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Managing Uncertainties of Requirements in Product Platform Development

Schenkl,Sebastian; Ponn,Josef; Lindemann, Udo // 2011
Platforms are a common approach for achieving synergies by a standardization of components. By using a platform in several products with different customer requirements, this approach causes ...

MANIFESTATION OF UNCERTAINTY - A CLASSIFICATION

Kreye, Melanie E; Goh, Yee Mey; Newnes, Linda B // 2011
The aim of the research presented in this paper is to propose a classification of the manifestation of uncertainty to offer a basis for a shared understanding and characterization of the concept of ...

Matrix-based Methods for Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Projects

Kiss, J.; Kosztyán, Z.T.; Németh, A.; Bognár, F. // 2011
Handling specialities of maintenance projects is a highly challenging task. On the one hand the operations of the maintenance tasks are fixed, and can be described with network or process planning ...

Methodology for the Creation of Value Chains Adapted to Technical and Radical Innovation

Petetin, François; Bertoluci, Gwenola ; Bocquet Jean-Claude // 2011
Innovation, however beneficial for a company, introduces risks proportional to the degree of disruption caused by the suggested innovation. Moreover, the new product development process Includes ...

Modellierung und Prognose von Entwicklungs- und Recyclingkosten in frühen Entwicklungsphasen

Hellenbrand, David; Kissel, Maximilian; Rohloff, Jonathan; Lindemann, Udo // 2011
Due to a rising number of variants and a decreasing number of sold items per unit indirect costs like development or recycling costs gain more importance. Existing cost estimation approaches do not ...

ON THE EFFECTIVE USE OF DESIGN-BY-ANALOGY: THE INFLUENCES OF ANALOGICAL DISTANCE AND COMMONNESS OF ANALOGOUS DESIGNS ON IDEATION PERFORMANCE

Cagan, Jonathan; Chan, Joel; Fu, Katherine; Schunn, Christian; Wood, Kristin; Kotovsky, Kenneth // 2011
Design-by-analogy is a powerful method for innovation, particularly during conceptual ideation, but also carries the risk of negative design outcomes (e.g., design fixation, risk aversion), depending ...

ON THE TYPES AND ROLES OF DEMONSTRATORS FOR DESIGNING MEDICAL DEVICES

Herman, Benoît; Sapin, Julien; Tran Duy, Khanh; Raucent, Benoît // 2011
Unlike many fields that make the most of advances in numerical modeling and simulation, actors involved in medical technologies R&D have more and more recourse to demonstrators when designing a ...

RE-CONCEPTUALISING VALUE IN ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS: THE VALUE CYCLE MAP

Siyam, Ghadir; Wynn, David; Clarkson, P John // 2011
Introducing "Cheaper, Faster, Better" product in today's highly competitive market is a challenging target. Therefore, for organizations to improve their performance, they need to ...

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RISK IDENTIFICATION METHOD SELECTION ACCORDING TO PRODUCT DESIGN AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY, PRODUCT INNOVATION DEGREE AND PROJECT TEAM

Grubisic, Viviane & Vasconcellos Ferreira; Ogliari, André; Gidel, Thierry // 2011
No other type of project is in greater need of risk management than new product development projects. This is due, largely, to the innovative profile of such projects and, consequently, of the risks ...

SELECTION OF PHYSICAL EFFECTS BASED ON DISTURBANCES AND ROBUSTNESS RATIOS IN THE EARLY PHASES OF ROBUST DESIGN

Mathias, Johannes; Kloberdanz, Hermann; Eifler, Tobias; Engelhardt, Roland; Wiebel, Marion; Birkhofer, Herbert; Bohn, Andrea // 2011
Within this paper products are called robust, if uncertainties (property variations and disturbances) from production and use have no or little influence on the result during the use. In order to ...

Shape Language Describes More Than the Body

Langeveld,Lau ; Wiegers,Tjamme // 2011
The design of products involves the whole design process from Design Research to a product. The uncertainty becomes certainty during the design process. Product models have functional relations ...

The Design Approach and Activity-Led Learning

Tovey, Michael John; Davies, John // 2011
Two approaches to design and engineering pedagogy have been developed at Coventry University. They are the Design Approach which is being applied in the Industrial Design Department and Activity Led ...

The Elephant in the Design Office

Ledsome, Colin // 2011
This paper aims to confront the problem of the apparent division in the design field and show ways for product designers and design engineers to understand each other better. In doing so, the common ...

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPERIENCE OF USER OBSERVATION

Gerber, Elizabeth // 2011
While scholars have studied what design practices accomplish, few have considered how people feel when enacting these practices and the implication of these feelings on design work. An eighteen-month ...

UMEA - A FOLLOW UP TO ANALYSE UNCERTAINTIES IN TECHNICAL SYSTEMS

Engelhardt, Roland; Wiebel, Marion; Eifler, Tobias; Kloberdanz, Hermann; Birkhofer, Herbert; Bohn, Andrea // 2011
In mechanical engineering uncertainties occur during the entire life cycle of a product. These uncertainties are defined as deviations from process and product properties. This makes the development ...

Using DSM Structures to Analyse Uncertainty in Load-carrying Systems

Engelhardt, R.; Eifler, T.; Birkhofer, H.; Bohn, A. // 2011
This article describes a pattern how to use a method to analyse uncertainty in load-carrying structures. Object of this paper is to explain how coherences between uncertainties of process properties ...

AN APPROACH OF A MODEL TO DESCRIBE UNCERTAINTY IN TECHNICAL SYSTEMS

Engelhardt, R.; Kloberdanz, H.; Mathias, J.; Birkhofer, H. // 2010
A complete model of uncertainties is being developed in this paper, where uncertainties can be identified on different levels of abstraction. Uncertainties have to be taken into consideration during ...

APPROACH FOR DEVELOPMENT COST ESTIMATION IN EARLY DESIGN PHASES

Hellenbrand, D.; Helten, K.; Lindemann, U. // 2010
A lot of methods deal with the prediction of production or life-cycle costs. At the same time in engineering design there are almost no methods available to predict development costs. These are also ...

Design Education as a Passport to Professional Practice

Tovey, Michael John; Bull, Karen // 2010
The idea of a community of professional practice is a powerful one. There are communities of design practitioners for such groups as architects, graphic designers and others (this is illustrated ...

DESIGN FOR SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY

Fargnoli, M.; Laurendi, V.; Tronci, M. // 2010
The field of machine safety has recently received new issues by the introduction of the directive 2006/42/CE in EU Countries. The impact of this novelty is significant because of the new Essential ...

Developing Enterprise Opportunities from Placements to Graduate Consultancy in Lean Sustainable Design

Humphries-Smith, Tania Maxine; Hunt, Clive // 2010
This paper reports on the adaption of a model for consultancy of using graduates working on a contract basis for Bournemouth University (BU) but within a client organisation, and managed by a
member ...

Identifying Critical Areas for Styling Data Based Simulation to Evaluate Perceived Quality Related to Non-Rigidity

Wagersten, Ola; Söderberg, Rikard // 2010
When handling mass-produced parts in the automotive industry it is of great importance to take into consideration the geometrical variation that will occur as a result of the
manufacturing process ...

INFORMATION DISPLAY FOR DECISIONS UNDER UNCERTAINTY

Kreye, M. E.; Goh, Y. M.; Newnes, L. B. // 2010
In the early product design stage, considering the Through Life Cost and uncertainty are important. However, the information given to the decision maker is often limited, resulting in a large level ...

Modelling Risk Interactions to Re-Evaluate Risks in ProjectManagement

Fang, C.; Marle, F.; Vidal, L.-A. // 2010
In order to manage risks in complex project, interactions must be integrated with classical characteristics of risks, and propagation behaviour in risk network needs to be analysed. Design Structure ...

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