The Value of Prototypes in the Early Design and Development Process

  title={The Value of Prototypes in the Early Design and Development Process},
  author={Ayuba Ibrahim Isa and Siti M.S. Salwa and Ronald K. H. Liem and Henri M. Andr{\'e}},
Prototypes are considered to be efficient tools in engineering design as they help to reveal flaws in ideas and concepts, highlighting problems to be solved. Limited research has been conducted in detail about prototyping activities that have contributed to the increase of designers’ ideas in the design process. This study explores the use of prototypes to generate more ideas compared to the designers that were not involve with prototypes in design process. It also investigates how prototypes… CONTINUE READING

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