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An Empirical Study of Synthesis of Multiple State Devices by Engineering Designers

Somasekhara Rao, T and Chakrabarti, Amaresh (2007) An Empirical Study of Synthesis of Multiple State Devices by Engineering Designers. In: 13th National Conference on Mechanisms and Machines (NaCoMM07),, December 12-13, 2007, IISc, Bangalore, India.

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Automated synthesis of mechanical designs is an important step towards the development of an intelligent CAD system. Research into methods for supporting conceptual design using automated synthesis has attracted much attention in the past decades. The research work presented here is based on an empirical study of the process of synthesis of multiple state mechanical devices. As a background to the work, the paper explores concepts of what mechanical device, state, single state and multiple state are, and in the context of the above observational studies, attempts to identify the outstanding issues for supporting multiple state synthesis of mechanical devices.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: automated synthesis;multiple state;design;mechanical device
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2011 08:49
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2011 08:49
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/41863

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