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1. Snap-fits and the attachment level construct -- 2. Overview of the attachment level construct -- 3. Constraint features -- 4. Enhancements -- 5. Fundamental snap-fit concepts -- 6. Feature design and analysis -- 7. The snap-fit development process -- 8. Diagnosing snap-fit problems -- 9. Creating a snap-fit capable organization -- beyond individual expertise.
"This book organizes and presents all design aspects of snap-fits with an emphasis on the systems level thinking required to create world-class attachments. Beginning as well as experienced product designers will find the information they need to develop snap-fits more efficiently and avoid many common snap-fit problems. A new chapter in this edition discusses issues associated with managing snap-fit technology in an engineering organization. Suggestions for introducing the technology and strategies for ensuring long-term snap-fit technical capability and learning are provided."--Jacket