An Economic Design Change Method

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Christoph Roser

Toyota Central R&D Labs, Nagoya, Japane-mail: croser@robotics.tytlabs.co.jp

David Kazmer, James Rinderle

  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

J. Mech. Des 125(2), 233-239 (Jun 11, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1561040 History: Received December 01, 1999; Revised June 01, 2002; Online June 11, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Topics: Design
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Design space with sub spaces
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Design model uncertainty and relationships among design change variables
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Probability density of design change options “A” (left peak) and “B”
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Probability of defect resolution for two change options as a function of defect magnitude
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Expected profit for basic alternatives A, B, and C as a function of defect magnitude
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Expected profit for basic alternatives and simple combinations of alternatives
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A comparison of expected profits for different conditional sequences of basic alternatives A and B
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Most profitable design change sequences for the I-beam problem



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