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An Improved Framework for Design Concept Generation Based On Experiential and Intuitive Methods

Abstract Conceptual design stage plays a critical role in product development. However, few systematic methods and tools exist to support conceptual design. The long term aim of this project is to develop a tool for facilitating holistic ideation for conceptual design. This research is a continuation of past efforts in ASU Design Automation Lab. In past research, an interactive software test bed (Holistic Ideation Tool - version 1) was developed to explore logical ideation methods. Ideation states were identified and ideation strategies were developed to overcome common ideation blocks. The next version (version 2) of the holistic ideation tool added Cascading Evolutionary Morphological Charts (CEMC) framework and intuitive ideation strategies (refr... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Narsale, Sumit Sunil (Author) / Shah, Jami J (Advisor) / Davidson, Joseph K (Committee member) / Wu, Teresa (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mechanical engineering / Conceptual / Design / Holistic / Ideation / Machine Elements / Mechanisms
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 279 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Mechanical Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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