Jonathan Cagan, George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Engineering Professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, will speak at 12 p.m. October 5 at Penn State's Stuckeman Family Building. His visit marks the second talk in the Penn State Department of Architecture "Who Owns Design?" Lecture Series.
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Nadadur, G., Kim, W., Thomson, A. R., Parkinson, M. B., and Simpson, T. W. (2012). Strategic product design for multiple global markets. ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences. DETC2012-70723.
Designing products for multiple global user populations has been the focus of numerous studies. Based on an understanding of the current state of knowledge, this paper outlines three broad top-down design strategies to satisfy varying user, business, and regulatory requirements across target markets, and to do so in a resource-efficient manner. The first strategy results in a set of optimal, robust, or reconfigurable designs for the markets. The second strategy is the [ read more ]