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Challenges in Conceptual Design of Fencing Systems, Students View

Kovacevic, Ahmed; Halai,Ashwin; Ghazihesami, Rouzbeh; Verdegver ,Javier; Gowree ,Erwin Ricky; Jeshani, Snehal; Valtera, Jan // 2010
A systematic engineering design process is recommended for use in industry. Still many design teams tend not to follow it and consequently their designs are not adapted to a customer needs. Even when ...

Methodische Entwicklung und Optimierung einer Prototypenreihe

Zimmermann, M.; Zapf, J.; Rieg, F. // 2010
Eine mechanische Konstruktion stützt sich neben dem eigentlichen Design der Komponenten auf eine möglichst genaue Simulation der physikalischen Realität. Dadurch ist der Konstrukteur direkt in der ...

PLM-enhanced engineering education

Feldhusen, Jörg; Löwer, Manuel; Brezing, Alex; Neis, Jan // 2010
As the processing and management of engineering data and workflows have become one of the biggest challenges in industry, a need has emerged for including PDM and PLM (Product Data
management and ...

Share it or not? – A Framework for the Transfer of Product Creation Knowledge

Petermann, Markus Alexander; Meiwal, Thomas; Lindemann, Udo // 2010
This article illustrates a qualitative interview study into transfer of product creation knowledge by German industrial goods manufacturers within their multi-firm engineering networks. Emphasis is ...


Yannou, B.; Wang, J.; Yvars, P. A. // 2010
In the context of the Usage Coverage Model of a product-service, design parameters are linked to expected usages that must be covered. This paper implements a physics-based model to provide a ...

Sufficiency Condition for Stability of a Fully Coupled Design Process

Wang, Z.; Magee, C.L. // 2010
Both in the deterministic and random DSM cases, the dynamics of a coupled design process is captured by a linear difference equation. Namely, the workload of a design task in the current design ...

Use of a Structured Engineering Design Process in Expanding Markets of SME’s

Kovacevic, Ahmed; Gowree, Erwin Ricky; Ghazihesami, Rouzbeh; Verdegver, Javier; Halai, Ashwin; Jeshani, Snehal; Valtera, Jan // 2010
EGPR (European Global Product Realisation) is an undergraduate group design project for final year engineering students at City University. The learning outcomes of this project are to equip students ...

A New Computer-Aided Approach to Support Designers in Conceptual Design of Complex Mechatronic Products

Albers, Albert; Enkler, Hans-Georg; Frietsch, Markus; Sauter, Christian // 2009
As in every new development of complex mechatronic systems designers have to face several challenges. Especially in system design and conceptual design activities designers often resort to already ...

Assessment of User Needs for an Electric-Powered Personal Transportation Unit in Urban Environment

Eurich, Markus; Jamali, Nadia; Löf/er, Karin // 2009
This paper presents the results of a usage study of an electric-powered personal transportation unit in urban environment. The study is based on a qualitative and quantitative data analysis, which is ...

Consumer Comprehension of the Communication Designs for Food Packaging

Wang, W. Y.Regina; Chou,Mu-Chien // 2009
When consumers have to choose from an array of products, package design plays a signi cant role in consumer communication. Speci cally, the package design reveals the content and details of the ...

Creating Brand-Innovation Synergy: Towards a Practical Method of Using Brands in the New Product Development Process

Keus, Martyn; Smulders, Frido; Roscam Abbing, Erik; Buijs, Jan // 2009
Brands are more than logos that are "stuck on" products after they have been developed. Before new product concepts are envisioned, brands exist - both in the minds of consumers, and in the ...

Decision Support for the Selection of Anti-Counterfeiting Measures Based on Modeling Damage Avoiding Functions

Petermann, Markus Alexander; Meiwald, Thomas; Lindemann, Udo // 2009
Manufacturers are confronted with a rising number of counterfeits and imitations of their original products, causing both financial and brand damages most of them are not willing to accept. There are ...

Decision-Focused Resource Modeling for Design Decision Support

Liu, Shaofeng; Duffy, Alex H. B.; Whitfield, Robert Ian; Boyle, Iain M.; Wang, Wenjuan; Mohamed, Khaled // 2009
Resource management including resource allocation, levelling, configuration and monitoring has been recognised as critical to design decision making. It has received increasing research interests in ...

Development of Mathematical Models for Secure Collaboration in Product Lifecycle Management

Liu, Wei; Wang, Min; Zhang, Da Yong; Zeng, Yong // 2009
This paper formalizes product lifecycle management (PLM) based on axiomatic theory of design modeling. Collaboration and secure collaboration issues in PLM are of major concern. Mathematical models ...

Ecodesign integration in education: the utility of an existing multidisciplinary design methodology

Bergen, Jan Peter; Verhulst, Elli // 2009
Over the last decades, sustainable development increases to be a major global issue. Within this scope, new product innovations might lead to a more sustainable future. The role of the industrial ...

Management of Cross-Domain Model Consistency during the Development of Advanced Mechatronic Systems

Gausemeier, Jürgen; Schäfer, Wilhelm; Greenyer, Joel; Kahl, Sascha; Pook, Sebastian; Rieke, Jan // 2009
The development of mechatronic systems demands the close collaboration of engineers from different domains. In the course of the development, this leads to the creation of a number of separate, but ...

Pragmatic Design Rules for Selective Load Introduction in Structural Sheets

Niedermeier, Michael; Henne, Markus; Keller, David; Kress, Gerald; Stetter, Ralf // 2009
Good joint design is vital to the success of the product. Spot joining methods in particular cause critical stress concentrations in structures using composite materials. One way of avoiding these is ...

Supporting Design Rationale Retrieval for Design Knowledge Re-Use

Wang, Hongwei; Johnson, Aylmer; Bracewell, Rob // 2009
Current retrieval methods of design rationale focus mainly on either the classification of rationale or on key-word based searches of records. The pitfalls of these methods are obvious. First, a ...

The Effects of Reusability and Green Design in Consumer Packaging on Consumer Satisfaction — Using SEM Analysis

Wang,Wei-yao; Huang, Tzu-ho Jordan // 2009
More contemporary product packaging are designed to be environmental- friendly as efforts of the environmentalists grow more enthusiastic and the number of green design supporter increase. However, ...

The Iterative Nature of Medical Device Design

Shluzas, Lauren A.; Pietzsch, Jan B.; Paté-Cornell, M. Elisabeth; Yock, Paul G.; Linehan, John H. // 2009
A one-year study, sponsored by The Institute for Health Technology Studies, was conducted by a team of Stanford University researchers to develop a linear model of the medical device development ...

Triangulation towards Coupling Design Knowledge

Wang, Wenjuan; Duffy, Alex // 2009

Understanding Heterogeneity of Human Preferences for Engineering Design

Hoyle, Chris; Chen, Wei; Wang, Nanxin; Gomez-levi, Gianna // 2009
In today's competitive market, it is essential for producers to provide products which not only achieve high performance, but also appeal to the tastes of consumer. Therefore, a key element of ...

Value – Function – Structure Modeling in an Ontological Representation of Product-Service Systems

Kim, Yong Se; Wang, Eric; Park, Myon Woong // 2009
An ontological representation of product-service systems (PSS) is presented, which could support the development of new computer-aided tools and frameworks for PSS design. In this ontology, a PSS ...

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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