Observations on concept generation and sketching in engineering design

@article{Yang2009ObservationsOC,
  title={Observations on concept generation and sketching in engineering design},
  author={Maria C. Yang},
  journal={Research in Engineering Design},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1-11}
}
  • Maria C. Yang
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
  • Research in Engineering Design
The generation of ideas is an essential element in the process of design. One suggested approach to improving the quality of ideas is through increasing their quantity. In this study, concept generation is examined via brainstorming, morphology charts and sketching. Statistically significant correlations were found between the quantity of brainstormed ideas and design outcome. In some, but not all, experiments, correlations were found between the quantity of morphological alternatives and… Expand

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