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Examination of modularization metrics in industry

Heilemann, Markus; Culley, Steve J.; Schlüter, Meike; Haase, Hans-Joachim // 2013
It is the aim of this paper to examine applicability of modularization metrics in industry. For this purpose, two studies were designed. The first study collects requirements in industry for the ...

GINI index based attribute selection for product configurator design

Wang, Yue; Tseng, Mitchell // 2013
Product configurator system is an important tool to bridge customer needs and company’s offering. It has been widely accepted in industry to facilitate customized product design. However the ...

Improved design methodology practice: successful matching of tasks and employees

Hinsch, Malte Sebastian; Heller, Jan Erik; Feldhusen, Jörg // 2013
Choosing the right employees for a given task has great influence on the quality of the results and the time needed. Executives who have to decide, which employees are best suited for a task, often ...

Innovation roadmapping: Building a theoretical framework from multiple cases of industrial firms

Simonse, Lianne W.L.; Buijs, Jan A.; Hultink, Erik-Jan // 2013
This paper investigates the phenomenon of innovation roadmapping from the dimensions of activity and performance. We employed a multiple case analysis on 12 cases of industrial firms to identify the ...

Mediating technology: How ICT influences the morality of the digital generation

Bats, Jan; Valkenburg, Rianne; Verbeek, Peter-Paul // 2013
An increasingly important theme for ICT designers is in what way ICT interferes with moral reasoning. ICT has given us new possibilities and it has simplified our lives. However, it is also ...

Naturally emerging decision criteria in product concept evaluation

Nikander, Jan B.; Liikkanen, Lassi A.; Laakso, Miko // 2013
nt. Concept decisions define the success of both the project and the product to a great extent. Previous research has shown that structured methods are often not used properly or at all in design ...

Practice-oriented engineering design education - an institutional comparison

Voß, Markus; Lautner, Hans // 2013
The German education system knows two types of institutions endowed with a practice-oriented mission in tertiary education: Universities of Applied Sciences and Cooperative State Universities. ...

Pre-acquisition clustering of requirements - Helping customers to realize what they want

Röder, Benjamin; Heidl, Markus Jürgen; Birkhofer, Herbert // 2013
This paper introduces a new method to group requirements according to different topics to create a catalog of requirement clusters, which lead to an easier and more complete process of requirement ...

Remodel the public service based on behavioral maps and service design in case of Taipei MRT exit

Wang, Sheng-Ming; Molina, Rhecel; Anizar, Meutia; Wilczek, Wojciech // 2013
The main purpose of this study is to remodel the public service based on behavioral maps and service design in public space. Modeling human spatial behavior in public space is an area of great ...

Reuse of requirements: An approach with a generic requirements pool

Orawski, Robert; Hein, Christoph; Polenov, Dieter; Holle, Maik; Schenkl, Sebastian; Mörtl, Markus; Lindemann, Udo // 2013
This paper deals with the implementation of a methodology which describes how to reuse given requirements in an industrial company. With an increasing rate of new products projects and an increased ...

Service design for social space in smart city in case of a Taipei MRT station exit

Wang, Sheng-Ming; Aguilera, Daniel; Cobar, Frida; Aganda, John // 2013
The main purpose of this study is to use service design method for provoking better user experiences of social spaces in a smart city. Service design thinking and participant observation methods are ...

The role of the design coach - a novel approach to achieving 360 collaboration between industry and higher education

Styger, Lee Edward Jan; Ellis, Ian // 2013
There is significant latent design talent within the broader business community, however, much of the design potential is isolated, and, lacks the necessary focus to manifest positive commercial ...

Using web crawler technology to support design-related web information collection in idea generation

Wang, Zhihua; Childs, Peter R N; Jiang, Pingfei // 2013
Effective information gathering in problem and task related fields with which designers or design teams may not be familiar is a key part of the design process. Designers usually consult with subject ...

Design, analysis and testing of a 5-axis solution for water jet cutting

Andersson, Kjell; Kutlu, Asim; Langenoja, Markus; Rosengren, Jonas; Sosa, Mario // 2012
Abrasive water jet cutting is a technique which utilizes water mixed with abrasives, projected at high velocities to cut a wide range of materials. With a 5-axis solution for angled cutting chamfered ...

Healthcare as a Domain for Mastering the Skills of Product Development.

Cornelis, Alfons; Baelus, Christiaan; Goethijn, Frank; Neyrinck, Johan; Van Goey, Jan; Cornelis, Mia; Goris, Joost // 2012
Healthcare is an important focus in our product development institute from the early seventies on. Last decennium every year about 25% of the students graduated on a thesis subject in the medical ...

Improved Application of Design Methodology: Taking Man-Induced Disturbances into Account

Hinsch, Malte Sebastian; Heller, Jan Erik // 2012
To support design engineers and managers in product development, many approaches exist. Their success most generally relies equally on man’s knowledge and ingenuity. Likewise, human attributes tend ...

Innovative Conceptualisation through Sense Stimulation in Co-lab Development

Capjon, Jan; Hjelseth, Snorre // 2012
Should collaborative lab developments be based on technological or human preconditions? This paper initially suggests how complex human conceptualisation patterns can be described and modelled ...

Interactive Methods in Engineering Design Education: Our Experience

Petrova, Miroslava Nadkova; Zheleva-Martins, Dobrina Ivanova // 2012
of their own knowledge while learning becomes an active quest for meanings and values – a co-participation in the educational process. Dialogue is established as the most common and underlying form ...

Interweaving Digitality in the Fabric of Design

De Roeck, Dries; Standaert, Achiel; Paauwe, Robert A.; Verwulgen, Stijn; Baelus, Christiaan; Stappers, Pieter Jan // 2012
Products that embrace and integrate an invisible, digital world are appearing around us in a rapid pace. This emerging type of products introduces a new dynamic between people, objects and the ...

Numerische Untersuchung der Einflüsse von Streuungen auf Versagenskriterien von Composite Strukturen  (Members only )

Kellermeyer, Markus; Wartzack, Sandro // 2012
The following paper gives an overview for methods used for robustness evaluation of failure cirterias of composite structures. Due to the scatter of the input parameters that is given by nature - ...

Stigma-Free Product Design: An Exploration in Dust Mask Design

Vaes, Kristof; Standaert, Achiel; Stappers, Pieter Jan // 2012
Assistive, protective or medical products that are visibly worn or used in proximity to the human body can have an emotional impact on users and bystanders. An encounter with a person using or ...

Students Response to Open-Ended Problems in an Engineering Design Project

VO, Markus // 2012
Engineering Design is not teachable without letting students explore the design process on their own. Therefore students are often confronted with open-ended problems in Engineering Design projects. ...

Teaching Principles of Qualitative Analysis to Industrial Design Engineers

Stappers, Pieter Jan // 2012
Doing qualitative field research has become a standard part of academic human-centred design education. Part of the challenge is to bring design students a thorough understanding of research methods, ...

The Delft Innovation Method A Design Thinker's Guide to Innovation

Buijs, Jan // 2012
This paper will introduce a new book on innovating, the process that leads to innovation(s). It is based on the experiences in the innovation and creativity field from the Delft University of ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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