Saturday, December 7, 2013

Engineering decisions

Engineering decisions are always about compromises. In almost all practical situations, perfect solutions are difficult to come by. In a sense, the best solution is normally chosen from among a pool of options. Sometimes, the available options are relatively good and choosing is by maximum advantage. In some cases, the options are not as desirable and choosing is by minimum consequences. In either extreme case, a better decision will still create the best benefit.