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Communicating and Contextualising New Product Development Tools and Methods for Engineering Students
(Royal Academy of Engineering - National HE STEM Programme, 2011-09-13)
The nature of New Product Development (NPD) is poorly understood by undergraduate engineering students but can be a challenging and rewarding career for those who chose to work in the field. The aim of this project was to ...
4D Printing - Dawn of an Emerging Technology Cycle
Purpose - This article reviews state-of-the-art developments in 4D printing, discusses what it is, investigates new applications that have been discovered and suggests its future impact Design/methodology/approach - The ...
4D printing - Revolution or fad?
4D Printing – A Paradigm Shift in Additive Manufacture
(3D Printing Industry, 2014-07-04)
Advancements in AM hardware and increasing knowledge of material science have led to an emerging technology cycle. This is 4D printing where time as the fourth dimension is combined with conventional 3D printing processes. ...
Entry level RP machines: How well can they cope with geometric complexity
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the limitations of entry-level rapid prototyping (ELRP) machines when fabricating objects with high complexity. Design / methodology / approach – The literature review ...
The Shopping Experience of Older Supermarket Consumers
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
The purpose of this research is to investigate the difficulties and challenges faced by the older supermarket consumers in order to form insights into potential ways of applying IT support and design solutions within the ...
Reflecting on Design Sketching: Implications for Problem- Framing and Solution-focused Conceptual Ideation
(Korean Society of Design Science, 2014-08)
Background This investigation examines the role and use of sketching as tool of design representation during conceptual design activity. In particular we focus upon sketching’s relationship with problem framing and ...
Design Futures: The use of Additive Manufacture in Product Design Education
(Crain Communications, 2013)
Visualising Ergonomics data for design
(18th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED11), 2011)
Over the years, there are a number of tools and methods developed to support inclusive design, and new tools and methods are being developed to plug existing gaps or meet new needs. However, there is a lack of evidence ...
A Taxonomic Classification of Visual Design Representations Used by Industrial Designers and Engineering Designers
(The Design Journal, 2011)
In the context of new product development (NPD), research has shown that not having a common understanding of visual design representations (VDRs) has affected collaboration between industrial designers and engineering ...