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What to do first when going from Prototype to Finished Product? [closed]

When you have a working prototype based on off the shelf parts (eg. Arduino), and you want to move to designing a finished product, what is the correct order of development? Electrical Engineering? (...
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Placing machine visions targets with high accuracy

My company is working on a machine vision application. One of our requirements is that the camera peer through a frame (like a picture frame - see here ), where the top and bottom border are etched ...
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How can I remove Ozone from a sealed enclosure

One of the processes in a current product design catalyzes the conversion of atmospheric oxygen into ozone: $$ 3\text{O}_2+\text{energy}\rightarrow 2\text{O}_3 $$ Ozone is highly reactive and, over ...
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How to prevent static buildup in an electric burr mill coffee grinder?

Every morning when I get up, I use this coffee grinder to grind beans for my morning coffee. When I remove and subsequently open the top of the bin, I often find that enough static electricity has ...
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What does it mean to design something by using "first principles"? [closed]

A fan of Elon musk but have hard time understanding his engineering approach when he says use "first principles". Could anyone elaborate on that ? When we got a problem at hand what is the first ...
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How to determine if an engineering process is stable and capable?

Mostly interested in understanding how engineers determine if an engineering process is stable and capable, particular in design for manufacturing (DFM) frame work for components. Some example ...
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How can the vendor be approved/disapproved based on validation test data?

The power requirement for a sub system is 5V +/- 10% @ 1A of current. A RFQ was issued and a prospect vendor was selected. A first article of inspection (FAIR) has been submitted which includes 15 ...
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