Realising the affective potential of patents: a new model of database interpretation for user-centred design
Wodehouse, A., Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Jagadeesan, A., & MacLachlan, R. (2018)
Realising the affective potential of patents: a new model of database interpretation for user-centred design. Journal of Engineering Design, 29(8-9), 484-511. https://doi.org/10.1080/09544828.2018.1448056
This research sets out a new interpretation of the patent database using affective design parameters. While this resource contains a vast quantity of technical information, it...
Wearable technology and workplace epidemiology: a practical example from the field of hand-arm vibration
Presentation / Conference
Taylor, M. (2019, April)
Wearable technology and workplace epidemiology: a practical example from the field of hand-arm vibration. Poster presented at The 12th UK/Ireland 1-day Meeting on Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
This work investigates the application of wearable technology for the collection of exposure data relevant to the study of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. Wearable technology des...
Wideband tunable PIFA antenna with loaded slot structure for mobile handset and LTE applications
Elfergani, I., Hussaini, A. S., Rodriguez, J., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2014)
Wideband tunable PIFA antenna with loaded slot structure for mobile handset and LTE applications. Radioengineering, 23(1), 345-355
A compact planar inverted F antenna (PIFA) with a tunable frequency response is presented. Tuning of the resonant frequency is realized by loading a varactor on an embedded sl...
Influences of Design Tools on Concepts Generation
Vasantha, G. A., Chakrabarti, A., & Corney, J. (2012)
Influences of Design Tools on Concepts Generation. In DS 73-1 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Creativity Volume 1, 127-136
Concept generation plays a vital role in establishing a broader foundation in the design process to create novel products. In globalized, collaborative, designing scenario, un...
A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index
Vasantha, G., Sherlock, A., Corney, J., & Quigley, J. (2018)
A Probabilistic Design Reuse Index. In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, (V02BT03A047
The benefits of being able to create a number of product variations from a limited range of components, or sub-assemblies, are widely recognized. Indeed it is clear that compa...
A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects
Maclachlan, R., Wodehouse, A., & Vasantha, G. (2018)
A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects. In DS 93: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2018)
This paper presents a new philosophy for patent use in student design projects; patents are more valuable when viewed as creative and learning resources rather than as a list ...
Interactional Differences and Effects Between Collocated and Distributed Design
Vasantha, G. A., Ramesh, H. P., Sugavanam, C. M., Chakrabarti, A., Corney, J., & Wodehouse, A. (2017)
Interactional Differences and Effects Between Collocated and Distributed Design. In International Conference on Research into Design, (933-944). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3518-0_80
Interactions (i.e. modes of operations through which product development knowledge is generated and externalized in the design process) play a vital role in knowledge processe...
Industrial challenges in patent management and crowdsourcing patent landscapes for engineering design innovation
Presentation / Conference
Vasantha, G., Wodehouse, A., Corney, J., Maclachlan, R., & Jagadeesan, A. (2016, June)
Industrial challenges in patent management and crowdsourcing patent landscapes for engineering design innovation. Paper presented at 23rd Innovation and Product Development Management Conference
Innovation is critical to sustain in prevailing competitive business environments. Industries need effective innovation strategies in-practice to develop and deliver novel pro...
The analysis and presentation of patents to support engineering design
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Maclachlan, R., & Wodehouse, A. (2017)
The analysis and presentation of patents to support engineering design. In Design Computing and Cognition '16, (209-226). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44989-0_12
This paper explores the role of patents in engineering design, and how the extraction and presentation of patent data could be improved for designers. We propose the use of cr...
Optical Fibre Refractive Index Sensor in a Hybrid Fibre Grating Configuration
Alwis, L., Sun, T., & T.V. Grattan, K. (2015)
Optical Fibre Refractive Index Sensor in a Hybrid Fibre Grating Configuration. Procedia Engineering, 120, 11-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.555
A temperature compensated Refractive Index (RI) sensor incorporating a Long Period Grating (LPG) and a Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) in a series configuration has been developed a...