Welcome to design well™
Design Well™ is a search-enabled, relational database being built exclusively to display animations of mechanism simulations. This portal is expected to provide a wealth of design ideas in Mechanical Engineering to the engineers involved in Product Design as well as the idea-seeking entrepreneurs to design well. Navigation is enabled in three different ways in Design Well™, ~ though Table of Contents, Keywords or Contributor.
- Click on 'Table of Contents' tab to display the table of contents. Click on a topic/subtopic in the table of contents to display thumb nail windows of animations available in the portal under that topic/subtopic. Select any and double click to display. Click on ‘Read More’ to maximize the display the animation and to display the commentary. Click on the left arrow to progressively go back to the table of contents. For example, click on ‘Geneva Mechanism’ from the table of contents and navigate through the Geneva Mechanisms populated in the portal.
- From 'Home' or elsewhere type a set of keywords in the search window and click on ‘Search’. Listing of the class that satisfies the search criteria will be displayed along with commentary. Click on an item in the listing to display the related animation and commentary. Click on the left arrow on toolbar to go back to listing to display another animation and commentary in that class. Click on the left arrow to progressively go back to where search was started. For example, type ‘geneva’ in the search window, and click on 'Search.' Navigate per directions.
- From 'Home' or elsewhere, click on 'Contributors' to display list of contributors. Click on any 'Username' to display the picture/profile of that contributor. Click on 'Posts' to display the contribution(s) of the contributor picked. Click on any selection from this list and display the related animation along with commentary. Click on the left arrow to progressively go back to where navigation was started. For example, click on 'tip3' from the list of contributors. Then click on 'Spring Loaded Ball Latch.' Navigate per directions.
design well™ portal is in its prototype stage. Please e-mail comments/suggestions, if any to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you. 03/01/2013