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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25479

Title: Concurrent Design and Analysis of the Navigator Wearable Computer System: The Thermal Perspective
Authors: Amon, C. H.
Nigen, J. S.
Siewiorek, D. P.
Smailagic, A.
Stivoric, J.
Keywords: Global Positioning System
computerised navigation
concurrent engineering
cooling
design engineering
microcomputer applications
microcomputers
packaging
portable computers
thermal analysis
Issue Date: Sep-1995
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Amon CH, Nigen JS, Siewiorek DP, Smailagic A, Stivoric J. Concurrent design and analysis of the navigator wearable computer system: The thermal perspective. IEEE Transactions on Components Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Part A. 1995;18(3):567-77.
Series/Report no.: IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, Part A
Vol. 18 No. 3
Abstract: This paper describes the concurrent design of a wearable computer, called the Navigator, developed and built at Carnegie Mellon University in a multidesigner, multidomain environment. The design effort for the Navigator involved nineteen designers, representing the disciplines of electrical engineering, industrial design, mechanical engineering, software engineering, and human-computer interaction. The concurrent design framework developed by the Navigator design team is outlined and the parallel activities within each design phase are described, including the synchronization and interactions among all design disciplines at the phase boundaries. The evolution of the interdisciplinary design of the Navigator wearable computer is presented, with particular emphasis placed upon the role of the thermal design group in the overall design process. Furthermore, the particular challenges associated with the concurrent thermal management of wearable computer systems are outlined
Description: Originally published in InterSociety Conference on Thermal Phenomena in Electronic Systems, 1994. I-THERM IV. 'Concurrent Engineering and Thermal Phenomena' and subsequently in IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Part A Volume 18 Issue 3. IEEE holds all copyright of this article. IEEE allows the final published version of author's own work to be deposited in institutional repositories.
URI: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/srchabstract.jsp?tp=&arnumber=465154&queryText%3DConcurrent+Design+and+Analysis+of+the+Navigator+Wearable+Computer+System%3A+The+Thermal+Perspective%26openedRefinements%3D*%26searchField%3DSearch+All
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/95.465154
http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25479
ISSN: 1070-9886
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