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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2022, 144(10): 101401.
Paper No: MD-20-1776
Published Online: June 30, 2022
... (i) developing a behavioral model of sequential decision making that accounts for information about competitors’ historical performance and (ii) using the model in conjunction with a human-subject experiment where participants make design decisions given controlled strong or weak performance records...
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J. Mech. Des. February 2022, 144(2): 021404.
Paper No: MD-21-1227
Published Online: October 11, 2021
... 2021 22 09 2021 11 10 2021 decision making complex action spaces imitation learning design automation deep learning action prediction artificial intelligence machine learning Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency 10.13039/100000185 N66001-17-1-4064...
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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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J. Mech. Des. October 2011, 133(10): 101005.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
... design change hotspots decision making design engineering management of change offshore installations project management strategic planning 22 06 2010 12 04 2011 18 10 2011 18 10 2011 Figure 10 shows the normalized approved cost increase and approved cost...
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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
... 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 impact...
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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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Publisher: ASME
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 compromising...
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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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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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Publisher: ASME
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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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Publisher: ASME
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
... to perform a cost-benefit analysis for this problem where the effect of increasing levels of uncertainty on the convergence of the problem is studied. This analysis is presented next. 30 10 2007 30 07 2008 08 10 2008 cognition decision making design engineering game theory...
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J. Mech. Des. November 2008, 130(11): 111101.
Published Online: September 25, 2008
..., the engineer can optimize his or her choice of a system concept (technology and target system requirements) and budget. 08 10 2007 18 06 2008 25 09 2008 budgeting decision making government project management decision analysis concept selection target requirements public...
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J. Mech. Des. October 2007, 129(10): 1002–1011.
Published Online: December 18, 2006
... is illustrated in the application to a drill selection case study where the decision maker expresses inconsistent preferences. 20 07 2006 18 12 2006 decision making design engineering machine tools manufacturing processes There are typically tradeoffs in decision making. Product...
Topics: Preferences
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J. Mech. Des. July 2007, 129(7): 662–667.
Published Online: December 16, 2006
... is necessary for each step in a design process. Explain the overall layout of a design process, including iteration. Explain that built designs should be tested to determine if they meet the needs. Explain that a combination of analysis and decision-making (based on the needs...
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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
... for Engineering Design Trade-offs ,” Fuzzy Sets Syst. 0165-0114 10.1016/S0165-0114(97)00032-8 , 99 ( 2 ), pp. 253 – 264 . design engineering reliability optimisation probability decision making failure analysis Reliability design methods yield safer and more efficient designs than...