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Data-driven value assessment of packaging solutions

ABSTRACT Research in Product Service Systems design increasingly focuses on how to develop ‘capabilities’ for assessing the value of solutions already in  a design project fuzzy front end. A datadriven approach shall then guide engineers in the process of identifying what to develop, and not merely to verify if a solution meets (or not) performance requirements. This process […]

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Modeling resale value of road compaction equipment: a data mining approach

ABSTRACT Resale value is an important aspect to be addressed when companies aim to shift from one-sale models to Product Service Systems (PSS). In the initial stages of the PSS design process, it is beneficial to predict how the mechanical features of the PSS hardware will impact resale value, so to orient business strategy decisions accordingly. The objective […]

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BTH PDRL at the DESIGN’18 conference – awards and more

A shiny Dubrovnik welcomed researchers and practitioners to the 15th International DESIGN conference. DESIGN is a biannual event organised by the Design Society, being a main forum to exchange experiences and lessons learned about engineering design from a variety of perspectives, disciplines, and fields. BTH PDRL received one of the 3 ‘outstanding contributions’ awards for […]

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Model Driven Decision Arena: an aerospace study

ABSTRACT The concept of Decision Theatre (DT) is of great interest to leverage knowledge sharing in early stage design decision events. Yet, few contributions show how to configure a DT to support design space exploration and concept selection in cross-functional teams. This paper describes the development of a model-driven decision arena (MDDA) for aero-engine sub-system […]

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Model-driven value assessment: a case from the food packaging industry

ABSTRACT Consumer perception of food packaging solutions is driven by early design decisions on paperboard configuration and manufacturing technologies. Simulation Driven Design is common to frontload design activities, but is confined to the engineering field and fails to capture higher-level value aspects. This paper presents an assessment framework connecting customer value dimensions with simulations conducted […]

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Samverkande robotar utvecklade av samarbetande ingenjörsteam

Studenterna i årskurs två har under vårterminen jobbat med en mekatronisk utmaning där uppgiften var att konstruera, bygga och programmera en autonom robot. Årets utmaning i projektkursen MT1458 fokuserade på samarbete, roboten skulle lösa en given uppgift så bra som möjligt genom att samarbeta med en robot konstruerad av en annan grupp studenter. En viktig […]

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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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Knowledge Enabled Engineering project 2018

Students in the course MT2545 Knowledge Enabled Engineering had today their final group project presentation at Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. Under LP2, Mathilda Weinert, Anton Sterner, Simon Thorstensson and Mostafa Salman have worked with enterprise modelling and simulation tools to optimize the drum manufacturing process of small and large asphalt compactors. MT2545 Knowledge Enabled Engineering […]

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Innovativ och Hållbar Produktutveckling i mål

Tisdag 16 januari presenterade studenterna i årskurs 3 på maskinteknikprogrammen resultaten av sina produktutvecklingsprojekt genomförda i samverkan med olika industripartners. Eventet organiserades i form av en mässa där studenterna demonstrerade prototyper och presenterade sina resultat och processen dit för intresserade besökare. Bland annat har studenterna genomfört projekt tillsammans med lokala företag såsom att hjälpa PST i Torsås […]

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