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Engineering Design Centre

Mr Aylmer Johnson

 

Mr Aylmer Johnson

Mr Aylmer Johnson

University Senior Lecturer

Research group: Knowledge Management Group
Telephone: +44 1223 332731
Email: alj3@cam.ac.uk

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Biography

  • BA, in Mechanical Engineering, Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1973
  • Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge since 1981

Aylmer Johnson has been a member of the teaching staff of the Cambridge University Engineering Department since 1979. Prior to that, he worked in the Petrochemical industry on computer-aided pipework design and on the DUCT surface modeller, becoming leader of the development team over the period when the first commercial sales were made. He is a founder member of the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre.

Selected Publications

YAO, Z. and JOHNSON, A.L. On estimating the feasible solution space of design. Computer-Aided Design, 29 (9), 649 - 655, Elsevier Science, Oxford, UK, 1997.

YAO, Z. and JOHNSON, A.L. Twe application of empirical constraints in the design process. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering Design ICED 97, Tampere, Finland, Vol 3, 213 - 218, 1997.

CHAKRABARTI, A.C., JOHNSON, A.L. and KIRIYAMA, T. An approach to automated synthesis of solution principles. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering Design ICED 97, Tampere, Finland, Vol 2, 125 - 128, 1997. YAO, Z. and JOHNSON, A.L. A constraint-based environment for mechanical design. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering Design ICED 97, Tampere, Finland, Vol 3, 257 - 260, 1997.

HUBER, R., KIRIYAMA, T., JOHNSON, A.L. et al A Design Environment for the Design of Micromachines. Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Design Theory and Methodology, Boston, ASME, 1995.

THORNTON, A.C. and JOHNSON, A.L. CADET: a software support tool for constraint processes in embodiment design. Research in Engineering Design, 8 (1), 1 - 13, Springer Verlag, 1996.