Rossi, Marta; Germani, Michele; Mandolini, Marco; Marconi, Marco; Mengoni, Maura; Morbidoni, Alessandro // 2013
The product eco-sustainability is recognized as a key factor for competitive products and recently lots of international directives (guidelines) have been issued. This paper aims to define a new methodology...
Ripperda, Sebastian; Krause, Dieter // 2015
Modular product structures are often used by companies dealing with a high variety in their product families to cope with that challenge. Due to the gradual properties of modularity, more than one modular...
Reitmeier, Jochen; Paetzold, Kristin // 2013
To save costly and time-consuming physical prototype testing, product functionality is increasingly validated by means of simulations. However, the specificity of product properties is generally strongly...
Reitmeier, Jochen; Chahin, Abdo; Paetzold, Kristin // 2015
The requirements related to technical systems are very diverse. This ultimately leads to an increase in complexity in products and in development processes. Due to time and cost pressure, effective methods...
Rehman Fayyaz, Yan Xiu-Tian // 2007
Rebentisch, Eric (1); Schuh, Günther (2); Riesener, Michael (2); Breunig, Stefan (2); Hoensbroech, Ferdinand (2) // 2017
roduct requirements, product elements and production processes. Based on this, a change propagation analysis is presented. Initially, alternative technical solutions are generated to fulfill a specific...
Ravn P.M., Gudlaugsson T.V., Mortensen N.H. // 2014
This paper presents the development of a visual production model that emphasizes product variant creation, product characteristics definition, and benefits of updates to the production equipment. The implementation...
Ranjbar Bourani, Mehdi (1); Cardin, Michel-Alexandre (1); Chong, Wen Sin (2); Atapattu, Ravindu (2); Foo, Kok Seng (2) // 2013
This paper presents ongoing development for a novel integrated screening framework for flexibility analysis considering multi-domain uncertainty sources and multi-criteria for designing complex engineering...
Rajabalinejad M., Spitas C. // 2012
The focus of this paper is on development of a novel method for decision making process. Decisions play a major role at all stages of the design process. Here we propose to use a new decision making tool...
Quintana-Amate, Santiago (1,2); Bermell-Garcia, Pablo (2); Balcazar, Luis (2); Tiwari, Ashutosh (1) // 2015
Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE) has been traditionally used to source engineering knowledge by integrating software and expertise, thus automating repetitive tasks and speeding up the engineering design...