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Title The power of design : product innovation in sustainable energy technologies / edited by Angèle Reinders, Jan Carel Diehl, Han Brezet
Published Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : John Wiley & Sons, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 331 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, color map
Contents The Power of Design: Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technologies; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the Editors; About the Contributors; 1 Introduction: Challenges at the Crossroads of Energy and Design; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Energy Issues: A Brief Explanation; 1.3 Sustainable Energy and Product Design; 1.4 Industrial Design Engineering; 1.5 Design for Sustainability (DfS); 1.6 Energy Challenges at the Base of the Economic Pyramid; 1.7 Reading This Book; References; 2 Innovation Methods; 2.1 Introduction to Innovation Methods in Design Processes
2.1.1 Introduction2.1.2 Platform-Driven Product Development; 2.1.3 Delft Innovation Model; 2.1.4 TRIZ; 2.1.5 Technology Roadmapping; 2.1.6 Design and Styling of Future Products; 2.1.7 Constructive Technology Assessment; 2.1.8 Innovation Journey; 2.1.9 Risk-Diagnosing Methodology; References; 2.2 Platform-Driven Product Development; 2.2.1 Introduction; 2.2.2 Definitions; 2.2.3 The Creation of Platform-Based Product Families; 2.2.4 The Platform-Planning Process; 2.2.5 Modular versus Integral Product Architectures; 2.2.6 Measuring the Performance of Product Families
2.2.7 Managing Risk in Platform-Based Development2.2.8 Application of Platform-Driven Product Development; References; 2.3 Delft Innovation Model in Use; 2.3.1 Introduction; 2.3.2 Stages of the Delft Innovation Model; 2.3.3 Concluding Remarks on the Delft Innovation Model; 2.3.4 Applying the Delft Innovation Model in Real Life; 2.3.5 Reflections on the Delft Innovation Model in Practice; References; 2.4 TRIZ: ATheory of Solving Inventive Problems; 2.4.1 Introduction; 2.4.2 Components of TRIZ; 2.4.3 Contradiction as a Driving Force of Invention; 2.4.4 Five Levels of Solutions
2.4.5 Evolution of Technical Systems2.4.6 Ideality; 2.4.7 Trends of Technical Systems Evolution; 2.4.8 Science for Inventors; 2.4.9 Analytical Techniques; 2.4.10 Psychological Inertia and Creativity; 2.4.11 Practical Value of TRIZ; 2.4.12 Application of TRIZ; References; Further Reading; 2.5 Technology Roadmapping; 2.5.1 Introduction; 2.5.2 Technology Roadmaps; 2.5.3 Technology Readiness Levels; 2.5.4 TRM Process; 2.5.5 Benefits from TRM; 2.5.6 Application of TRM; References; Further Reading; 2.6 The Design and Styling of Future Things; 2.6.1 Introduction; 2.6.2 Communication
2.6.3 Acceptance2.6.4 Method; 2.6.5 Examples; 2.6.6 Conclusions; References; Further Reading; 2.7 Constructive Technology Assessment; 2.7.1 Introduction; 2.7.2 New Attention for the Design and Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation; 2.7.3 Constructive Technology Assessment; 2.7.4 Governance: CTA and Design in an Institutional Context; 2.7.5 CTA as a Dance: Strategic Intelligence; 2.7.6 Limits to CTA and Reflexive Governance of Technology Design; 2.7.7 Application of CTA; References; 2.8 Innovation Journey: Navigating Unknown Waters; 2.8.1 Introduction; 2.8.2 Method
Summary "Unique in linking sustainable energy technologies with innovation and product design, this book offers clear explanation of both and case studies enabling readers to understand and design energy-efficient products in several different markets. The book integrates the subject areas that are necessary for the design of sustainable and energy-efficient products based on sustainable energy technologies. The theory provided is illustrated by cases of design projects and concepts in practice. With the book's methodological approach, the reader is able to apply the information and examples in their research projects or product design processes. This book fills a void in existing literature at the intersection of innovation processes, sustainable energy technologies, energy demand reduction, product development, and user behaviour, which requires an integrated view on the development of sustainable energy solutions. As such, the editors offer a unique publication in "product innovation in sustainable energy technologies and energy-efficiency" that corresponds to the growing interest in the field"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Dec. 10, 2012)
Subject Green products.
New products -- Environmental aspects.
Product design.
Form Electronic book
Author Brezet, Han.
Diehl, Jan Carel.
Reinders, Angèle.
LC no. 2012020961
ISBN 1118361164 (electronic bk.)
1118361172 (electronic bk.)
9781118361160 (electronic bk.)
9781118361177 (electronic bk.)