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A Taxonomy of Design Features for Additive Manufacture
(International Conference on Design and Concurrent Engineering 2012 (iDECON 2012), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, 15-16 Oct 2012, 2012)
The use of Additive Manufacture (AM) in New Product Development (NPD) supports creativity, reduces tooling costs and enhances the development process. Despite these advantages, there is still lack of available information ...
An ethnographic approach towards understanding the food shopping experience of the elderly consumer.
(Tsinghua-DMI International Design Management Symposium 2011, 2011-12-03)
The elderly consumer has become more attractive to food retailers as they have a higher disposable income and set aside a larger budget for their groceries. From the literature review, it was found that very little studies ...
Ethnography in action! Investigating the experience of silver shoppers
(Inclusive Design Research Group, Brunel University, 2012-03-07)
Ageing has been closely linked to loss of agility and strength that makes shopping a challenge for senior citizens. The pilot study investigated current difficulties associated with food shopping among consumers above 65 ...
Design for Manufacturing
(Emerald Publishers, 2012)
Viewpoint: Design for Manufacturing Assembly Automation AA 32-2 (Design for Manufacturing) At this time of writing, the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and ...
Additive Manufacturing in South Africa: Building on the Foundations
Purpose – In a previous Rapid Prototyping Journal paper, the authors reviewed the first decade of rapid prototyping (RP) use within the Republic of South Africa (RSA). The paper analysed its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities ...
Development of a design feature database to support design for additive manufacturing.
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012)
1. Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose a method to aid design practitioners and students towards the design of additive manufactured products or parts produced using laser sintering (LS). 2. Design/metho ...
Research findings indicated a need to facilitate greater understanding between industrial designers and engineering designers. The IDCards provide the name, example and description of 32 design representations used during ...
Design for All
(Design for All Institute of India, 2012-07-13)
Building a common language of design representations for industrial designers and engineering designers.
(The Human Centred Design Institute Seminar Series, 2010-09-14)