What is a good database design?

Certain principles guide the database design process. The first principle is that duplicate information (also called redundant data) is bad, because it wastes space and increases the likelihood of errors and inconsistencies. The second principle is that the correctness and completeness of information is important. If your database contains incorrect information, any reports that pull … Read more

The analysis of the layout alternatives proposed using the Systematic Layout Planning (SLP) methodology

This chapter discusses about the analysis of the layout alternatives proposed using the Systematic Layout Planning (SLP) methodology as discussed before. The results generated will be compared to the existing layout and the best alternative will be chosen. Analysis 1: Layout Design I In the layout Design I, the results of the proposed layout design … Read more

The different types of design

There may be several types of design such as Adaptive design This is based on existing design, for example, standard products or systems adopted for a new application. Conveyor belts, control system of machines and mechanisms or haulage systems are some of the examples where existing design systems are adapted for a particular use. Developmental … Read more