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This article describes common design criteria and identifies the design considerations that have a significant effect on the end product. The design criteria include cost; size; mechanical properties; repeatability and precision of parts; damage tolerance and durability; and environmental constraints.

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Greg Kress, Design Criteria, Composites, Vol 21, ASM Handbook, Edited By Daniel B. Miracle, Steven L. Donaldson, ASM International, 2001, p 353–359,

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