Product Platform and Product Family Design: Methods and Applications (2005. Corr. 2nd Printing 2007)


SKU: 9780387257211
Editor: Simpson, Timothy W Siddique, Zahed Jiao, Roger Jianxin
Publication Date: 10/24/2005
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Designing products and product families so they may be customized for the global marketplace and achieving these goals in abbreviated time period, while maintaining production efficiencies are the keys to successful manufacturing operations. The research on these areas has matured rapidly over the last decade. The aim of this volume is to show different techniques for developing platform architectures, strategies for planning how far a product can be developed, and identifying methods to optimize product design.