Imperial College London

ProfessorPeterChilds

Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Head of the School of Design Engineering
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7049p.childs Website CV

 
 
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Location

 

Studio 1, Dyson BuildingDyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

Citation

BibTex format

@inproceedings{Sikhwal:2018:10.1109/IEEM.2017.8289976,
author = {Sikhwal, RK and Childs, PRN},
doi = {10.1109/IEEM.2017.8289976},
pages = {674--680},
publisher = {IEEE},
title = {Product Design for Mass Individualisation for Industrial Application},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2017.8289976},
year = {2018}
}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

TY  - CPAPER
AB - In the last few years, a demand for renewed product personalisation to satisfy the exact need of the customers has been observed in some markets. As opposed to customisation, which put emphasis on the satisfaction of explicit needs of a defined market segment, individualisation aims at satisfying the specific needs of a customer. Product design for Mass Individualisation (MI) is a new product design paradigm that comprises an open hardware platform and multiple modules that are integrated with the platform, as per end-users’ choice. This paper identifies key areas and components which need to be focused to realise this approach and convert it into an industrial practice by an explorative study of existing product design and customisation approaches. A questionnaire survey has been conducted and results are presented for the industrial implication and insights on this approach. The findings clearly show that MI provides most individualised and technologically advanced product.
AU - Sikhwal,RK
AU - Childs,PRN
DO - 10.1109/IEEM.2017.8289976
EP - 680
PB - IEEE
PY - 2018///
SN - 2157-362X
SP - 674
TI - Product Design for Mass Individualisation for Industrial Application
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2017.8289976
UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/57374
ER -