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Design thinking - a critical analysis

Rodgers, Paul; Winton, Euan // 2010
The latest buzz phrase to enter the world of design research is “Design Thinking”. But is this anything new and does it really have any practical or theoretical relevance to the design world? Many ...

Examining the Possibilities of Identifying and Modeling Correlations between Product Families and Business Processes

Jepsen, Allan Dam; Hvam, Lars // 2010
In order for companies to make well founded decisions on the product family makeup, an understanding of the correlation between the complexity of the product family and business processes is ...


Wynn, D. C.; Maier, A. M.; Clarkson, P. J. // 2010
In any process modelling exercise, questions arise regarding how to maximise the utility of that intervention. This paper describes the utility of modelling as the quality of process regulation it ...


Beier, F.; Maier, T. // 2010
In engineering research and development, technical progress indicates important changes. For example, product engineering without help of modern technologies got unthinkable within the last decade. ...

Impact of Bachelor Research Projects by Design Students

Wever, Renee; Christiaans Henri // 2010
For ten years, the curriculum of the Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) bachelor program at Delft University of Technology contained a bachelor research project. This 8 ECTS course consisted of ...

Large team projects – An alternative type of master project?

Aasland, Knut Einar // 2010
Whereas our study program has been fundamentally revised over the last 10 to 15 years, the master project is very much as it always has been: A project more aimed at showing what has been learned ...


Aasland, K. E. // 2010
Industry requires ever more of the candidates coming out of design educations in universities. They expect them to be able to perform productively in a development project from day one. This requires ...

Product design and gender as example of a research based styling master course

Stilma, Margot // 2010
Combining research with a styling approach was one of the goals when developing the master course named ‘Design & Emotion’. The master course is part of the master track 'Design & Styling' ...


Cascini, G.; Fantoni, G.; Montagna, F. // 2010
The paper proposes an extension of the Gero’s Function-Behaviour-Structure (FBS) framework aimed at representing Need and Requirements and their relationships with the Function, the Behaviour and ...

Research for design using a conference principle as educational method

Stilma, Margot // 2010
Industrial Design Engineering is a very interesting working field to perform in-depth research. To students, unfortunately, these possibilities are not always known. Therefore, a course set up ...

Semi scientific attitudes through process reporting on knowledge production

Tollestrup ,Christian // 2010
How can you improve and focus on the knowledge produced through a design project by design students? The range of skills and competencies in design education is not limited to the ability to
handle ...

The Innovation Boot Camp

Howell, Bryan; Skaggs, Paul; Fry,Richard // 2010
Faculty in the School of Technology at BYU believe that for students to excel in 21st century economies, cross-disciplinary interaction and innovation methods need to be experienced in each of
the ...

Training Students to Critically Assess a Design Rhetoric

Howell, Bryan // 2010
yle platitudes that express how the product makes them feel, such as “that’s so cool.” This paper proposes a method of teaching students how to critically assess the rhetorical, or persuasive, nature ...

A Design Science Approach to Analytical Product Design

Frischknecht, Bart; Gonzalez, Rich; Papalambros, Panos; Reid, Tahira // 2009
Product design involves many diverse disciplines and is often treated as an experience-based skill based on an apprenticeship learning process. While this is a valuable approach, it can be greatly ...

A Generic Tool to Study Human Design Activities

Kan, Jeff Wai Tak; Gero, John S. // 2009
This paper reports on the results of using an ontologically-based generic approach to carry out protocol analyses of designers. The Function-Behavior-Structure (FBS) ontology has been proposed as the ...

A Method for Identifying Requirements Critical to Mass Reduction Using DSMs and DMMs

McLellan, J. M.; Maier, J. R. A.; Fadel, G. M.; Mocko, G. M. // 2009

A practical approach to product design for future worlds using scenario-development.

Eggink, Wouter; Reinders, Angele; van der Meulen, Barend // 2009
The focus of consumer product design is shifting from primarily offering functionality, towards experience and emotion driven product characteristics. At the same time the functioning of products is ...

A Problem Decomposition Method for Conceptual Design

Sarkar,Somwrita; Dong,Andy ; Gero,S.John // 2009
In this paper, based on ndings from situated cognition, we argue that human reasoning is characterized by an ability to dynamically re-organize knowledge available in an experience, and re-construct ...

A Quality Function Deployment Method Pattern Language for EfficientDesign

Rogers, Damian; Salustri, Filippo Arnaldo // 2009
Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is widely used throughout design processes to increase customer satisfaction. However, the method is sometimes not clearly understood and is at times confusing in ...

An Empirical Study of Energy Efficiency of Clothes Dryers

Lee, Jay; Hoeller, Norbert; Rogers, Damian; Musnier, Samuel; Salustri, Filippo Arnaldo // 2009
The domestic clothes dryer is one of the most energy-consumptive appliances in the residential sector, but there has been relatively little work to study its environmental aspects and improve upon ...

An Exploration of the Human Element in Collaboration

Hunter, Matthew; Salustri, Filippo Arnaldo // 2009
In this paper, the authors propose that there is an inconsistency in the understanding of collaboration and of the collaborator because of a contradiction between attitudinal and behavioural ...

Comparing creative behaviours observed when D and D sketch modelling and when using CAD

Musta'amal, Aede Hatib; Norman, Eddie; Hodgson, Tony // 2009
At E&PDE08, the authors presented a paper that demonstrated links between the use of computeraided design (CAD) when designing and a 'creative behaviours model' derived from published research into ...

Design for extreme environment: experience of Russian MD course

Garin, Nickolay; Usenyuk, Svetlana; Panova, Maria; Kukanov, Denis // 2009
Russia is the largest northern polycultural country, i.e. the territory of environmental and cultural extremes. The issue of comfortable human existence may be solved by creating a 'new culture' as ...

Designing Adaptable Buildings

Schmidt III, R.; Austin, S.;Brown, D. // 2009

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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