Analyses of Immaterial Characters of Materials
This paper firstly analyzes the relationship between materials and product design, then discusses the “materiality” and “immateriality” in product design and put forward the concept of “immateriality” of materials, and then studies them. As a result it is put forward that immaterial characters of materials have important effect on the material selection in product design.
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
X. Wei "Analyses of Immaterial Characters of Materials", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1109-1112, 2011