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Predicting Change Propagation in Complex Design

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P. John Clarkson, Caroline Simons, Claudia Eckert

Cambridge Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, United Kingdom

J. Mech. Des 126(5), 788-797 (Oct 28, 2004) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1765117 History: Received November 01, 2003; Online October 28, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Design , Helicopters
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The Westland helicopter EH101
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Design structure matrix for a camera
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The change prediction method
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Likelihood, impact and risk DSMs
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Direct and indirect dependencies
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A partial change propagation tree
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And/Or summation for a propagation tree
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Combining impact, weighted by probability
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A graphical product risk matrix
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A reordered graphical product risk matrix
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Product risk matrix for the EH101
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Variation of likelihood results
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Case-by-case analysis likelihood results
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Case-by-case analysis risk plots

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