Innovation in Product Design

From CAD to Virtual Prototyping

  • Monica Bordegoni
  • Caterina Rizzi

Table of contents

About this book


Innovation in Product Design gives an overview of the research fields and achievements in the development of methods and tools for product design and innovation.  It presents contributions from experts in many different fields covering a variety of research topics related to product development and innovation. Product lifecycle management, knowledge management, product customization, topological optimization, product virtualization, systematic innovation, virtual humans, design and engineering, and rapid prototyping are the key research areas described in the book. It also details successful case studies developed with industrial companies.

Innovation in Product Design is written for academic researchers, graduate students and professionals in product development disciplines who are interested in understanding how novel methodologies and technologies can make the product development process more efficient.


Computer-Aided Design Knowledge Management Product Design Product Development Product Lifecycle Management Prototyping Tools Virtual Prototyping

Editors and affiliations

  • Monica Bordegoni
    • 1
  • Caterina Rizzi
    • 2
  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoLegnanoItaly
  2. 2.Università di BergamoRhoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-774-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-775-4
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