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By Zhila Pirmoradi, G. Gary Wang (auth.), Timothy W. Simpson, Jianxin (Roger) Jiao, Zahed Siddique, Katja Hölttä-Otto (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461479363

ISBN-13: 9781461479369

Advances in Product relatives and Product Platform layout: tools & functions highlights fresh advances which were made to aid product kinfolk and product platform layout in addition to winning functions in undefined. This publication offers not just motivation for product kin and product platform layout (i.e., deal with questions on “why and while may still we platform”) but additionally equipment and instruments to aid the layout and improvement of households of goods in line with shared systems (i.e. tackle the “how” and “what” questions on platforming). It starts with a basic evaluate of product kinfolk layout to introduce the final reader to the subject after which growth to extra complex issues and layout thought to aid designers, engineers, and undertaking managers plan, architect, and enforce platform-based product improvement suggestions for his or her corporation. ultimately, profitable functions supply readers and practitioners with case reviews and “talking issues” to develop into platform advocates and leaders inside their organization.

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Commonality selection • Combining the two approaches developed (2006) in Fellini et al. (2004, 2005) • Problem size reduction in platform selection • Sensitivity analysis for obtaining performance loss bounds • Maximizing commonality among variants and minimizing individual performance deviations Arciniegas and Guidance to component • Finding the best matches among Kim (2011) sharing components, using a DSM and architecture information • Module definitions through two concepts: – Impact metric (IM) for describing the easiness of changing a component in a given architecture – Minimum description length (MDL) for optimal clustering Arciniegas and Component sharing and • Finding optimal clustering and component Kim (2012) architecture optimization sharing strategy for case of sensitive elements with security requirements Hybrid model of component • Seeking the most profitable design which Agrawal et al.

6 Future Research Directions From this review, the following aspects can be noted as open areas for future research: Integration of Management and Engineering Aspects. Design of product families and platforms requires consideration of their effect on market demand, and without a thorough analysis and examination of market conditions, the resulting design options may not realize the expected benefits. A number of remarkable studies, addressing this issue particularly for single product design, include Li and Azarm (2000, 2002) and Williams et al.

Nowhere are these manufacturing and supply chain issues more prevalent than in companies that are competing globally. Numerous companies are struggling with the decision of whether to create a global platform that can be customized for regional markets around the world or regional platforms that can be more easily tailored to local markets. While user variation, competition, and government regulations and standards drive many of these decisions, subtle differences in cultures, brand perceptions, and market penetration must also be taken into account given the ramifications of one’s global platform development.

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