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International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Technology (ICMET-London 2011)
Editor
Garry Lee
Garry Lee
Information Engineering Research Institute
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ISBN:
9780791859896
No. of Pages:
906
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2011

This study presents a systematic method for concurrently developing the product variety. The proposed method integrates three approaches successively. First, the quality function deployment approach identifies the external driven factors of design variation. Second, the quantified design structure matrix technique is proposed to identify the internal interactions and build the hierarchy of components interactions within a product. Third, the morphology analysis approach is applied to visualize the concepts of the developing product through creating design solutions for every component and module. This approach represents the design priority and related design constrains using a structural graph for helping designers to create design solutions in a product design for variety. A case study is employed to illustrate this method and the result validates the feasibility and effectiveness.

Abstract
Keywords
Introduction
Related Work
Proposed Methodology
A Case Study
Identify Market-Driven Variety
QFD Analysis
Internal Drivers Analysis Phase
A DSM Representation of a Sysytem
Quantified DSM
Quantify the Interactions
Cluster the Components into Chunks
Visualization of Product Design for Variety
Visualizing Concepts Phase
Conclusion
References
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