and schematics
              • Research and development fundamentals
                • Intellectual property protection
                • Human subject protection
                • Market/sales/life cycle analysis
                • Research and design procedures
            • 4.1.7 Development lifecycle
              • Commissioning
                • Field and Input/Output (IO) installation checks
                • Calibration
                • Validation
                • Punchlist
                • Maintenance Management System updates
              • Periodic Testing
                • Data analysis and verification
                • Data interpretation and corrective action implementation
                • Statistical process control
                • Documentation of fault-finding
                • Ergonomic simulation and assessment of tasks
                • Manufacturing/processing concept planning
                • Mixed model line balancing
                • Plant layout planning and analysis
                • Procedure analysis and verification
                • Resource planning
                • Configuration functionality
                • Workloads on multiple stations