Target Cascading in Optimal System Design

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Hyung Min Kim, Nestor F. Michelena, Panos Y. Papalambros

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

Tao Jiang

Core Vehicle Integration Section, North American Family Cars, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI 48121

J. Mech. Des 125(3), 474-480 (Sep 04, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1582501 History: Received July 01, 2001; Revised October 01, 2002; Online September 04, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Topics: Design
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