The Future of Product Development

Proceedings of the 17th CIRP Design Conference

  • Frank-Lothar Krause

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. User Keynotes

  3. Vendor Keynotes

  4. Design Theory

    1. W. O. Schotborgh, H. Tragter, F. G. M. Kokkeler, F. J. A. M. van Houten, T. Tomiyama
      Pages 65-74
    2. A. Bufardi, A. Edler, M. Frey, D. Kiritsis, A. Metin, B. Smith
      Pages 75-84
    3. A. Crotti, M. Ghitti, D. Regazzoni, C. Rizzi
      Pages 145-154
    4. Th. Müller, K. Manga, M. Walther, J. Wallaschek
      Pages 175-184

About these proceedings


Product development is one of the most important drivers of innovation. Methods, procedures and systems evoke, enable and support sustainable innovation. The papers presented in this book show that answers can only be composed out of a variety of solutions where psychological, economical and technical research results are taken into account.

The proceedings represent trends in Product Development concerning industrial users and vendors as well as scientific research aspects.

The following topics are covered: Design Theory, Product Design, Requirements, Collaborative Engineering, Complex Design, Mechatronics, Reverse Engineering, Virtual Prototyping, CAE, KBE and PLM.


CAE complexity design development product design project management

Editors and affiliations

  • Frank-Lothar Krause
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer IPKBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-69819-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-69820-3
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