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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2020, 142(12): 121405.
Paper No: MD-20-1140
Published Online: October 9, 2020
... 08 2020 09 10 2020 sensitivity analysis for design solar energy sustainable design decision making Solar energy is an important part of the future carbon-free energy portfolio; currently, the global share of total solar power generation is expected to grow by a factor of ten...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2011, 133(10): 101005.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
.... 22 06 2010 12 04 2011 18 10 2011 18 10 2011 decision making design engineering management of change offshore installations project management strategic planning design change change management complex system design change hotspots Changes are part and...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 091009.
Published Online: September 15, 2011
... veracity and viability of each mechanism are evaluated with respect to compactness, design simplicity, static and dynamic failure, number of rigid-body joints, relative ease of fabrication, and other relevant criteria. Three decision-making techniques, namely, Pugh decision matrix, analytic hierarchy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2011, 133(4): 041003.
Published Online: May 9, 2011
... 09 05 2011 decision making game theory multi-agent systems pricing product design profitability retailing The revenue that can be generated by a new product design is not only closely related to its design features but also dependent on the heterogeneous customer preferences...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2010, 132(12): 121008.
Published Online: December 7, 2010
... and materials design. In order to manage these challenges, a systematic strategy for evaluating and selecting models is presented in this paper. The systematic strategy is based on value-of-information for design decision making. It consists of a (i) process performance indicator (PPI) to quantify the...
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Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 090301.
Published Online: September 20, 2010
...Karthik Ramani; Steven Skerlos; Alexander Slocum 20 09 2010 20 09 2010 decision making design engineering sustainable development The Brundtland Commission defined sustainable development as the development that meets the needs of the present without...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 091014.
Published Online: September 20, 2010
... and manufacturing processes. In this paper, a schematic method is presented for characterizing and benchmarking the human health impact of toxic chemicals, as a visual aid to facilitate decision-making in the material selection process for sustainable design and manufacturing. In this schematic method...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 091007.
Published Online: September 16, 2010
... resulting uncertainty must be accounted for in the decision-making process. This paper proposes a method for estimating the environmental impact of a product’s life cycle and the associated degree of uncertainty of that impact using information generated during the design process. Total impact is estimated...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2010, 132(4): 041002.
Published Online: March 30, 2010
... End-of-Life Products ,” Assem. Autom. 0144-5154 , 25 ( 2 ), pp. 124 – 34 . 10.1108/01445150510590488 Yu , Y. , Jin , K. , Zhang , H. C. , Ling , F. F. , and Barnes , D. , 2000 , “ A Decision-Making Model for Materials Management of End-of-Life Electronic Products...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2009, 131(10): 101006.
Published Online: September 16, 2009
... decision-making. This improves the accuracy of models and predictions, and can facilitate the application of design automation tools such as optimization and robust design methodologies, resulting in products that are safer, cost effective, and more accessible to broader populations (including people with...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2009, 131(3): 031009.
Published Online: March 3, 2009
... called to make a decision rather than referring to an existing preference structure. Thus, across different contexts, preference elicitation methods used in design decision making can lead to preference inconsistencies. This paper offers a framework for understanding preference inconsistencies, giving...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 011007.
Published Online: December 15, 2008
... model and ( b ) the decision network for the separation 22 05 2008 05 09 2008 15 12 2008 decision making design engineering electric motors optimisation product design Lewis , K. , Chen , W. , and Schmidt , L. C. , 2006...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2008, 130(12): 121101.
Published Online: October 8, 2008
... . Hazelrigg , G. A. , 1998 , “ A Framework for Decision-Based Engineering Design ,” ASME J. Mech. Des. 1050-0472 10.1115/1.2829328 , 120 ( 4 ), pp. 653 – 658 . 2006 , Decision Making in Engineering Design , K. Lewis , W. Chen , and L. Schmidt , eds., ASME Press , New York...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2008, 130(11): 111101.
Published Online: September 25, 2008
... – 196 . Ullmann , D. G. , 2006 , Making Robust Decisions: Decision Management for Technical, Business, and Service Teams , Trafford , VC, Canada . budgeting decision making government project management decision analysis concept selection target requirements public...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2007, 129(10): 1002–1011.
Published Online: December 18, 2006
... illustrated in the application to a drill selection case study where the decision maker expresses inconsistent preferences. decision making design engineering machine tools manufacturing processes Value function representations Feasible design space...
Topics: Preferences
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2007, 129(7): 662–667.
Published Online: December 16, 2006
... for Engineering Education Annual Conference , Portland, Oregon, June 12–15, ASEE . engineering education design engineering knowledge management educational courses decision making on-the-job training engineering design engineering education industrial experience co-operative...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2007, 129(9): 898–906.
Published Online: September 27, 2006
... complex due to large scale or due to strong interactions. Single-level strategies for complex system optimization centralize decision-making authority, while multilevel strategies distribute the decision-making process. This article studies important differences between two popular single-level...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2007, 129(5): 466–475.
Published Online: May 3, 2006
... reliability optimisation probability decision making failure analysis Results of evaluation of alternative materials. A risk-seeking DM is considered in the expected utility formulation. Note: the values U * and U ∗ in parentheses are for a linear membership function of acceptable...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2006, 128(4): 1014–1022.
Published Online: January 29, 2006
... for system-level decisions and particularly resource management. In this context, Risk-Based Decision Making refers to a process that allocates resources in such a way that the expected risk of the overall system is minimized. This paper presents a new risk-based design decision-making method...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2006, 128(4): 980–990.
Published Online: January 16, 2006
... Incorporating Decision Making Cost in Design Decision Models ,” ASME DETC Computers and Information in Engineering Conference , Montreal, Canada, Report No. DETC2002∕CIE-34491. Radhakrishnan , R. , and McAdams , D. A. , 2005 , “ A Methodology for Model Selection in Engineering Design ,” J. Math...