What is Design?
“The process of devising a system, component,or process to meet desired needs. It is adecision-making process (often iterative), inwhich the basic sciences, mathematics, andengineering sciences are applied to convertresources optimally to meet a stated objective.”
Design associated with principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluidmechanics
Hardware: fans, pumps, compressors,engines, heat exchangers, turbines,reactors, pipes
Systems: power generation, refrigeration,air conditioning, electronics cooling, fluidstransport, and food, chemical, andprocess industries