The Engineering Design CK Theory: Contributions and Limits

  title={The Engineering Design CK Theory: Contributions and Limits},
  author={Eric Coateana and Jo{\"e}lle Forest and Denis Choulier},
The CK theory of design created by Hatchuel and Weil has raised interest and controversies both in the academic community and among practitioners. After presenting the scope and focus of CK theory, and the contributions claimed for it by its creators, we compare it to concepts and models more commonly used in traditional design approaches. It can be noticed that important concepts are ignored by CK theory, even if some of them are integrated into the research programs of Hatchuel, Weil, and Le… CONTINUE READING

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