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Using knowledge based engineering to support the design of smart products

Using knowledge based engineering to support the design of smart products

Year: 2013

Editor: Udo Lindemann, Srinivasan V, Yong Se Kim, Sang Won Lee, John Clarkson, Gaetano Cascini

Author: Luetzenberger, Johannes; Klein, Patrick; Thoben, Klaus-Dieter

Series: ICED

Institution: BIBA, University Bremen, Germany

Pages: 063-072

ISBN: 978-1-904670-49-0

ISSN: 2220-4334

Abstract

lled “smart products”.As a sub domain of Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE), Design Automation (DA) builds on the idea of deriving the physical design of a product automatically from codified, product related engineering knowledge. The authors believe that, by paying special attention to the potential interaction of products with different sorts of information and content, DA approaches can even play a major role for the development of smart products. Thus this paper aims to provide a concept for an enhancement of DA. Instead of case based and locally implemented solutions, the concept relies on a central knowledge-based system in order to process the smart layer on top of the geometrical design. The proposed system is be grounded upon an ontology in order to represent the physical and the virtual domain synchronously. Following this approach, different kinds of product development applications can rely on one central knowledge-base.

Keywords: Smart products, design automation, KBE, user-centered design, collaborative design, ontologies

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