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Design Theory "88 Proceedings of the 1988 NSF Grantee Workshop on Design Theory and Methodology by Sandra L. Newsome

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Published by Springer New York in New York, NY .
Written in English


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This volume consists of papers presented at the second NSF Grantee Workshop on Design Theory and Methodology, in addition to papers that were submitted directly to this volume. The research papers are divided into five categories: - Cognitive and social aspects of the design process, focusing on human cognitive and social processes involved in engineer design; - Computational models of design processes, addressing computer simulations of design decisions; - Environments, languages, representations and databases for design, describing formal or mathematical methods of describing form, function, etc.; - Analysis to support design, focusing on mathematical techniques used in the evaluation of design or in support of the earlier stages of the design process; - Design for manufacturing and the life cycle, devoted to research in the infusion of life-cycle concerns, such as manufacturing, or maintenance within the design process. The design of high-technology products and design-centered innovation will become more important in a world that is highly competitive and where neither cost-centered innovation nor technology centered innovation has proven to be sufficient by itself.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Sandra L. Newsome, W. R. Spillers, Susan Finger
ContributionsSpillers, W. R., Finger, Susan
LC ClassificationsTA174
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (xi, 355p. 97 illus.)
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27030703M
ISBN 10146128189X, 1461236460
ISBN 109781461281894, 9781461236467

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