Publications

 

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Books

Product Design and Development
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1st edition 1995, 2nd edition 2000, 3rd edition 2004, 4th edition 2008, 5th edition 2012

Also in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Indonesian, Russian
Karl T. Ulrich, Steven D. Eppinger


Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications

MIT Press, Cambridge, 2012

Steven D. Eppinger, Tyson R. Browning


Selected Journal Articles and Conference Papers

(Click on the PDF links to download available files.)


“Improving the Systems Engineering Process with Multilevel Analysis of Interactions”
Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing (AIEDAM) special issue on design of complex engineered systems

vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 323-337, November 2014. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Nitin R. Joglekar, Alison Olechowski, Terence Teo


“Evolution of Information Control and Centralisation Through Stages of Complex Engineering Design Projects”
International Design Conference – DESIGN 2014, Dubrovnik, May 2014. PDF
Pedro Parraguez, Steven D. Eppinger, Anja M. Maier 


Structuring Work Distribution for Global Product Development Organizations
Production and Operations Management
vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1557-1575, November/December 2013. PDF

Anshuman Tripathy, Steven D. Eppinger


Managing Iterations in the Modular Real Estate Development Process
15th International DSM Conference, Melbourne, August 2013. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Steven Bonelli, Adrian M. Gonzalez


Improving the Systems Engineering Process with Multi-Domain Mapping
15th International DSM Conference, Melbourne, August 2013. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Nitin R. Joglekar, Alison Olechowski, Terence Teo


Improving Product Development Process Design: A Method for Managing Information Flows, Risks, and Iterations
Journal of Engineering Design

vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 689-699, October 2011. PDF
Darian Unger, Steven D. Eppinger


Organizing Global Product Development for Complex Engineered Systems

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 510-529, August 2011. PDF
Anshuman Tripathy, Steven D. Eppinger


Teaching Design for Environment in Product Design Classes
International Conference on Engineering Design, Copenhagen, August 2011. PDF
Michael C. Baeriswyl, Steven D. Eppinger


The Fundamental Challenge of Product Design
Journal of Product Innovation Management, Special Issue on Product Design

vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 399-400, May 2011. PDF


On the Feasibility of Solar-Powered Irrigation
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 2669-2682, Dec. 2010. PDF
Leah C. Kelley, Eric Gilbertson, Anwar Sheikh, Steven D. Eppinger, Steven Dubowsky


Comparing Product Development Processes and Managing Risk
International Journal of Product Development, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 382-402, 2009. PDF
Darian W. Unger, Steven D. Eppinger


Work Distribution in Global Product Development Organizations
10th International DSM Conference, Stockholm, November 12, 2008. PDF
Anshuman Tripathy, Steven D. Eppinger


A Network Approach to Define Modularity of Components in Complex Products
ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 129, no. 11, pp. 1118-1129, November 2007 PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


DSM Models of Globally Distributed Product Development Structures
8th International DSM Conference, Seattle, October 25, 2006.
Anshuman Tripathy, Steven D. Eppinger


A Network Approach to Define Modularity of Product Components
Proceedings of IDETC/CIE Conference, Long Beach, CA, September 2005 PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Anupam Agrawal, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


A Simulation-Based Process Model for Managing Complex Design Projects
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 316-328, August 2005 PDF
Soo-Haeng Cho, Steven D. Eppinger


The Misalignment of Product Architecture and Organizational Structure in Complex Product Development
Management Science, vol. 50, no. 12, pp. 1674-1689, December 2004 Article PDF, On-line Appendix PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


Information Hiding in Product Development: The Design Churn Effect
Research in Engineering Design, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 131-144, 2003 PDF
Ali Yassine, Nitin Joglekar, Dan Braha, Steven Eppinger, Daniel Whitney


Identifying Modular and Integrative Systems and Their Impact on Design Team Interactions
ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 125, pp. 240-252, June 2003 PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


Modeling Impacts of Process Architecture on Cost and Schedule Risk in Product Development
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 428-442, November 2002 PDF
Tyson R. Browning, Steven D. Eppinger


Adding Value in Product Development by Creating Information and Reducing Risk
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 443-458, November 2002 PDF
Tyson R. Browning, John J. Deyst, Daniel E. Whitney, Steven D. Eppinger


Factors that Influence Technical Communication in Distributed Product Development:  An Empirical Study in the Telecommunications Industry
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 45-58, February 2002 PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Michael Pich, David G. McKendrick, Suzanne K. Stout


Performance of Coupled Product Development Activities with a Deadline
Management Science, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 1605-1620, December 2001 PDF
Nitndra R. Joglekar, Ali A. Yassine, Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney


A Decision to Support Tool for Predicting the Impact of Development Process Improvements
Journal of Engineering Design, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 177-199, September 2001 PDF
Peter Cronemyr, Steven D. Eppinger, Anna. Öhrwall-Rönnback


Product Development Process Modeling Using Advanced Simulation
ASME Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2001 PDF
Soo-Haeng Cho, Steven D. Eppinger


Patterns of Product Development Interactions
International Conference on Engineering Design, Glasgow, Scotland, August  2001 PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Vesa K. Salminen


Sourcing By Design:  Product Complexity and the Supply Chain
Management Science, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 189-204, January 2001 PDF
Sharon Novak, Steven D. Eppinger


Evaluation of Design Process Alternatives Using Signal Flow Graphs
Journal of Engineering Design, vol. 11, no. 3, pp.211-224, September 2000 PDF
Ola Isaksson, Sven Keski-Seppälä, Steven D. Eppinger


Designing Modular and Integrative Systems
ASME Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, Baltimore, MD, September 2000 PDF
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


Complex System Product Development: Adding Value by Creating Information and Reducing Risk
Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Symposium of INCOSE, Minneapolis, MN, July 2000 PDF
Tyson R. Browing, Steven D. Eppinger, John J. Deyst,Jr., Daniel E. Whitney


Product Development Process Capture and Display Using Web-Based Technologies
IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, La Jolla, CA, October 1998 PDF
Nader Sabbaghian, Steven D. Eppinger


A Design Process Modeling Approach Incorporating Nonlinear Elements
ASME Design Theory and Methodology Conference, Atlanta, GA, no. DETC98-5663, September 1998 PDF
Johan Andersson, Jochen Pohl, Steven D. Eppinger


Using the Design Structure Matrix to Estimate Product Development Time
ASME Design Automation Conference, Atlanta, GA, no. DETC98-6013, September 1998 PDF
Maria Carrascosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney


Deciding Between Sequential and Concurrent Tasks in Engineering Design
Concurrent Engineering Research and Applications, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 15-25, March 1998 PDF
Robert P. Smith, Steven D. Eppinger


Simplifying Iterations in Cross-Functional Design Decision Making
Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 119, no. 4, pp. 485-493, December 1997 PDF
Viswanathan Krishnan, Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney


A Planning Method for Integration of Large-Scale Engineering Systems
International Conference on Engineering Design, Tampere, Finland, pp. 199-204, August 1997 PDF
Steven D. Eppinger


A Predictive Model of Sequential Iteration in Engineering Design
Management Science, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 1104-1120, August 1997 PDF
Robert P. Smith, Steven D. Eppinger


A Model-Based Framework to Overlap Product Development Activities
Management Science, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 437-451, April 1997 PDF
Viswanathan Krishnan, Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney


Identifying Controlling Features of Engineering Design Iteration
Management Science, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 276-293, March 1997 PDF
Robert P. Smith, Steven D. Eppinger


Generalized Models of Design Iteration Using Signal Flow Graphs
Research in Engineering Design, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 1122-123, 1997 PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Murthy V. Nukala, Daniel E. Whitney


The Coupling of Product Architecture and Organizational Structure Decisions
MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper, no. 3906, May 1996 PDF
Rosaline K. Gulati, Steven D. Eppinger


Accelerating Product Development by the Exchange of Preliminary Product Design Information
Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 117, pp. 491-498, December 1995 PDF
Vishwanathan Krishnan, Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney


Systematic versus Intuitive Approaches to Technical Problem Solving: Does it Matter?
MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper 3716, rev. November 1995 PDF
Marcie J. Tyre, Steven D. Eppinger, Eva M.H. Csizinszky


Predicting Technical Communication in Product Development Organizations
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 215-222, August 1995 PDF
Mark D. Morelli, Steven D. Eppinger, Rosaline K. Gulati


A Methodology for Manufacturing Process Signature Analysis
Journal of Manufacturing Systems , vol. 14, no. 1, January-February 1995, pp. 20-34. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Christopher D. Huber, Van Pham


A Model-Based Method for Organizing Tasks in Product Development
Research in Engineering Design , vol. 6, no. 1, pp.1-13, 1994 PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney, Robert P. Smith, David A. Gebala


Integration Analysis of Product Decompositions
ASME Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 343-351, September 1994 PDF
Thomas U. Pimmler, Steven D. Eppinger


Managing the Integration Problem in Concurrent Engineering
MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper, no. 3594, August 1993 PDF
Kent R. McCord, Steven D. Eppinger


Three Dynamic Problems in Robot Force Control
IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol. 8, no. 6, December 1992, pp. 751-758. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Warren P. Seering


Testing an Engineering Design Iteration Model in an Experimental Setting
ASME Conference on Design Theory and Methodology , Scottsdale, AZ, September 1992, pp. 267-276. PDF
Robert P. Smith, Steven D. Eppinger, Amarnath Gopal


Organizing Tasks in Complex Design Projects: Development of Tools to Represent Design Procedures
NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference , Atlanta, GA, January 1992, pp. 301-309. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Daniel E. Whitney, David A. Gebala


Methods for Analyzing Design Procedures
ASME Conference on Design Theory and Methodology , Miami, FL, September 1991, pp. 227-233. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, David A. Gebala


Model-Based Approaches to Managing Concurrent Engineering
Journal of Engineering Design, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 283-290, 1991. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger


Interdisciplinary Product Design Education
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. vol. 37, no. 4, November 1990, pp. 301-305. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Charles H. Fine, Karl T. Ulrich


Modeling and Experimental Evaluation of Asymmetric Pantograph Dynamics
Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. ASME, vol. 110, June 1988, pp. 168-174. PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, David N. O'Connor, Warren P. Seering, David N. Wormley


Other Publications


“How Sustainability Fuels Design Innovation”
MIT Sloan Management Review, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 75-81, Fall 2010 LINK
[interview by M.S. Hopkins]


Are Your Engineers Talking to One Another When They Should?
Harvard Business Review, vol. 85, no. 11, pp. 133-142, November 2007 LINK
Manuel E. Sosa, Steven D. Eppinger, Craig M. Rowles


The New Practice of Global Product Development
MIT Sloan Management Review, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 22-30, Summer 2006 PDF,

Updated July 2009 PDF
Also in IEEE Engineering Management Review, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 3-12, First Quarter 2007.
Steven D. Eppinger, Anil R. Chitkara


The Influence of Architecture in Engineering Systems
MIT Engineering Systems Monograph, March 2004 PDF
The ESD Architecture Committee: Edward Crawley, Olivier de Weck, Steven Eppinger, Christopher Magee, Joel Moses, Warren Seering, Joel Schindall, David Wallace, Daniel Whitney (chair)


Interdisciplinary Product Development Education at MIT and RISD
Design Management Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 58-61, Summer 2002 PDF
Steven D. Eppinger, Matthew S. Kressy


Innovation at the Speed of Information
Harvard Business Review, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 149-158, January 2001 LINK
Steven D. Eppinger


Taguchi Airplanes
Games and Exercises for Operations Management, J. N. Heineke and L. C. Meile, Eds., Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, pp. 213-224, 1995 PDF


Educating Product Development Leaders
Design Management Journal. vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 47-53, Summer 1992 PDF
Karl T. Ulrich, Steven D. Eppinger


Working Papers in Progress

(If not found below, request current papers from Prof. Eppinger by email.)


“Information Flow through Stages of Complex Engineering Design Projects: A Dynamic Network Analysis Approach”

[with Pedro Parraguez and Anja M. Maier]


“Characterising design process interfaces as organisation networks: Insights for engineering systems management”

[with Pedro Parraguez and Anja M. Maier]