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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. May 2022, 144(5): 054502.
Paper No: MD-21-1076
Published Online: December 6, 2021
... of additive manufacturing (AM). While some of these solutions are motivated by complex and urgent requirements (e.g., face masks), others are motivated by simpler and less urgent needs (e.g., hands-free door openers). Previous research suggests that problem definition influences the creativity of solutions...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2021, 143(10): 102003.
Paper No: MD-20-1903
Published Online: May 3, 2021
... and teams. They also increase the creativity of the concepts generated by both individuals and teams, as measured through a series of defined metrics. Furthermore, the objects in combination with the cards are more effective at stimulating the generation of a wider variety of designs than the cards alone...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2021, 143(10): 102001.
Paper No: MD-20-1542
Published Online: March 25, 2021
.... Therefore, designers must adopt a “dual” design mindset—emphasizing both, opportunistic and restrictive DfAM—when designing for AM. However, to leverage AM capabilities, designers must not only generate creative ideas for AM but also select these creative ideas during the concept selection stage. Design...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2021, 143(6): 061402.
Paper No: MD-20-1438
Published Online: November 20, 2020
...Dongwook Hwang; Byunghyun Choi; Soonho Bae; Woojin Park External stimuli can stimulate a designer's creativity and improve the outcome of design ideation for product/service concept generation. A psychological phenomenon that may occur during such utilization of external stimuli is design fixation...
Topics: Design
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2021, 143(1): 011402.
Paper No: MD-19-1534
Published Online: July 27, 2020
... at the moment. Thirty participants with a valid driver’s license and participated in this experiment. All of them took at least one course on creative thinking for engineering design and had a prior experience of performing brainstorming. Half of them (13 males and 2 females) were assigned to the control...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2020, 142(3): 031118.
Paper No: MD-19-1454
Published Online: December 23, 2019
...E. Kwon; J. D. Ryan; A. Bazylak; L. H. Shu Divergent thinking, an aspect of creativity, is often studied by measuring performance on the Alternative Uses Test (AUT). There is, however, a gap in creativity research concerning how visual stimuli on the AUT are perceived. Memory and attention...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2018, 140(10): 101102.
Paper No: MD-18-1021
Published Online: July 31, 2018
.... Assoc. Editor: Katja Holtta-Otto. 09 01 2018 15 06 2018 Cognitive-based design Conceptual design Creativity Concept generation One of the most important aims of conceptual design is to conceive as many creative conceptual sketches as possible that fit the requirements...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2018, 140(10): 101101.
Paper No: MD-17-1726
Published Online: July 30, 2018
... ratings (i.e., quantity, novelty and quality) from prospective users were analyzed to gauge the effect of contextual experience on design outcomes. Results suggest that during ideation, contextual experience has a negative effect on mental states associated with creativity and also on the novelty...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 091101.
Paper No: MD-17-1103
Published Online: June 18, 2018
...; final manuscript received April 27, 2018; published online June 18, 2018. Assoc. Editor: Katja Holtta-Otto. 06 02 2017 27 04 2018 Conceptual design Creativity Design methodology Design theory Concept generation In most biologically inspired design methods and tools...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2018, 140(7): 071101.
Paper No: MD-17-1424
Published Online: May 23, 2018
... 2017 23 04 2018 Conceptual design Creativity Design process Concept generation Fu et al. [ 14 ] developed a methodology to assist designers to systematically search and identify functional analogies from patent databases, and subsequently, used these to develop innovative...
Topics: Design, Patents
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. April 2018, 140(4): 041702.
Paper No: MD-17-1472
Published Online: February 27, 2018
...; published online February 27, 2018. Assoc. Editor: Carolyn Seepersad. 11 07 2017 05 01 2018 Conceptual design Creativity Design evaluation Design for manufacturing Concept generation Engineering design is the art of visualizing, developing, and building ideas to satisfy...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2018, 140(3): 031102.
Paper No: MD-17-1168
Published Online: January 16, 2018
...A.-M. Oltețeanu; L. H. Shu Functional fixedness refers to a cognitive bias that prevents people from using objects in new ways and more abstractly from perceiving problems in new ways. Supporting people in overcoming functional fixedness could improve creative problem solving and capacities...
Topics: Creativity
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2018, 140(3): 031101.
Paper No: MD-17-1340
Published Online: December 21, 2017
... 05 2017 15 11 2017 Cognitive-based design Conceptual design Creativity Concept generation Continued innovation is essential for economic prosperity. In a knowledge-based economy, profits are increasingly influenced by innovation capabilities [ 1 ]. One approach to efficiently...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2018, 140(1): 011101.
Paper No: MD-16-1826
Published Online: November 9, 2017
... OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript received December 15, 2016; final manuscript received September 21, 2017; published online November 9, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Katja Holtta-Otto. 15 12 2016 21 09 2017 Approximation-based design Collaborative design Creativity Design...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. December 2017, 139(12): 124502.
Paper No: MD-16-1821
Published Online: October 3, 2017
...-46682 Creativity Gear dynamics Gear geometry Concept generation Theoretical gear drive is an ideal transmission with a constant transmission ratio. In the ideal transmission, one pair of teeth can transit movement and power to the other pair steadily, and the backlash is constant...
Topics: Gears, Errors
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111418.
Paper No: MD-17-1124
Published Online: October 2, 2017
... of users. Creativity Decision theory Concept generation 11 02 2017 22 07 2017 Contributed by the Design Automation Committee of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript received February 11, 2017; final manuscript received July 22, 2017...
Topics: Design
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111414.
Paper No: MD-17-1159
Published Online: October 2, 2017
... in identifying possible areas of “over-clustering” and/or “under-clustering” in order to enhance divergent concept generation processes. Creativity Design teams Product design Concept generation Classification and clustering are semantically similar in that they are both tasks of grouping...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111402.
Paper No: MD-17-1117
Published Online: October 2, 2017
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111416.
Paper No: MD-17-1203
Published Online: October 2, 2017
... aligned with the conceptual leap hypothesis that design stimuli from “far” sources contribute to novelty and are the best for creative breakthroughs [ 50 – 53 ], despite the cognitive difficulty for designers to conceive an analogy between distant domains [ 8 , 47 , 54 ]. This strand of studies...
Topics: Design, Patents
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111405.
Paper No: MD-17-1152
Published Online: October 2, 2017
...; final manuscript received June 16, 2017; published online October 2, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Harrison M. Kim. 20 02 2017 16 06 2017 Creativity Design automation Design of experiments Design optimization Generative design Interactive design Concept generation Identifying...