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

Advances in Product family members and Product Platform layout: equipment & purposes highlights contemporary advances which were made to aid product relations and product platform layout in addition to profitable purposes in undefined. This ebook presents not just motivation for product family members and product platform layout (i.e., handle questions about “why and while should still we platform”) but in addition equipment and instruments to help the layout and improvement of households of goods in response to shared structures (i.e. tackle the “how” and “what” questions on platforming). It starts off with a basic evaluation of product family members layout to introduce the final reader to the subject after which growth to extra complex themes and layout thought to aid designers, engineers, and venture managers plan, architect, and enforce platform-based product improvement concepts for his or her corporation. eventually, profitable functions supply readers and practitioners with case experiences and “talking issues” to develop into platform advocates and leaders inside of their organization.

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2009) Shahzad and Hadj-Hamou Integrating supply chain and family architecture design (2012) for highly customized demand Hilletofth et al. (2010) Coordinating new product development with supply chain management Marion et al. (2007) Evaluating platform commonality sourcing decisions Wang and Wang (2009) Module allocation • Product family-oriented supply chains Sandborn et al. (2008) Studying long-term supply • Considering disruption effect of chain disruption the reuse ability of parts in platform design Mula et al.

Johnson and Kirchain (2009) applied a process-based costing model to assess the economic effects of component (or material) sharing. They showed that due to interdependencies between components (materials), their coupling can result in remarkable savings in design. Otto and Ho¨ltta¨-Otto (2007) introduced a framework that used six metrics for multi-criteria platform evaluation involving customer, variety, flexibility, complexity, organization, and after-sale. Their proposed framework helps to guide the early stages of platform architecture identification and was shown to be useful for refinement of existing platforms.

Park and Simpson (2008) developed a cost estimation framework to consider the effect of design decisions on activity costs. They mapped activity costs to product family components based on an activity-based costing system (ABC) for obtaining cost-effective product family design. Johnson and Kirchain (2009) applied a process-based costing model to assess the economic effects of component (or material) sharing. They showed that due to interdependencies between components (materials), their coupling can result in remarkable savings in design.

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