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Autonomy on-demand! Autonomous testing of human-driven compaction roller

Can we transform a compaction roller to become temporary autonomous for executing a specific task? And can we do it in a cheap and flexible way? That´s the challenge that Jojje Sundblad and Sebastian Tuma Fischer, master thesis students in Mechanical Engineering at BTH, have faced in collaboration with our research partner Dynapac. Endurance tests […]

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A model-driven decision arena: Augmenting decision making in early design

ABSTRACT A wide variety of expert competencies, transcending traditional disciplines, are needed to foresee and evaluate the impact of decisions in the conceptual phase of engineering design. Where this previously was a trade-off regarding design and development of the pure physical artefact it is now a complex ambiguity game involving all disciplines touching a solution […]

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Test-Arena Blekinge | 2017-

The overall strategy for the “Test Arena Blekinge” is Smart Specialization with a focus on the innovation potential in the region. The overall and long-term goal of the project is that the small and medium-sized companies in Blekinge in Marine Technology, Telecom / IT and eHealth should have increased their capacity for innovation and strengthened […]

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Marine Engineering | 2015 –

With over 300 years of naval history, few other regions beside Karlskrona has marine engineering in its DNA to such an extent. Background With both the Coast Guard and the naval base in Karlskrona, it is natural that BTH invests in research in their areas of expertise; security, monitoring and identification, but also the management […]

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Model Driven Development and Decision Support | 2013-

This project will in co-production mode develop, disseminate, and integrate relevant, user-friendly and efficient support methods and tools for sustainable product-service system innovation into business leaders’, business developers’ and product developers’ working environments that enable and inspire industry to thrive in the changing global context. Manufacturing companies have traditionally focused their design and development activities […]

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Measuring Innovation Capability in Teams – MINT | 2011-

Objectives: Innovation capability is important for industrial companies today in order to be competitive on the market. But the questions are first, how can the current state of innovation capability be known? And second, what need to be undertaken to increase the innovative performance? These were the guiding questions behind this research project being conducted at Volvo Construction […]

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Design for Wellbeing | 2004-

Objectives: Design for Wellbeing redirects the focus of product development from technology-based development, via needs-based development, to participative product development and innovation. By adapting a multidisciplinary approach, involving health sciences and engineering disciplines, we are able to manage the entire development cycle from an initial understanding of users’ needs to studies of finished products in use. […]

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