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Concurrent Engineering

Definition: TBD


[KKC92]: “Concurrent engineering refers to an engineering (particularly, design) methodology where a number of distinct aspects of a product are engineered simultaneously or concurrently.”

I think the key here is not so much the simultaneity of activity as is the simultaneity of expertise available for tasks. — Fil Salustri 2013.07.29 19:16

[#2]: “a systematic approach to the integrated, concurrent design of products and their related processes, including manufacture and support. This approach is intended to cause the developers, from the outset, to consider all elements of the product life cycle from conception through disposal, including quality, cost, schedule, and user requirements.”

[#3]: “the process of forming and supporting multifunctional teams that set product and process parameters early in the design phase.”

[DU92]: “Concurrent engineering is getting the right people together at the right time to identify and resolve design problems. Concurrent engineering is designing for assembly, availability, cost, customer satisfaction, maintainability, manageability, manufacturability, operability, performance, quality, risk, safety, schedule, social acceptability, and all other attributes of the product.”

[KKC92]. A. Kott, C. Kollar and A. Cederquist. 1992. Role of Product Modeling in Concurrent Engineering Environment. International Journal of Systems Automation: Research and Applications, 2(1):1-16.
[#2]. WPB88+
[#3]. JCK91+
[DU92]. E.B. Dean and R. Unal 1992. Elements of designing for cost, presented at The AIAA 1992 Aerospace Design Conference, AIAA-92-1057.
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