Catalin Alexandru

Transylvania University of Brașov

Cătălin Alexandru is a professor at the Transilvania University of Braşov (Romania), within the Faculty of Product Design and Environment. His teaching and research activity centers mainly on the modeling, simulation and optimization of mechanical and mechatronic systems. Prof. Alexandru is a PhD supervisor in Mechanical Engineering, and he is currently the director of the University Doctoral Council. He is also the coordinator of the Virtual Prototyping Laboratory at the Design of Mechanical Elements and Systems Research Center. He has published more than 300 scientific papers in mainstream journals, books chapters, and conference proceedings. He served as reviewer for dozens of ISI/WOS-rated journals. Prof. Alexandru is a member in national and international organizations that promote research in the field of product design.

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Product design is a comprehensive process related to the creation of new products, and the ability to design and develop efficient products are key to success in today’s dynamic global market. Written by experts in the field, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the product design process and its applications in various fields, particularly engineering. Over seven chapters, the authors explore such topics as development of new product design methodologies, implementation of effective methods for integrated products, development of more visualized environments for task-based conceptual design methods, and development of engineering design tools based on 3D photogrammetry, among others.

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