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Proc. ASME. DETC99, Volume 1: 25th Design Automation Conference, 1209-1220, September 12–16, 1999
Paper No: DETC99/DAC-8625
...Abstract Abstract In this paper we present the Product Variety Tradeoff Evaluation Method for assessment of alternative product platforms in product family design. The Product Variety Tradeoff Evaluation Method is an attention-directing tool for evaluating tradeoffs between commonality...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2000, Volume 2: 26th Design Automation Conference, 701-710, September 10–13, 2000
Paper No: DETC2000/DAC-14264
... the smallest variation of the product designs in the family. In the first stage of the VBPDM, the common product platform around which the product family is to be developed is identified. A ranged set of solutions is found, represented by the mean and standard deviation of the input design variables, to meet...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2000, Volume 3: 5th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 49-56, September 10–13, 2000
Paper No: DETC2000/DFM-14013
... function. Based on the economical relations, Robust Design is employed to optimise the degree of variety in order to maximise the profit while considering the forecast uncertainty. Keywords: product family, modular products, profit, Robust Design INTRODUCTION Traditionally modular products refer...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2001, Volume 2A: 27th Design Automation Conference, 469-482, September 9–12, 2001
Paper No: DETC2001/DAC-21058
... under the others. Finally it is applied to the simultaneous design problem of multiple airplanes to demonstrate its validity and effectiveness. Keywords: Product Variety Design, Design Optimization, Product Family, Hybrid Genetic Algorithm, Mixed-Integer Programming, Aircraft Design. 1 Introduction...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2001, Volume 1: 21st Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 123-131, September 9–12, 2001
Paper No: DETC2001/CIE-21238
... are organized into product families that typically share common platforms. In industries with short product lifecycles, the decision to move towards a common platform approach, even for some components, requires estimating the reduction in development time. One of the problems encountered in estimating...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2001, Volume 3: 6th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 173-182, September 9–12, 2001
Paper No: DETC2001/DFM-21177
...Proceedings of the DETC '01 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference September 9-12, 2001 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania DETC2001/DFM-21177 DESIGN FOR ROBUSTNESS OF MODULAR PRODUCT FAMILIES FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE MARKETS Lan Jiang* Venkat...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 3: 38th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 1001-1009, August 12–15, 2012
Paper No: DETC2012-71198
... Product family design strategies based on a common core platform have emerged as an efficient and effective means of providing product variety. The main goal in product platform design is to maximize internal commonality within the family while managing the inherent loss in product performance...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 5: 6th International Conference on Micro- and Nanosystems; 17th Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference, 643-657, August 12–15, 2012
Paper No: DETC2012-70861
... platform product family product architecture design method DESIGN METHOD SELECTION MATRIX FOR FACILITATING PRODUCT PLATFORM AND FAMILY DESIGN Yutaka Nomaguchi1, Anders Askhøj2, Kristian F. Madsen2, Ryota Akai1 and Kikuo Fujita1 Department of Mechanical Engineering1 Osaka University Suita, Osaka 565...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 3: 38th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 983-999, August 12–15, 2012
Paper No: DETC2012-70954
... A product family with a common platform paradigm can increase the flexibility and responsiveness of the product-manufacturing process and help take away market share from competitors that develop one product at a time. The recently developed Comprehensive Product Platform Planning (CP 3...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2011, Volume 5: 37th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 1027-1039, August 28–31, 2011
Paper No: DETC2011-47472
... 13 06 2012 IDENTIFICATION OF PRODUCT FAMILY PLATFORMS USING PATTERN RECOGNITION Dane Freeman , Dongwook Lim , Elena Garcia , and Dimitri Mavris Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory Department of Aerospace Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia 30332 ABSTRACT...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2011, Volume 5: 37th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 775-790, August 28–31, 2011
Paper No: DETC2011-48608
...) the Kriging model, by characterizing and evaluating the local measure of accuracy of each model. The AHF is applied to model complex engineer- ing systems and an economic system, namely: (i) wind farm de- sign; (ii) product family design (for universal electric motors); (iii) three-pane window design; and (iv...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2008, Volume 1: 34th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 1077-1091, August 3–6, 2008
Paper No: DETC2008-50023
... 24 07 2009 Product family design is a framework for effectively and efficiently meeting with spread customers’ needs by sharing components or modules across a series of products. This paper systematizes product family design toward its extension to throughout consideration...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2008, Volume 5: 13th Design for Manufacturability and the Lifecycle Conference; 5th Symposium on International Design and Design Education; 10th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle and Tire Technologies, 59-66, August 3–6, 2008
Paper No: DETC2008-49420
... innovative product line. In some aspects this old car still runs faster than us, and we can learn valuable lessons from the past to avoid future mistakes and improve current practices. automotive history automotive design product family product platform mass customization Proceedings of IDETC...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2008, Volume 5: 13th Design for Manufacturability and the Lifecycle Conference; 5th Symposium on International Design and Design Education; 10th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle and Tire Technologies, 135-148, August 3–6, 2008
Paper No: DETC2008-49588
... 24 07 2009 Due to rapid changes in end-user requirements and vast improvements in technology, many product development companies identified strategies like time-to-market (TTM) compression and product family development as critical for attaining success in today’s hyper-competitive...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2008, Volume 1: 34th Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 807-822, August 3–6, 2008
Paper No: DETC2008-49356
..., strategy is introduced to the problem through the consideration that new systems may not be offered all at once, as is often assumed in product family design research. In this paper, the aim of the designer is assumed to be a creation, through redesign, of a series of new systems with desirable...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2008, Volume 5: 13th Design for Manufacturability and the Lifecycle Conference; 5th Symposium on International Design and Design Education; 10th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle and Tire Technologies, 3-10, August 3–6, 2008
Paper No: DETC2008-49379
... of a good or bad modular structure is not easy for the designer. In order to solve this problem, two methodologies are required: (1) a prediction method of the change of the market in long life span of the product family, and (2) a design method of the life-cycle and module structure based on the predicted...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 6: 33rd Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 1001-1010, September 4–7, 2007
Paper No: DETC2007-35605
... as appropriate s for the benefits of commonality, such as reduced tooling pply chain costs. In this paper, we propose a method for ting the commonality index introduced by Martin and using the available input data for any product family t predefined configuration. The proposed method for ting the commonality...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 2: 27th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Parts A and B, 747-758, September 4–7, 2007
Paper No: DETC2007-34598
... 22 05 2009 Information management has been recognized as an essential ingredient for effective product family planning strategies through the utilization of product platforms. Product platforms utilize commonality of parts, modules, and processes during design and manufacture...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 6: 33rd Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 921-930, September 4–7, 2007
Paper No: DETC2007-34494
... 22 05 2009 Today’s companies are pressured to develop platform-based product families to increase variety while keeping production costs low. Determining why a platform works, and alternatively why it does not, is an important step in the successful implementation of product families...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 6: 33rd Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 941-948, September 4–7, 2007
Paper No: DETC2007-34510
... 22 05 2009 Many companies that struggle with product variety and configuration management issues turn to a module-based design approach. Although this approach is well-known to be efficient for managing variety of a product family, current methods do not enable designers to handle both...
Topics: Design