Controlling Design Variants: Modular Product Platforms
An increasing number of successful manufacturing companies use the notion of modules and product platforms. This book describes modular design, the driving forces behind it, and how it can help companies shorten developmental lead times, manage a high degree of customization, and reinforce product identity. It presents a systematic method for incorporating modular design principles into product development. Actual case studies from Volvo, Atlas Copco Controls, VBG, and Sepson.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1999
By A. Ericsson and G. Erixon
ISBN: 087263-514-7, 160 pages, hardcover
|Publisher:||Society of Manufacturing Engineers|
|Edition description:||SOCIETY FOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING|
|Product dimensions:||6.29(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.79(d)|