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Virtual worlds as collaborative environments for design and manufacturing : from idea to product

Chase, Scott C. (2008) Virtual worlds as collaborative environments for design and manufacturing : from idea to product. In: 2nd International Workshop on Virtual Manufacturing, published in 5th INTUITION International Conference, 2008-10-08, Torino, Italy.

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Abstract

The growth of internet based communication has facilitated the development of open source, collaborative methods of working, with growing exploration of virtual worlds as potential working environments. This paper describes their use for prod¬uct design and manufacturing, with examples from the virtual world Second Life for idea generation, collaborative design, and virtual manufacturing.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 13670
Keywords: virtual worlds, vVirtual manufacturing, oOpen source design, collaborative design, design engineering, Manufactures, Engineering design, Architecture
Subjects: Technology > Manufactures
Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
Fine Arts > Architecture
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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Depositing user: Dr Scott C. Chase
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2009 10:39
Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 15:40
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/13670

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