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Addressing cognitive challenges in design ? a review on existing approaches

Ning, Weining; Goodman-Deane, Joy; Clarkson, P.John // 2019
Insufficient design often causes challenges to users on a cognitive level, hindering them from interacting with products smoothly. There is a lack of effective design tools and supporting materials ...

Adopting Immersive Technologies for Design Practice: The Internal and External Barriers

Hoang, Dieu (1); Naderi, Ehsan (1); Cheng, Ren // 2019
In the first quarter of the new millennium, the immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) are only a few steps away from becoming the ...

Agile Development of a Microtiter Plate in an Interdisciplinary Project Team

Goevert, Kristin; Schweigert-Recksiek, Sebastian; Tariq, Bilal; Krischer, Lukas; Lindemann, Udo // 2019
The industry is currently changing rapidly. Both customers and employees are focusing much more on their own needs. On the one hand, this requires individualized products and, on the other hand, ...

Agile Lightweight Design - the Extended Target Weighing Approach in ASD - Agile Systems Design using functional Modelling with the C&C?-Approach

Albers, Albert; Matthiesen, Sven; Revfi, Sven; Sch // 2019
The context of product development can be understood as transformation of needs into technical solutions under the continuous handling of uncertainties. These result particularly in early development ...

Agile Product Development: Features Identification and Application in the Electricity Sector

Ribeiro, Artur Tavares Vilas Boas (1); Leal, Lorenna Fernandes (1); do Amaral, Guilherme Soares Gurgel (2); Kahn, Ricardo (2); Pacci Evaristo, Bruno Guilherme (3); Rom // 2019
The electricity sector is in the midst of a structural change driven by new technologies. In Brazil, the electricity sector regulation has mechanisms to foster innovation, including investments in ...

AI Motion Control ? A Generic Approach to Develop Control Policies for Robotic Manipulation Tasks

Kurrek, Philip (1); Jocas, Mark (1); Zoghlami, Firas (1); Stoelen, Martin (2); Salehi, Vahid (1) // 2019
Current robotic solutions are able to manage specialized tasks, but they cannot perform intelligent actions which are based on experience. Autonomous robots that are able to succeed in complex ...

AI-based learning approach with consideration of safety criteria on example of a depalletization robot

Jocas, Mark (1); Kurrek, Philip (1); Zoghlami, Firas (1); Gianni, Mario (2); Salehi, Vahid (1) // 2019
Robotic systems need to achieve a certain level of process safety during the performance of the

task and at the same time ensure compliance with safety criteria for the expected behaviour.

To ...

AIM: an Interactive Ashtray to Support Behavior Change through Gamification

Huang, Siyuan; Scurati, Giulia Wally; Elzeney, Mostafa; Li, Yujie; Lin, Xiaofeng; Ferrise, Francesco; Bordegoni, Monica // 2019
Littering is a highly diffused anti-environmental and anti-social behavior, especially among young people. Furthermore, cigarette butts are one of the most littered items and are responsible for both ...

Alarm Compliance In Healthcare: Design Considerations For Actionable Alarms (In Intensive Care Units)

Sanz-Segura, Rosana (1); Manchado P // 2019
Intensive care units are technologically advanced environments that are designed to safeguard the patient while their vitals are stabilized for further treatment. Audible and visual alarms are part ...

An affordable insulin pump for type-1 diabetic patients: A case study of user-in-the-loop approach to engineering design

Karia, Deval; Nambiar, Rohit S; Arora, Manish // 2019
Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion using an insulin pump has been documented to have significant clinical benefits as a treatment plan for type 1 diabetes mellitus patients. However, despite ...

An affordance-based online review analysis framework

Hou, Tianjun (1); Yannou, Bernard (1); Leroy, Yann (1); Poirson, Emilie (2) // 2019
One of the main tasks of today's data-driven design is to learn customers' concerns from the feedback data posted on the internet, to drive smarter and more profitable decisions during product ...

An Approach for choosing the cost effective design for a product-service system while maintaining its desired reliability

Schneider, Jannik Alexander; Mozgova, Iryna; Lachmayer, Roland // 2019
With the spread of product-service systems as business models the life cycle costs are of increasing importance as a measurement of product cost. A key factor that drives these costs is the desired ...

An Approach to integrate risk management in cross-structure SysML-models

Kunnen, Steffen Georg; Adamenko, Dmytro; Pluhnau, Robin; Nagarajah, Arun // 2019
Demands on developers are increasing due to the growing complexity of products in engineering. As many different disciplines are involved in planning the communication and data exchange becomes ...

An Axiomatic Categorisation Framework for the Dynamic Alignment of Disparate Functions in Cyber-physical Systems

Byrne, Thomas J (1,2); Doikin, Aleksandr (1,2); Campean, Felician (1,2); Neagu, Daniel (1,2) // 2019
Advancing Industry 4.0 concepts by mapping the product of the automotive industry on the spectrum of Cyber Physical Systems, we immediately recognise the convoluted processes involved in the design ...

An eco-knowledge tool to support eco-design implementation inside design departments

Rossi, Marta (1); Favi, Claudio (2); Russo, Anna Costanza (1); Germani, Michele (1) // 2019
In last years, an increasing attention on environmental matters is registered. Companies face environmental matters to increase the environmental performances of their products, forced by numerous ...

An Exploration of the Relations between Functionality, Aesthetics and Creativity in Design

Han, Ji; Forbes, Hannah; Schaefer, Dirk // 2019
Creativity is often said to play a vital role in the product design process, while functionality and aesthetics are considered key factors of actual products. Functionality refers to the performance ...

An Exploratory Study Comparing CAD Tools And Working Styles For Implementing Design Changes

Phadnis, Vrushank Shripad (1); Leonardo, Kevin Alfonso (1); Wallace, David Robert (1); Olechowski, Alison Louise (2) // 2019
This paper presents the findings of a preliminary study comparing implementation of design changes using various computer-aided design (CAD) working styles. Our study compares individuals? and pairs? ...

An innovative framework for managing the customization of tailor-made shoes

Marconi, Marco (1); Papetti, Alessandra (2); Scaf // 2019
Product customization aims to consider individual customers preferences in the design of new products, in order to directly involve them in the product development process and to maximize their ...

An integral design framework for multi-disciplinary design

Zeiler, Wim // 2019
A comprehensive domain independent system-level perspective of conceptualization of design is a major driver for successful product development. Such a general design model, Integral Design, was ...

An introductory review of methods for the articulation of strategy in design

Simeone, Luca // 2019
This paper presents an introductory review of methods to articulate strategy in design. Articulation is here seen as a process in which strategy is more or less strictly and explicitly identified and ...

An Inventory of Creative Spaces: Innovative Organizations and their Workspace

Thoring, Katja (1,2); Mueller, Roland M. (3); Badke-Schaub, Petra (1); Desmet, Pieter (1) // 2019
Creative workspaces are becoming popular in many organizations. They are believed to support innovation efforts and creativity among employees. This paper presents spatial evidences of creative work ...

An Overview and Classification of Tolerance Compensation Methods

Aschenbrenner, Alexander; Schleich, Benjamin; Wartzack, Sandro // 2019
Technological advances as well as novel manufacturing and design paradigms, such as industry 4.0 and digitalization, offer new opportunities for innovative products. However, they also increase the ...

Analysing and Solving the Reduced-ability and Excessive-use Dilemmas in Technology Use

Wesugi, Shigeru // 2019
Technology use provides great benefits by extending human ability, but the negative effects cannot always be ignored. The author examined the dilemmas of technology use based on Shibata?s analysis of ...

Analysing The Relevance Of Serious Game Elements For Effectively Teaching Innovation Processes

Ma, Yiming (1); Vallet, Flore (1,2); Cluzel, Fran // 2019
Serious games (SGs) as a new educational format have gained interest among many scholars from diverse fields. SGs seem to be useful tools for teaching innovation processes (IP) as they guarantee ...

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