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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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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2022, 144(2): 021404.
Paper No: MD-21-1227
Published Online: October 11, 2021
... and Methodology Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 21 04 2021 16 09 2021 22 09 2021 11 10 2021 Email: ccm@cmu.edu Email: cagan@cmu.edu Email: araina@andrew.cmu.edu decision making complex action spaces imitation learning...
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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
... not take into account uncertainty [ 39 ], and may be limited by the implications of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem [ 42 ]. Future work should explore expected utility theory when analyzing an agency’s decision-making to produce more realistic results. Additionally, we assume attributes to be independent...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2011, 133(10): 101005.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
...-TP-2005-001-03. 22 06 2010 12 04 2011 18 10 2011 18 10 2011 decision making design engineering management of change offshore installations project management strategic planning design change change management complex system design change hotspots...
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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
..., the retailers are assumed to have common, stationary assortment compositions of products. That is, it is assumed that all products will be carried by all retailers and that does not change overtime. In this paper, we propose a product design decision making approach for both long term design and short...
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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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Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 090301.
Published Online: September 20, 2010
...Karthik Ramani; Steven Skerlos; Alexander Slocum decision making design engineering sustainable development The Brundtland Commission defined sustainable development as the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet...
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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
... . 28 05 2009 01 02 2010 30 03 2010 30 03 2010 assembling consumer protection decision making economics environmental factors integer programming legislation linear programming organisational aspects production management Several factors motivate environmentally...
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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. decision making design engineering electric motors optimisation product design Organizations that develop...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2008, 130(12): 121101.
Published Online: October 8, 2008
... cognition decision making design engineering game theory process design bounded rationality multi-objective optimization decentralized design game theory In a recent article on msn.com ( 1 ), the author advocated that “mistakes are good.” The rationale for this comment was a list...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2008, 130(11): 111101.
Published Online: September 25, 2008
.... 0161-8458 10.1115/1.2826235 , 119 , pp. 194 – 196 . Ullmann , D. G. , 2006 , Making Robust Decisions: Decision Management for Technical, Business, and Service Teams , Trafford , VC, Canada . budgeting decision making government project management decision analysis...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2007, 129(10): 1002–1011.
Published Online: December 18, 2006
... Evaluation With Multiple Attributes ,” Res. Eng. Des. 0934-9839 10.1007/BF01581343 , 3 , pp. 105 – 122 . Wan , J. , and Krishnamurty , S. , 2001 , “ Learning-Based Preference Modeling in Engineering Design Decision-Making ,” ASME J. Mech. Des. 1050-0472 10.1115/1.1361061 , 123 ( 2...
Topics: Preferences
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Article Type: Research Papers
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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Article Type: Research Papers
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
... , E. K. , 1998 , “ Aggregation Functions for Engineering Design Trade-offs ,” Fuzzy Sets Syst. 0165-0114 10.1016/S0165-0114(97)00032-8 , 99 ( 2 ), pp. 253 – 264 . 04 02 2006 03 05 2006 design engineering reliability optimisation probability decision making failure...