Yearly Archives: 2021

Research Spotlight; Alexander Barlo

Alexander Barlo is since early 2021 a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at BTH. He is working with failure prediction in Sheet Metal Forming (SMF) Accurate failure prediction in Sheet Metal Forming (SMF) is a core task for all Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) departments within e.g., the automotive industry. Simulation based failure prediction of the […]

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Congratulations Omsri Kumar Aeddula, Licentiate in Mechanical Engineering!

Omsri Kumar Aeddula presented his licentiate thesis entitled “Data-Driven Decision Support Systems for Product Development – A Data Exploration Study Using Machine Learning” in front of an hybrid audience of online listeners and physically present people. In all a crowd of some 50 participants. Omsri presented the context and motivation for his research and then […]

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Can Design Be Non-paternalistic? Conceptualizing Paternalism in the Design Profession

Abstract Paternalism is an instance of someone making a decision on behalf of someone else. A professional designer can exhibit paternalism through conceptualizing, defining, and selecting current or preferable situations or while finalizing outcomes for stakeholders. Paternalism is thus, a critical ethical dimension related to the design profession. The design academy and community must theorize […]

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ASPECT – A System for Electric and Connected Transport Solutions | 2021-

Project ASPECT aims to, based on learnings from pilot Electric-Site, lift the technology to an energy optimized solution to scale in both volume and size. Focus for this project is within confined area. The project includes design of energy infrastructure, electric system on machines and site management system. Furthermore it includes validation of digital infrastructure […]

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TRUST-SOS – TRUSTed – Site Optimisation Solutions | 2021-

In the project we are developing digitalized services to increase the level of trusted decision making to optimise overall site systems in off-road transport applications. By developing data-driven models for real-time simulation and optimisation of customer site operations, combined with advanced data analytics, we move from the current experience-based process to a model-based process that […]

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I-Stamp – Intelligent and sustainable stamping processes using hybrid control strategies together with process monitoring | 2021-

The machine tool investment for stamping (presses and tools) is cost intensive in the automotive industry. The machine tool investment for stamping (presses and tools) is cost intensive in the automotive sector. Maximizing return on investment (ROI) against these assets is crucial for maintaining a healthy bottom line. Additionally, minimizing the amount of scrap is […]

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Ligth2Sustainable – Kompetenscenter för pressnings- och formningsteknologi | 2021-

Teknisk utveckling och globalisering förändrar ständigt förutsättningarna för industrier världen över. Den senaste utvecklingen inom informations- och kommunikationsteknik har förkortat geografiska avstånd och öppnat nya marknader, vilket resulterat i uppdelning av produktionsprocesser i allt mindre beståndsdelar för att utnyttja konkurrensfördelarna på olika platser. Produktionen idag och i framtiden kommer att fortsätta att ske inom i […]

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A global capstone project course in the age of coronavirus pandemic: Learning from the ME310 ReGlove case

Abstract Engineering educations deploy capstone courses as a way of supporting students’ transition into the engineering profession. This paper presents a global collaborative product development project affected by several constraints due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The paper analyses the students’ journey, as they navigated the final part of the project, drawing on learnings […]

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Physical Prototypes to Foster Value Co-creation in Product-Service Systems Conceptual Design: A Case Study in Construction Equipment

Abstract The paper presents the experience collected in a case study in the construction equipment concerning the use of physical prototypes for the development of product-service systems (PSS) enabled by new digital technologies. The paper firstly presents how a scaled physical prototype has been deployed to foster value co-creation with customers about the cross-disciplinary opportunity […]

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