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Improving design rationale capture during embodiment design

Van Schaik, Jeroen, Scanlan, Jim, Keane, Andy and Gorissen, Dirk (2011) Improving design rationale capture during embodiment design In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design. Technical University of Denmark., pp. 436-445.

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Design rationale can help solve difficult problems, aid design reviews and make design reuse easier. It is observed that the capture and reuse of rationale tends to decrease during the detail design phase. The inability to connect rationale to geometry is identified as a probable cause. A solution is proposed to increase the ease of design rationale capture during detail design by creating links between design rationale nodes and the corresponding parameters in the CAD design. Further implementation and testing of these concepts is discussed

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Published date: 15 August 2011
Venue - Dates: 18th International Conference on Engineering Design, Denmark, 2011-08-15 - 2011-08-18
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Organisations: Computational Engineering & Design Group


Local EPrints ID: 204219
ISBN: 9781904670322
PURE UUID: b80861bd-c0c5-46d6-affd-0b63dfc13b90

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Date deposited: 25 Nov 2011 11:27
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:06

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Author: Jeroen Van Schaik
Author: Jim Scanlan
Author: Andy Keane
Author: Dirk Gorissen

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