AAAI Publications, 2011 AAAI Spring Symposium Series

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Automating Environmental Impact Assessment during the Conceptual Phase of Product Design
Karl R. Haapala, Kerry R. Poppa, Robert B. Stone, Irem Y. Tumer

Last modified: 2011-03-20

Abstract


Product environmental impact reduction efforts largely focus on incremental changes during detailed design. Application of automated concept generation using a design repository and integral life cycle assessment approach is explored to evaluate and reduce environmental impacts in the conceptual phase of product design.

Keywords


design; manufacturing; automated concept generation; life cycle assessment

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