Awedikian, Roy // 2009
Nowadays, car electronics become more and more complex and represents more than 30% of the total cost of a car. For instance, in a 2008 BMW 5 series model, one can find up to 80 electronic modules communicating...
Arntz, Sarah; Verbaan, Ruben; Eisenbart, Boris; Cardoso, Carlos // 2017
This paper describes a study designed to investigate the effect of concept representation types on the use of abductive reasoning by decision makers when selecting early stage innovation concepts for further...
Ariel, S; Reich, Y // 2003
Appio, Francesco Paolo (1); Achiche, Sofiane (2); McAloone, Tim C. (2); Di Minin, Alberto (1) // 2011
New product development (NPD) describes the process of bringing a new product or service to the market. The Fuzzy Front End (FFE) of Innovation is the term describing the activities happening before the...
Almendra,A.Rita; Christiaans,Henri // 2009
This paper presents a comparative study of the design processes of nal-year industrial design students of 2 countries while conducting an individual design task. This task was identical for both groups...
Allaverdi, David; Herberg, Arne; Lindemann, Udo // 2015
An offshore drilling rig faces continuous need for upgrades especially due to significant uncertainty in all phases of the lifecycle. As in other application fields, rigid design usually prevails, thus...
Adolphy, Sebastian; Gericke, Kilian; Blessing, Luciënne // 2009
Estimation is a relevant method for problem solving in product development due to the deficiencies in information and short resources. Nevertheless, estimation is hardly mentioned in related literature...
Acharya, Shakuntala; Chakrabarti, Amaresh // 2015
Conceptual Design Phase is the most critical for design decisions and their impact on the Environment. It is also a phase of many ‘unknowns’ making it flexible and allowing exploration of many solutions....
Abramovici, Michael (1); Lindner, Andreas (1); Dienst, Susanne (2); Fathi, Madjid (2) // 2013
Nowadays an increasing number of industrial products are equipped with sensors, allowing a complete monitoring of the product and its working conditions during the use phase. The data generated by such...
Abram, Laura; Münzberg, Christopher; Lindemann, Udo // 2016
Every organization is threatened by unexpected and undesired events that cause crises. These crises are connected with high time and result pressure. In product develop¬ment, methods to cope systematically...