Instruction in Divergent Thinking for Conceptual Design: A Case Study Based on a Corkscrew

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Ying-Chieh Liu; Chin-Yu Kao; Amaresh Chakrabarti;
  • Publisher: Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers (CIAE) & Taiwan Smart Living Space Association (SMART LISA)
  • Journal: International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology (issn: 2223-9766)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5875/ausmt.v5i3.988
  • Subject: Conceptual design, corkscrew design, design methodology, innovation, mechanical movements, novice designers | Automation | T59.5 | Information technology | T58.5-58.64

Abstraction is a powerful tool for designers in the conceptual design stage. Such abstractions take various forms, and little is known as to how a particular method of abstraction would support designers in specific design cases. A method is proposed which includes a de... View more