Faculty Advisor

Rong, Yiming

Center

Shanghai, China

Abstract

Industrial design plays a vital role in a commercial productÂ’s success in the market. In todayÂ’s market, it is seldom sufficient for a product to be technologically well engineered, as it is also important to be aesthetically pleasing, easy to use and maintain. Tyco Fire Protection Products, Shanghai is in need of designing a small capacity fire alarm control panel for the China tier-2 market. The company required assistance with industrial design of the product as it lacked resources in the area. The project team analyzed various design principles and applied them to deliver industrial design solutions for the Simplex small capacity fire alarm control panel.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2012

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Major

Management

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Project Center

Shanghai, China

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