Global Product Development

Proceedings of the 20th CIRP Design Conference, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France, 19th-21st April 2010

  • Alain Bernard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Keynotes on General Trends in Global Product Developments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. N.P. Suh, D.H. Cho, C.T. Rim
      Pages 3-8
    3. P. Gu, D. Xue, Y. Chen
      Pages 27-40
  3. Evolutions of Global Product Development Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. M. Pena, E.S. Ibragimova, M.K. Thompson
      Pages 51-59
    3. M.K. Thompson, M.A. Doroshenko
      Pages 61-72
    4. I. Sanya, E. Shehab, R. Roy, O. Houseman, M. Jonik
      Pages 73-80
  4. Early Stage Design in Global Product Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. A. Hesmer, H. Duin, K.-D. Thoben
      Pages 83-91
    3. B. Tyl, J. Legardeur, D. Millet, A. Falchi, B. Ranvier
      Pages 93-104
  5. Ecological Aspects in Global Product Development

  6. Models and Methods for Variation Management in Global Product Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147

About these proceedings


This book of proceedings is the synthesis of all the papers, including keynotes presented during the 20th CIRP Design conference. The book is structured with respect to several topics, in fact the main topics that serve at structuring the program. For each of them, high quality papers are provided. The main topic of the conference was Global Product Development. This includes technical, organizational, informational, theoretical, environmental, performance evaluation, knowledge management, and collaborative aspects. Special sessions were related to innovation, in particular extraction of knowledge from patents.


Early stage performance evaluation Early stage performance evaluation Global product development Global product development Knowledge management Knowledge management Product Life-cycle Management Product Life-cycle Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Alain Bernard
    • 1
  1. 1., IRCCyN UMR CNRS 6597Ecole Centrale de NantesNantes Cedex 3France

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-15972-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-15973-2
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