Critique your research argument
Research question Empirical
Is the research question framed in a way that can be resolved through empirical study, by constructing a model construction, by building a tool, or a making a philosophical argument.
Research question General
Is the research question framed in a way that generalizes to other situations?
Research question Aligned
Is the research question aligned with the design solution? Note, the research question should have practical importance, but you’ve hopefully taken care of that in your choice of practical problem case.