Caltech Engineering Design Research Laboratory
Imprecision in Engineering Design

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Erik K. Antonsson, Ph.D., P.E.
Executive Officer and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Design Research Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
http://www.design.caltech.edu/


All Chapters (2,789k PDF)

  1. Introduction (82k PDF)
  1. Computations with Imprecise Parameters in Engineering Design: Background and Theory (195k PDF)
    ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design
    Volume 111, Number 4 (December 1989), pages 616-625.

  2. Trade-Off Strategies in Engineering Design (423k PDF)
    Research in Engineering Design
    Volume 3, Number 2 (1991), pages 87-104.

  3. Design Parameter Selection in the Presence of Noise (274k PDF)
    Research in Engineering Design
    Volume 6, Number 4 (1994), pages 234-246.

  4. Tuning Parameters in Engineering Design (86k PDF)
    ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
    Volume 115, Number 1 (1993), pages 14-19.

  5. Imprecision in Engineering Design (129k PDF)
    ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
    Volume 117(B) (1995), pages 25-32. Invited paper.

  6. Aggregation Functions For Engineering Design Trade-offs (375k PDF)
    Fuzzy Sets and Systems
    Volume 99, Number 3 (1998), pages 253-264.

  7. Formalisms for Negotiation in Engineering Design (95k PDF)
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
    ASME, Paper Number 96-DETC/DTM-1525, (August, 1996)

  8. Preliminary Vehicle Structure Design Application (965k PDF)
    Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
    ASME, Paper Number DETC98/DTM-5646, (September, 1998)

  9. Arrow's Theorem and Engineering Design Decision Making (91k PDF)
    Research in Engineering Design
    Volume 11, Number 4 (2000), pages 218-228.

  10. Using Indifference Points in Engineering Decisions (106k PDF)
    Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
    ASME, Paper Number DETC2000/DTM-14559, (September, 2000)

  1. A collection of 14 figures supplementing the chapters. (294k PDF)

  2. A set of slides on Imprecision in Engineering Design supplementing the presentation. (1,344k PDF)


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