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Editor: Dieter Krause, Kristin Paetzold, Sandro Wartzack
Author: Albert Albers, Markus Walch, Quentin Lohmeyer
Institution: Karlsruher Institut f
The paper considers the conceptualization of a systemic approach that supports the designer in the efficient selecting of existing product variants within the tender phase. Its central idea is that for every element in a data base there is always a pair of a design solution (CAD model) and a corresponding system of objectives that is reasoning this design solution. The approach is described in detail using the examples of camshaft systems.
Keywords: variant management
The “Symposium Design for X” will be held at the Welcome Kongresshotel, Bamberg, Germany on 4 – 5 October 2017. The annual event provides a platform to young postgraduates to present and discuss their new approaches in the field of product development. Industry professionals and professors will enrich these discussions with their manifold experience. This year's symposium will be hosted by Prof. Sandro Wartzack, head of the chair of engineering design (KTmfk) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg....