Engineering Innovation Based on Metasynthesis

TitleEngineering Innovation Based on Metasynthesis
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsDai, R.
Secondary TitleJournal of Engineering Studies
Keywordsengineering innovation, metasynthesis

This paper expounds the meanings of metasynthesis, its major points and development. With regard to present research on innovation, the author presents that the metasynthesis is the major features of engineering innovation, i.e., centering on people with an integration of people and machines, and emphasizing both qualitative and quantitative aspect, and that "synthetic integrative engineering innovation" is the embodiment of social and intelligent interdisciplinary research in the field of engineering.