Witzgall, Christian; Wartzack, Sandro // 2017
Short-fibre reinforced thermoplastics (SFRT) are increasingly used in 21st century’s automotive construction. Besides statically loaded parts, SFRT are also used for safety-relevant components such as...
Withanage, Chathura; Blessing, Lucienne; Wood, Kristin // 2017
Business and service buildings, mainly consisting of shared spaces, account for 38% of the total Singapore energy consumption. However, compared to energy use studies in private spaces (i.e., apartments,...
Whitney T. S., Moultrie J. // 2016
Rapid prototyping machines are extremely popular, but in terms of robustness, speed and precision are inherently limited. At a cursory glance, they appear to be designed following the principles of their...
Wartzack, Sandro // 1997
Time reduction of the product development process, because of growing competitive pressure, has an increased importance today. This paper presents a strategy how to shorten the process chain by consideration...
Walter, Johanna; Paetzold, Kristin; Nitsch, Verena // 2015
Technology can be tremendously helpful in assisting the elderly to lead an independent lifestyle. However, using a deficit-oriented approach to characterizing these user groups can stigmatize them and...
Wagner C., Roos M., Gramlich S., Kloberdanz H. // 2016
The comprehensive consideration of manufacturing potentials during product design is a challenging task for designers, which has been discussed within manifold design approaches like DfM and DfMA. Expanding...
Verschoren, Laure (1,2); Annemans, Margo (1,3); Van Steenwinkel, Iris (1); Heylighen, Ann (1) // 2015
Hospitals tend to be associated with being ill and suffering from pain. Especially for children a hospital stay can be a poignant experience. On top of not feeling well, they have to exchange their familiar...
Vella Pierre, Borg Jonathan C., Grech Alexia K., Spiteri David, Randich Jonathan // 2007
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 decisions...
Turner, Cameron; Agyemang, Malena // 2017
Design teams approach design problems with a set of explicit requirements derived from the problem, but also bring a number of implicit design requirements to the problem through the culture within which...