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Signposting for design process improvement

Clarkson, PJ and Melo, AF and Connor, AM (1999) Signposting for design process improvement. Technical Report. Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

This report presents a dynamic approach to design process planning which aims to enable design process improvement. The tool utilises a signposting model to direct activity by suggesting the next most appropriate task in the design process. This suggestion is based on the presence of key parameters, their associated confidences and an assessment of the performance of the design process. The assessment approach proposed has the potential to adapt to the experience of the designer. A case study of mechanical component design is presented to illustrate the behaviour of this model for design process improvement.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: theme="Process Management"
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div C > Engineering Design
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:24
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 16:50
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