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Information searches by vehicle engineers in engineering design development

Information searches by vehicle engineers in engineering design development

Zhang, Shuai (2016) Information searches by vehicle engineers in engineering design development. In: Advances in Ergonomics in Design. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing . Springer, Cham, pp. 605-614. ISBN 978-3319419824 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41983-1_55)

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Abstract

The development of design support requires a clear understanding of the situations that need to be improved. A literature review has identified that only few studies have observed the way in which design practitioners work, in an industrial environment; and since those few studies on this topic were all conducted 10 or 20 years ago, their findings may no longer reflect current practice. This study investigates the information needs of designers, and the different approaches and resources that they currently adopt to fulfil these needs. The research was performed by interviewing eight engineering designers. The analysis of the interview transcripts leads to the main findings of this research.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Advances in Ergonomics in Design
Additional Information: Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Ergonomics in Design, July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information searches; Human behaviour; Design development
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2019 15:18
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/23376

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