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The ability to effectively deliver new values to the market; innovation, is a challenge on global scale for companies today.
The research at PDRL aims at targeting early development stages of product development by use of a model based engineering approach with simulation at the core.
The research is particularly oriented towards early development, and questions of how to best identify, communicate, utilize, and re-use knowledge about, for example, user needs and product usage, are of high interest together with aspects of team based innovation, value creation and engineering optimisation.
Creating the ability to run simulation driven design of new sustainable solutions by using a model based approach is a key in order to support global product development where sustainable lifecycle solutions; product-service systems is the goal.
The applied research efforts provide new work procedures, methods and tools as well as new insights that support and enable product development improvements for our partners, while the research at the same time is disseminated in the proper academic channels to ensure quality control.
Below are our main research areas within mechanical engineering.
Latest Research Publications
Abstract Sustainability considerations are traditionally difficult to trade-off with technical and business requirements in an early design phase. Hence, design…
Codesign in resource-limited societies: theoretical perspectives, inputs, outputs and influencing factors
Abstract Codesign with resource-constrained people living in developing countries is crucial for sustained adoption and use of designed solutions. Several…
Abstract The emergence of IoT has propelled the traditionally known Product-Service System (PSS) to be Digital Twins (DT) are of…
Data-driven value creation in Smart Product-Service System design: State-of-the-art and research directions
Abstract The emergence of IoT has propelled the traditionally known Product-Service System (PSS) to be characterized by smarter technologies, enabling…
Abstract Paternalism is an instance of someone making a decision on behalf of someone else. A professional designer can exhibit…
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…
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…
Data-Driven Design Automation for Product-Service Systems Design: Framework and Lessons Learned from Empirical Studies
Abstract The digitalization era has brought about unprecedented challenges for the manufacturing industries, pushing them to deliver solutions that encompass…
Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. We contribute to the below goals, where #9 and #12 are our high impact goals. Here is our breakdown of the PDRL contributions.