New World Situation: New Directions in Concurrent Engineering

Proceedings of the 17th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering

  • Jerzy Pokojski
  • Shuichi Fukuda
  • Józef Salwiński

Part of the Advanced Concurrent Engineering book series (ACENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Advanced Manufacturing

  3. Design Knowledge Utilization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Kazuo Hiekata, Hiroyuki Yamato, Masakazu Enomoto, Yoshiaki Oida, Yoshiyuki Furukawa, Yuki Makino et al.
      Pages 53-62
    3. Yoichiro Suzuki, Yan Jin, Hideo Koyama, Gahee Kang
      Pages 73-81
    4. Marcin Januszka, Wojciech Moczulski
      Pages 91-99
    5. Carlos Agostinho, Filipe Correia, Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves
      Pages 111-124
  4. Human Centric Product Design and Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Yuexiang Huang, Chun-Hsien Chen, Li Pheng Khoo
      Pages 127-135
    3. Ching-Chien Liang, Kuohsiang Chen, Chun-Heng Ho
      Pages 147-162
    4. Wunching Chang, Wei Yan, Chun-Hsien Chen
      Pages 163-172

About these proceedings


Over more than twenty years, numerous new concepts, methodologies and tools have been developed within the context of concurrent engineering (CE). During this period, the background for engineering/manufacturing has changed extensively. Now, industry has to work with global markets. This globalization has brought forth a new network of experts and companies across many different domains and fields in distributed environments. These collaborations, integrated with a very high level of professionalism and specialization, have provided the basis for innovations in design and manufacturing, and have succeeded in creating new products for a global market.   No matter how diversified concurrent engineering (CE) may be, there is certainly a direction common to all the CE research and applications. The reader will find that, although each paper deals with different issues, the main thrust of most of the papers contained in New World Situation: New Directions in Concurrent Engineering is towards the human, i.e., viewing a designer as human, engineer as human, and customer as human. This trend is also reflected in session organization: design knowledge utilization and knowledge engineering, product design and development, lean product development, human centric product design and development, advanced manufacturing and mass customization, and advanced manufacturing.   New World Situation: New Directions in Concurrent Engineering collects papers accepted for the 17th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, held in Cracow, Poland, September 6-10, 2010. It aims to establish new directions in the rapidly changing world of CE and to enable readers to find the directions that will work best in their own particular environments.


Automobil Feder Produktlebenszyklusmanagement automation concurrent engineering innovation knowledge management lean manufacturing mass customization process design product design product development simulation uncertainty

Editors and affiliations

  • Jerzy Pokojski
    • 1
  • Shuichi Fukuda
    • 2
  • Józef Salwiński
    • 3
  1. 1., Institute of Machine Design FundamentalsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.MusashinoJapan
  3. 3., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering andAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakowPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Ltd. 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-023-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-024-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-5440
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