Engineering Design Conference, '98: design reuse

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Professional Engineering Pub., Jan 1, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 732 pages
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Drawing on the diverse experience of different sectors of industry and academic reseaarch, this prestigious collection of papers examines the ways in which the expertise in design can be structured and reused to carry the design process forward. Increased use of subsystems and parts, from proven past designs, is a powerful way to enhance the ability to produce designs which are cost effective, easy to manufacture, and successful. In the manufacturing sector, the largest single area where the greatest accumulation of expertise is stored, is in the design of products.

Design reuse has been developing in many centers around the world. This international perspective brings together much of the best work in the field, in order to help establish design reuse as a tool in integrated systematic design processes.

Themes include:
Design reuse systems and applications
Optimal design
New product development
Enhancing design in practice
Manufacturing design
Advanced project design
Industrial surveys
Conceptual design

Designers, engineers, and software developers, from a wide variety of engineering applications, such as: manufacturing, rapid prototyping, product development, systems analysis, optimization of processes, and conceptualization. The information here is equally  appropriate for those in industry and business, as well as researchers in the academic environment

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Dr. S. Sivaloganathan, the Editorial co-ordinator, is ably assisted by Dr. T. M. M. Shahin, both of Brunel University, UK.

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