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Enhancing the balancing while synthesizing-process - a method development project

Noubarpour, Dennis // 2017
There exist many different product and concept development methods. Many of these do not target the performance and cost-balance between sub-solutions in a concept. The management of properties ...

Entscheidungsheuristiken in der PGE - Produktgenerationsentwicklung  (Members only )

Nikola, Bursac; Simon, Rapp; Albert, Albers; Jan, Breitschuh; Narucha, Tanaiutchawoot // 2017
Product development always includes the selection of ideas from a set of potential ideas and thus pointing the way for the subsequent process. Doing this intuitively always implies the risk of not ...

Extended target weighing approach - Identification of lightweight design potential for new product generations

Albers, Albert; Revfi, Sven; Spadinger, Markus // 2017
In the development process of vehicles, especially electric vehicles, lightweight design becomes more and more important. Lightweight design efforts often result in increasing costs of a product and ...

Future-adaptability for energy and resource efficient vehicles

Nyström, Thomas; Svengren Holm, Lisbeth; van Loon, Patricia // 2017
In contrast to linear business models, circular business models (CBMs) assign the product value and its lifecycle responsibility to a manufacturer or service provider where customers get access to ...

Gathering and analysing external influences on the product design - a case study

Kammerl, Daniel; Echle, Stefan; Mörtl, Markus // 2017
The early phase of each development process is characterised by severe decisions under great uncertainty. To facilitate these decisions, it is crucial to know the (external) influences on the product ...

Identifying product development crises: The potential of adaptive heuristics

Muenzberg, Christopher; Stingl, Verena; Geraldi, Joana; Oehmen, Josef // 2017
This paper introduces adaptive heuristics as a tool to identify crises in design projects and highlights potential applications of these heuristics as decision support tool for crisis identification. ...

Identifying variability key characteristics for automation design - A case study of finishing process

Sanchez-Salas, Angel; Goh, Yee Mey; Case, Keith // 2017
This paper describes an investigation of human interaction with process ‎variability (i.e. variability not introduced by the humans themselves) in a manual manufacturing process. The process studied ...

Integrated process and data model for applying scenario-technique in requirements engineering

Graessler, Iris; Scholle, Philipp; Pottebaum, Jens // 2017
Originating from strategic management, scenario-technique yields potentials for requirements engineering. In this paper an integrated process model for such an application of scenario-technique is ...

Large-scale engineering prototyping - Approaching complex engineering problems CERN-style

Gerstenberg, Achim; Steinert, Martin // 2017
During the early concept creation phase of complex engineering problems with high degrees of uncertainty the design requirements are mostly unknown. Therefore, modules, usually used in manufacturing, ...

Lean assessment and transformation strategies in product development: a longitudinal study

Welo, Torgeir; Ringen, Geir // 2017
Maintaining simultaneous focus on efficiency and effectiveness is a difficult yet necessary strategy to deliver commercially viable products in today’s global world of competition. As a result, ...

Material selection - A qualitative case study of five design consultancies

Asbjorn Sorensen, Charlotte; Warell, Anders; Jagtap, Santosh // 2017
suggest (a) that risk management has a major influence on the material selection process, (b) that negotiations of project boundaries in the ‘fuzzy’ pre-design phase has crucial influence on the risk ...

Maturity of models in a multi-model decision support system

Johansson, Christian; Wall, Johan; Panarotto, Massimo // 2017
To reduce uncertainty in decisions, engineers experiment with models, such as, exploring what-if scenarios, and thus increase knowledge. Still, because modelling is an idealisation of reality, there ...

Mining data to design value: A demonstrator in early design

Bertoni, Alessandro; Larsson, Tobias ; Larsson, Jonas ; Elfsberg, Jenny // 2017
bility of data mining algorithms as decision support in early design stages of a complex product development project. The paper describes a scenario built in two-stages providing the rationale for ...

Model based systems engineering (MBSE) approach for configurable product use-case scenarios in virtual environments

Mahboob, Atif; Weber, Christian; Husung, Stephan; Liebal, Andreas; Krömker, Heidi // 2017
Today, the designers have to deal with a great amount of uncertainties in the design process due to the lack of information about the product, its behaviour and the context in later life-phases ...

Neural network-based survey analysis of risk management practices in new product development

Kampianakis, Andreas; Oehmen, Josef // 2017
The current study investigates the applicability of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to analyse survey data on the effectiveness of risk management practices in product development (PD) projects, ...

On characterization of technology readiness level coefficients for design

Fahimian, Mahi; Behdinan, Kamran // 2017
Technology innovation is an important driving factor in creating competitive advantage in industries that have evolved by convergence of technology and design. In this industries, technology ...

Optimierung des Produktentwicklungsprozesses mittels Risikoanalyse vernetz-ter Anforderungen  (Members only )

Young-Woo, Song; Abdo, Chahin; Philipp, Scholle; Beate, Bender; Iris, Gräßle; Kristin, Paetzold // 2017
This paper presents an approach towards optimization of products and development processes based on an analysis of interrelated requirements. The approach integrates three perspectives: The first one ...

Overdesign in building services: the hidden energy use

Jones, Darren; Eckert, Claudia // 2017
This paper categorises and describes the various types of margins that are applied during building services design, and highlights the various stakeholders involved, from the early specification of ...


Acuńa, Alejandro; Maya, Mariana; Britton, Ella; García, Mariano // 2017
Play Lab was created by the School of Design and Architecture (EDA) in Tecnológico de Monterrey campus Querétaro, as part of a pilot education model called Semester i. Play Lab aims to bring ...

Supporting design platforms by identifying flexible modules

Raudberget, Dag S.; Levandowski, Christoffer; André, Samuel; Isaksson, Ola; Elgh, Fredrik; Müller, Jakob; Johansson, Joel; Stolt, Roland // 2017
One way for firms to stay competitive is to adapt a platform approach. In product platforms, modules are used as exchangeable design blocks to create a variety in product performance. This is a ...

Supporting development teams in the early stages of product development through DfX-based knowledge management system and communication platform

Ugurlu, Sinan; Gerhard, Detlef // 2017
In the product development, many aspects such as usability, safety, ergonomics, and recycling have to be taken into account. Development companies are required to make more robust and accurate ...

Towards Agile Product Development - The Role of Prototyping

Böhmer, Annette Isabel; Hostettler, Rafael; Richter, Christoph; Lindemann, Udo; Conradt, Jörg; Knoll, Alois // 2017
The complexity in all products and processes increases and the need for operative agility is seen as a key factor of success (Link and Lewirck, 2014). Agile approaches are extremely beneficial for ...

Towards an assessment of resilience in telecom infrastructure projects using real options

Mak, Jonathan; Cassidy, Steve; Clarkson, P. John // 2017
This paper employs the concept of real options to quantitatively assess resilience. First, the definitions of resilience are distilled from literature in the fields of engineering, management and ...

Using embedded design structures to unravel a complex decision in a product development system

McKay, Alison; Sammonds, George ; Ahmed-Kristensen, Saeema; Irnazarow, Aleksandra; Robinson, Mark // 2017
Early design decisions have an impact on downstream product development processes. Poor decisions can reduce efficiency and effectiveness, and have a detrimental effect on product quality, delivery ...

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