Design Process Improvement A review of current practice

vi The process is important! I learned this lesson the hard way during my previous existence working as a design engineer with PA Consulting Group's Cambridge Technology Centre. One of my earliest assignments involved the development of a piece of labo- tory automation equipment for a major Eur...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Clarkson, John (Editor), Eckert, Claudia (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Springer London 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The reality of design
  • Design issues
  • Models of designing
  • Design planning and modelling
  • Systems engineering
  • Requirements engineering
  • Human resources
  • Artificial intelligence for design process improvement
  • Complexity
  • Thinking and representing in design
  • Communication in design
  • Engineering change
  • Risk in the design process
  • Design for X
  • Engineering knowledge management
  • Quality management
  • Workflow for design
  • Integrated new product development
  • Product portfolio management
  • The transfer of methods into industry
  • Design research
  • Institute of Theoretical Psychology, University of Bamberg
  • Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre, University of Bath
  • Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge
  • A culture of design research and teaching, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Product Development and Machine Elements, Darmstadt University of Technology
  • School of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
  • The Design Group, Technical University of Denmark
  • The Systems Realization Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Engineering Design Research, University of Grenoble
  • Institute of Machine Design and Automotive Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
  • Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University
  • Information Technologies in Mechanical Engineering, University of Magdeburg
  • Design Process Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Product Development, Technische Universität München
  • Engineering Design Centre, University of Newcastle
  • Center for Design Research, Stanford University
  • Integrated Product Development, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
  • The CAD Centre, University of Strathclyde
  • BAE SYSTEMS/Rolls-Royce University Technology Partnership for Design
  • M.J.Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
  • Technological Innovation Research Group, Politecnico di Torino
  • Intelligent Interactive Distributed Systems, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • The Center for Engineering Learning and Technology, University of Washington