Robbie Napper

Dr

Accepting PhD Students

20072019
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Research Output 2007 2018

An analysis of bus interior headroom for future design applications

Fridman, I. & Napper, R., 2016, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2016 Proceedings. Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

An examination of three approaches to metro rolling stock design to ameliorate extended dwell times due to passenger growth and associated crowding

Coxon, S., Burns, K., De Bono, A. & Napper, R., 2011, ATRF 2011 - 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum. Tisato, D. P., Primerano, D. F., Holyoak, D. N. & Oxlad, M. L. (eds.). Adelaide SA Australia: Australasian Transport Research Forum, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

An innovative approach to metropolitan train carriage interior configuration; to improve boarding, alighting, dwell time stability and passenger experience.

Coxon, S. C., Sarvi, M., Napper, R. & De Bono, A., 2014, Selected Proceedings - WCTR 2013 Rio. Filho, R. O. & Macario, R. (eds.). Lyon France: WCTRS Secretariat, p. 1 - 25 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

A Review of the Literature on Mitigation Strategies for Vandalism in Rail Environments

Killen, A., Coxon, S. & Napper, R., 2017, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2017 Proceedings. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Balancing level of service for a battery-electric university intercampus shuttle bus

Napper, R., Fridman, I. & Reynolds, J., 2017, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2017 Proceedings. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Bridging the divide: Design's role in improving multi-modal transport

Napper, R., Coxon, S. C. & Allen, J. L., 2007, ATRF 30th Australasian Transport Research Forum: Managing Transport in a Climate of Change and Uncertainty. Morris, J. & Rose, G. (eds.). Melbourne, Vic: Department of Infrastructure, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bus design guidelines: Complementing planning with vehicle design

Napper, R., De Bono, A., Burns, K. L. & Coxon, S. C., 2009, ATRF 2009 32nd Australasian Transport Research Forum. Strachan, G. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: Australasian Transport Research Forum, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Bus Driver's Area, Manufactured by Volgren Australia Pty Ltd

Napper, R., 2011

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

Bus Styling Concepts

Napper, R., De Bono, A. & Elliott, P., 2011

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureResearch

12 Citations (Scopus)

Car design for distributed microfactory production

Richardson, M., Will, F. S. & Napper, R., 2015, 2015 Australasian Transport Research Forum Papers. Waller, T. S., Grzybowska, H., Moylan, E., Jones, M. & Fields, S. (eds.). Canberra ACT Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1 - 10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Changing the climate of public transport: A design research initiative

Allen, J. L., Coxon, S. C. & Napper, R., 2007, ATRF2007 Forum Papers - 30th Australiasian Transport Research Forum. Morris, J. & Rose, G. (eds.). Melbourne Vic Australia: Department of Infrastructure, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Data co-synthesis in developing pubic product service systems

Fridman, I., Napper, R. & Roberts, S., 2018, In : CoDesign: International Journal of Cocreation in Design and the Arts. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Data objects: Design principles for data physicalisation

Sosa, R., Gerrard, V., Esparza, A., Torres, R. & Napper, R., 2018, 15th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2018. Marjanovic, D., Storga, M., Skec, S., Bojcetic, N. & Pavkovic, N. (eds.). Zagrab, Croatia: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Univ. of Zagreb, p. 1685-1696 12 p. (Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

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Designing route buses: from bespoke to mass customisation

Napper, R., 2013, Loughborough University.

Research output: Other contributionResearch

Design of a new route bus for Australia - investigating the value, contradictions and cost implications of vehicle improvements.

Napper, R. & Elliott, P., 2013, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. Bunker, J., Burke, M., Hickman, M. & O'Keeffe, B. (eds.). Brisbane Qld Australia: Queensland University of Technology, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Design strategies for mitigating the impact of anti-social behavior upon suburban rail timetables

Coxon, S. C., Napper, R. & De Bono, A., 2013, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 15, 3, p. 192 - 206 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evaluating accessibility provisions for existing rail station platforms in Melbourne, Australia

Moug, V., Coxon, S. & Napper, R., 2016, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2016 Proceedings. Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fuel trends in route buses; the impact on vehicle package design

Fridman, I., Napper, R., De Bono, A. & Kearney, M., 2013, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. Bunker, J., Burke, M., Hickman, M. & O'Keeffe, B. (eds.). Brisbane Qld Australia: Queensland University of Technology, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Implementation challenges in mass customisation: route bus design

Napper, R., 2010, In : International Journal of Mass Customisation. 3, 3, p. 259 - 272 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Issues and design factors concerning outer Melbourne bus vehicle design: a literature review

Roberts, S., Napper, R. & Coxon, S., 2017, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2017 Proceedings. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Life cycle cost analysis of Australian route buses

Napper, R., Thambar, P., Kober, R. & Roberts, S., 2016, Caulfield, Vic, Australia: Monash University. 18 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Minimising variation in transit bus design: Balancing operational and manufacturing needs

Napper, R., 2011, TRB Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers. Norman, M. R. (ed.). Washington DC, USA: Transportation Research Board, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Modular bus interior for manufacturability and operator specification

Napper, R., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

5 Citations (Scopus)

Modular route bus design - a method of meeting transport operation and vehicle manufacturing requirements

Napper, R., 2014, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 38C, p. 56 - 72 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Optimus Project: Product Design Specification

Napper, R., De Bono, A. & Coxon, S., 2011, Caulfield East, Victoria: Monash University. 230 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Optimus Route Bus

Napper, R., De Bono, A., Coxon, S. C., Elliott, P., Lamanna, D., Ganino, J., Bagheri, P., Mills, M. L., Fridman, I., Hoogendoorn, J. H., Perera, A. C., Glenn, M., Glover, C., Lau, S. M., DeWald, J., Carnie, N., Cassar, J., Martinich, J. & Moug, V., 2013

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureResearch

Optimus Scoping Project - Report

Napper, R., De Bono, A., Mills, M. L., Richardson, M. & Currie, G., 2010, Melbourne, Vic: Monash University. 46 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Public transport comfort - an inclusive taxonomy of attributes

Napper, R., Coxon, S. C. & Richardson, M., 2015, 2015 Australasian Transport Research Forum Papers. Waller, T. S., Grzybowska, H., Moylan, E., Jones, M. & Fields, S. (eds.). Canberra ACT Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Reducing variation not function: lessons from applied route bus design research

Napper, R., De Bono, A. & Burns, K., 2010, 2010 ATRF: 33rd Australasian Transport Research Forum. Canberra: Transport and Regional Economics, Bureau of Infrastructure, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Research, learn, design: project-based learning and research skill development in industrial design

Kalejs, L. & Napper, R., 2015, Learning to Research - Researching to Learn. Guerin, C., Bartholomew, P. & Nygaard, C. (eds.). Oxfordshire UK: Libri Publishing, p. 59 - 85 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Route bus driver's area

Napper, R., 2009, Industrial design, p. - 0 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationCreative WorkResearch

Spatially differentiated energy and environment comparison of diesel and electric buses

Honnery, D. R., Napper, R., Fridman, I. & Moriarty, P., 2016, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2016 Proceedings: 16–18 November 2016, Melbourne, Australia. Burke, M., Rose, G. & Greaves, S. (eds.). Australasian Transport Research Forum, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Strategic implementation of design research training: a case study of the studio-based industrial design PhD embedded in the manufacturing sector

Napper, R., 2012, agIdeas Research: Design for Business. Muratovski, G. (ed.). Melbourne Vic Australia: agIdeas Press, Vol. 1. p. 98 - 107 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

The effect of suburban train carriage design upon punctuality, ingress and egress occlusion and passenger comfort

Coxon, S. C., Burns, K. L., De Bono, A. & Napper, R., 2009, ATRF 2009 32nd Australasian Transport Research Forum. Strachan, G. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: Australasian Transport Research Forum, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

The evolution of cycles from front wheel drive to delta tilting trike

Nurse, S., Napper, R. & Richardson, M., 2016, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2016 Proceedings. Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The role of industrial design in addressing the disparity between user perceptions of public and private transport

Coxon, S. C., Napper, R. & Allen, J. L., 2007, ATRF 2007 - 30th Australiasian Transport Research Forum: Managing Transport in a Climate of Change and Uncertainty. Morris, J. & Rose, G. (eds.). Melbourne Vic Australia: Department of Infrastructure, p. 1 - 19 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

The Wheelie

Napper, R. & Roberts, S., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureResearch

Open Access

Tilting human powered trikes: principles, designs and new developments

Nurse, S., Richardson, M. & Napper, R., 2015, 2015 Australasian Transport Research Forum Papers. Waller, S. T., Grzybowska, H., Moylan, E., Jones, M. & Fields, S. (eds.). Canberra ACT Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Urban Mobility Design

Coxon, S., Napper, R. & Richardson, M., 2018, 1 ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. 230 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review