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MAIER, J.F., ECKERT, C.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2017) Model granularity in engineering design - concepts and frameworks, Design Science, 3, DOI 10.1017/dsj.2016.16. Available from CUP Introduction to model theory, including terminology from a range of fields, leading to a classification framework for granularity in engineering design.

HAMRAZ, B., CALDWELL, N.M.H., RIDGMAN, T.W. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2015) FBS Linkage ontology and technique to support engineering change management, Research in Engineering Design, 26(1), 3-35. Available from Springer The development of an ontology for function, behaviour and structure (FBS) linkages and its application to the case of a diesel engine.

AHMAD, N., WYNN, D.C. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2013) Change impact on a product and its redesign process: A tool for knowledge capture and reuse. Research in Engineering Design, 24(3), 219–244. Available from Springer Introduces a cross-domain approach to identify possible change propagation linkages, complemented by an interactive tool that generates dynamic checklists to assess impact.

KOH, E.C.Y., CALDWELL, N.M.H. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2013) A technique to assess the changeability of complex engineering systems, Journal of Engineering Design, 24(7), 477-498. Available from Taylor & Francis The development of a matrix-based approach to generate change indices for individual components of a system in order to systematically review the changeability of the systems.

HAMRAZ, B., CALDWELL, N.M.H. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2013) A Multidomain Engineering Change Propagation Model to Support Uncertainty Reduction and Risk Management in Design, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(10). Available from ASME Proposal for a multidomain model which combines concepts of both the function-behavior-structure (FBS) model with the change prediction method (CPM).

KOH, E.C.Y., CALDWELL, N.H.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2012) A method to assess the effects of engineering change propagation. Research in Engineering Design, 23(4), 329–351. Available from Springer Presents a modelling method that seeks to support the prediction and management of undesired engineering change propagation during the design and development of complex products.

HAMRAZ, B., CALDWELL, N.H.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2011) A Holistic Categorization Framework for Literature on Engineering Change Management. Systems Engineering, 14(3), 305–326. Available from Wiley Proposes a new, holistic and process-oriented literature categorization framework which is used to categorize a comprehensive list of 427 publications in engineering change management.

JARRATT, T., ECKERT, C.M., CALDWELL, N.H.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2011) Engineering change: An overview and perspective on the literature. Research in Engineering Design, 22, 103–124. Available from Springer Provides a categorised overview and perspective on the published academic literature on engineering change and a new understanding of the field’s breadth and depth.

KELLER, R., ECKERT, C.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2009) Using an engineering change methodology to support conceptual design. Journal of Engineering Design, 20(6), 571–587. Available from Taylor & Francis Introduces a support tool for the conceptual design phase which allows designers to assess the risk of change spreading between components and facilitates a visual analysis of these models.

GIFFIN, M.L., DE WECK, O.L., BUONOVA, G., KELLER, R., ECKERT, C.M. and CLARKSON, P.J. (2009) Change propagation analysis in complex technical systems, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 131(5). Available from ASME Examination of a large data set from industry including 41,500 change requests that were generated during the design of a complex sensor system spanning a period of 8 years.

CLARKSON, P.J., SIMONS, C.S. and ECKERT, C.M. (2004) Predicting change propagation in complex design, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 126(5), 788-797. Available from ASME A quantitative investigation of change propagation in helicopter design leading to a proposed method for predicting change paths in complex systems.

ECKERT, C.M., CLARKSON, P.J. and ZANKER, W. (2004) Change and customisation in complex engineering domains, Research in Engineering Design, 15(1), 1-21. Available from Springer A qualitative investigation of change propagation in helicopter design leading to a proposed framework for describing patterns of change in complex systems.