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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2022, 144(2): 021404.
Paper No: MD-21-1227
Published Online: October 11, 2021
... is 10 4 250 + ( 2 × n C 2 ) 250 ≥ 10 1000 . 21 04 2021 16 09 2021 22 09 2021 11 10 2021 Email: araina@andrew.cmu.edu Email: cagan@cmu.edu Email: ccm@cmu.edu decision making complex action spaces imitation learning design...
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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
... theory when analyzing an agency’s decision-making to produce more realistic results. Additionally, we assume attributes to be independent for this analysis; however, in reality, independence may not hold. We chose to conduct this analysis with a weighted sum model for initial results, but suggest...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2011, 133(10): 101005.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
... be prevalent. Similarly, strategic engineering and management decisions can be made if the major cost drivers are known. 22 06 2010 12 04 2011 18 10 2011 18 10 2011 decision making design engineering management of change offshore installations project management strategic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 091009.
Published Online: September 15, 2011
.... The 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
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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 impact...
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Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 090301.
Published Online: September 20, 2010
... of coal, the team will have to work smarter, harder, and more creatively if we are going to help save our planet from ourselves. 2 Developing capacity for better decision making in design : If every designer and engineer has to be a sustainable designer, it would entail that design is not only taught...
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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, the human...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 091007.
Published Online: September 16, 2010
.... The 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
... by the original manufacturing process ( 2 ). This can create an economic incentive for developing product take-back systems. assembling consumer protection decision making economics environmental factors integer programming legislation linear programming organisational aspects production management...
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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...
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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
... how the surrogate constraints and objective functions affect the solution quality. These results indicate a way to apply the principles of decision-based design to design processes. 22 05 2008 05 09 2008 15 12 2008 decision making design engineering electric motors...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2008, 130(12): 121101.
Published Online: October 8, 2008
... are introduced into individual designer behavior, it is seen that the converged solutions can improve the resulting solution. Bounded rational decisions within decentralized design are modeled, and the effects of propagating such decisions within a design process are studied. cognition decision making...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2008, 130(11): 111101.
Published Online: September 25, 2008
... decision making by team ( 66 ) or collaborative decision making. Decision making by team or collaborative decision making is another extension of our model and is left for future work. We would like to thank the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center for funding and providing the opportunity...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2007, 129(10): 1002–1011.
Published Online: December 18, 2006
.... , 2001 , “ Learning-Based Preference Modeling in Engineering Design Decision-Making ,” ASME J. Mech. Des. 1050-0472 10.1115/1.1361061 , 123 ( 2 ), pp. 191 – 198 . Wassenaar , H. J. , and Chen , W. , 2003 , “ An Approach to Decision Based Design With Discrete Choice Analysis...
Topics: Preferences
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2007, 129(7): 662–667.
Published Online: December 16, 2006
... education design engineering knowledge management educational courses decision making on-the-job training engineering design engineering education industrial experience co-operative education capstone design A defining characteristic of engineers is their ability to apply...
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J. Mech. Des. September 2007, 129(9): 898–906.
Published Online: September 27, 2006
... as 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
... of the DM’s minimum selling price of the ticket for the above gamble. design engineering reliability optimisation probability decision making failure analysis Reliability design methods yield safer and more efficient designs than deterministic methods because reliability design methods...
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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, referred...