Algorithms-aided design process in industrial context - Case study cruise ship environment

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Ahola, Markus
dc.contributor.author Annala, Anton
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-22T10:44:08Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-22T10:44:08Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/23889
dc.description.abstract The objectives of this work were to investigate the possibilities of implementing algorithms-aided design process in the cruise ship design environment and how this methodology would affect the appearance and the user experience of a cruise ship. Ship design and the appearance of ships today is defined somewhat strictly by the engineering tools. Traditional system-based ship design doesn’t usually pursue the creation of novel concepts from the structural or architectural design perspective. Due the complexity and the size of the cruise ships the possibility to create completely new ship concepts is hindered, therefore manufacturers often settle on optimising and improving the existing designs. However, in order to succeed in the demanding markets, manufacturers and shipping companies must develop their ships and the cruise experience broadly and more comprehensively. This work is aiming to find ways for design thinking to have more emphasis in the ship field and research new methodologies to rethink the process of which it is being done today. This work is concentrating on parametric design methodologies because they give the benefit of bringing numerical planning together with visual geometry. This potentially makes the design process more agile and could turn the improvement process to an act of creating something completely new. The research was done based on a literature review and interviews with professionals working in, or closely with, the ship industry. Some of the studied approaches were demonstrated by Rhino and Grasshopper models to verify the applicability of them in the ship design environment. en
dc.format.extent 121
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Algorithms-aided design process in industrial context - Case study cruise ship environment en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.subject.keyword algorithms-aided en
dc.subject.keyword design process en
dc.subject.keyword industrial en
dc.subject.keyword design en
dc.subject.keyword cruise ship en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201612226082
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Uusitalo, Severi
dc.programme fi


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