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Role of Empirical Studies Understanding and Supporting Engineering Design

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Eswaran Subrahmanian, Ram D. Sriram, Paulien Herder, Henri Christiaans, Ralph Schneider

Abstract

Study of design and norms for designing dates back 2000 years when Vitruvious first wrote his book on architectural design and prescribed what a designer ought to know and how he/she ought to behave. The perceived need to organize and systematize design started with the first conference on design in 1962. Subsequently, there have been numerous conferences and articles on various aspects of design. Nowadays, there are two distinct schools of design: a prescriptive and a descriptive school, the former being the most prevalent in recent literature.
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Role of Empirical Studies Understanding and Supporting Engineering Design
Publisher Info
Delft University Press,

Keywords

Architectural Design, Design Process, Empirical Studies, Engineering Design

Citation

Subrahmanian, E. , Sriram, R. , Herder, P. , Christiaans, H. and Schneider, R. (2004), Role of Empirical Studies Understanding and Supporting Engineering Design, Delft University Press, , [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822137 (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created March 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021