Methods and tools for decision making in engineering design

KM Wallace, SC Burgess

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Abstract

This paper describes the background to the setting up of the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre. An overview of the design research and applications programme of the Cambridge EDC is given. Four research themes are identified: functional modelling, configuration and manufacturing optimization, materials and process selection, and process interpretation and management. Application areas include aerospace systems, heavy duty vehicles and medical equipment.
Translated title of the contributionMethods and tools for decision making in engineering design
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429 - 446
Number of pages17
JournalDesign Studies
Volume16(4)
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1995

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