OPTIMAL DESIGN OF MODULAR CONFIGURATION CONSIDERING HIERARCHICY OF A PRODUCT FUNCTION STRUCTURE
DS 70: Proceedings of DESIGN 2012, the 12th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad
Author: Kobayashi ,M.; Matsumoto, Y.; Higashi, M.
Section: Design methods
This paper proposes a new optimal design method of a modular configuration considering hierarchy of a product function structure. In the proposed method, modules are configured based on a product function structure unlike existing method and their configu
Keywords: modular design, design for environment, design optimization, function structure, hierarchical genetic algorithm