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Design rationale and system description aspects in product platform design: Focusing reuse in the design lifecycle phase

Stellan Gedell (Institutionen för produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktutveckling) ; Hans Johannesson (Institutionen för produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktutveckling)
Concurrent Engineering - Research and Applications (1063-293X). Vol. 21 (2013), 1, p. 39-53.
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One key to efficient and effective reuse in product-developing companies is platform-based design. Future platforms need to more efficiently deal with: concurrency, information-rich designs and fast realization of design derivates. This calls for new ways to describe platform-based designs. The configurable component framework is intended to support concurrent, complex, and variant-rich system design considering the complete product life cycle. This article presents case studies where an extended function-means model, acting as a design rationale, is incorporated into the configurable component concept. This includes an adaptation to handle design bandwidth, a more transparent and explicit constraint handling, and the composition of a system design rationale based on multiple function-means models. This approach enables the description of complex, encapsulated configurable systems composed using multiple (sub) systems and supports concurrent engineering in a supply chain.

Nyckelord: Design rationale; Product modeling; Platform-based design; Concurrent engineering; Configurable component

Denna post skapades 2012-12-27. Senast ändrad 2014-02-27.
CPL Pubid: 168656


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