2013, XXIV, 1448 p. 689 illus. In 2 volumes, not available separately.
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Contains over 100 cutting-edge research papers that provide researchers with the state of the art in global product development (GPD)
Provides a wide variety of new, empirically validated methods in GPD
Provides practitioners support for their GPD
Includes both theoretical advances and supporting methods to help educators in teaching GPD with latest findings
Supplementary reading material for courses on engineering design process, engineering design methods, design theory and methodology, and design research methodology, for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students
This book showcases over 100 cutting-edge research papers from the 4th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD’13) – the largest in India in this area – written by eminent researchers from over 20 countries, on the design process, methods and tools, for supporting global product development (GPD). The special features of the book are the variety of insights into the GPD process, and the host of methods and tools at the cutting edge of all major areas of design research for its support. The main benefit of this book for researchers in engineering design and GPD are access to the latest quality research in this area; for practitioners and educators, it is exposure to an empirically validated suite of methods and tools that can be taught and practiced.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »CAD - Design Methods and Tools - Engineering Design Process - Environment Management - Global Product Development - Human Factors and Aesthetics - Product Lifecycle Management - Semantics and Semiotics