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Multicriteria Optimization in Product Platform Design

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Sigurd A. Nelson, Matthew B. Parkinson, Panos Y. Papalambros

Optimal Design Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

J. Mech. Des 123(2), 199-204 (Jan 01, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1355775 History: Received January 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Design , Optimization
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Lumped-mass model of a nail gun
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The bounds on the Pareto set. The distance from the null platform to the utopia point is an indication of the cost of commonality
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Limiting cases of the optimal design of two separate nail guns using the same spring-resetting mechanism
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The Pareto set of the multi-criteria optimal design problem for the nail gun
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Pareto sets for three possible platforms

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