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ME310 2023 kicking off

BTH is back again this year, joining forces with Stanford Mechanical Engineering and the Volvo Group for a final-year ME310 student project where we explore innovation opportunities within transportation and construction.  This year three Volvo entities, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks, and Volvo Innovation Lab, have teamed up and challenged the students to focus on […]

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Congratulations Raj Jiten Machchhar, Licentiate in Mechanical Engineering!

Raj Jiten Machchhar presented his licentiate thesis entitled “Towards Changeability Quantification for Product-Service Systems Design” in front of an hybrid audience of online listeners and physically present people. Raj made a popular presentation of the WHY and HOW of his research and took the audience through his findings so far (thesis consists of a summary […]

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Digitial Twins at ForskarFredag

Marco Bertoni and Giulia Wally Scurati presented current research on digital twins during ForskarFredag at Kreativum in Karlshamn. The station showed the journey from the classical physical mechanical prototypes to modern digital models twinned to their physical counterpart. Students and public had the chance to experience Virtual Reality tools and to play with the simulation […]

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Investigating effects of group model building on sustainable design decision-making 

Abstract This research seeks to investigate the effects of a Group Model Building approach on the sustainability knowledge base prior to the weighting of design requirements. Current practice shows that the knowledge about sustainability impacts and implications on other design objectives often is limited and dispersed among decision-makers. Including sustainability criteria in needs and requirements, therefore, tend […]

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