A Design Process Framework to Deal with Non-functional Requirements in Conceptual System Designs

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Alkan, B., Seth, B., Galvin, K. and Johnson, A. (2020). A Design Process Framework to Deal with Non-functional Requirements in Conceptual System Designs. Complex Systems Design & Management. Paris 15 - 17 Dec 2020
AuthorsAlkan, B., Seth, B., Galvin, K. and Johnson, A.
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To simultaneously satisfy the user needs and project-specific technical requirements, it is imperative that complex engineering systems are designed using contemporary, systematic approaches. This study presents a framework that combines Axiomatic Design and Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process to ensure that designers can concurrently satisfy the functional and non-functional requirements along with the design constraints of conceptual system designs. A conceptual design case of an autonomous battery charging system for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is presented as an illustrative case study. The results showed that the approach can aid decision-making processes by systematic evaluation and comparison of conceptual designs such that the selected solutions satisfy user needs whilst also realising both functional and non-functional requirements of the system.

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