0
TECHNICAL BRIEFS

Data Mining for Subassembly Selection

[+] Author and Article Information
Bruno Agard

Départment de Mathématiques et de Génie Industriel, École Polytechnique de Montréal, C.P. 6079, succ. Centre-ville, Montréal (Québec), H3C3A7, Canada e-mail: bruno.agard@polymtl.ca

Andrew Kusiak

Intelligent Systems Laboratory, 2139 Seamans Center, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, IA 52242-1527 e-mail: andrew-kusiak@uiowa.edu

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(3), 627-631 (Sep 07, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1763182 History: Received December 01, 2002; Revised December 01, 2003; Online September 07, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Child,  P., Diederichs,  R., Sanders,  F. H., and Wisniowski,  S., 1991, “The Management of Complexity,” Sloan Management Review, Fall, pp. 73–80.
Kekre,  S., and Srinivasan,  K., 1990, “Broader Product Line: A Necessity to Achieve Success,” Manage. Sci., 36(10), pp. 1216–1231.
Fisher,  M. L., and Ittner,  C. D., 1999, “The Impact of Product Variety on Automobile Assembly Operations: Empirical Evidence and Simulation Analysis,” Manage. Sci., 45(6), pp. 771–786.
Hyer,  N., and Wemmerlöv,  U., 1984, “Group Technology and Productivity,” Harvard Bus. Rev., July-August, pp. 140–149.
Zinn,  W., 1990, “Should We Assemble Products Before an Order is Receive?” Business Horizons, March-April, pp. 70–73.
Kusiak, A., 1999, Engineering Design: Products, Processes, and Systems, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
He,  D. W., and Kusiak,  A., 1997, “Design of Assembly Systems for Modular Products,” IEEE Trans. Rob. Autom., 13(5), pp. 646–655.
Huang,  C. C., and Kusiak,  A., 1999, “Synthesis of Modular Mechatronic Products: A Testability Perspective,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 4(2), pp. 119–132.
Huang,  C. C., and Kusiak,  A., 1998, “Modularity in Design of Products and Systems,” IEEE Trans. Syst. Man Cybern., 28(1), pp. 66–77.
Newcomb,  P. J., Bras,  B., and Rosen,  D. W., 1998, “Implications of Modularity on Product Design for the Life Cycle,” ASME J. Mech. Des., 120, pp. 483–490.
Simpson,  T. W., Maier,  J.-R. A., and Mistree,  F., 2000, “Product Platform Design: Method and Application,” Res. Eng. Des., 13, pp. 2–22.
Kusiak,  A., and Huang,  C. C., 1996, “Development of Modular Products,” IEEE Trans. Compon., Packag. Manuf. Technol., Part A, 19(4), pp. 523–538.
Martin, M. V., 1999, “Design for Variety: A Methodology for Developing Product Platform Architectures,” PhD Thesis, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
Dahmus,  J. B., Gonzalez-Zugasti,  J. P., and Otto,  K., 2001, “Modular Product Architecture,” Des. Stud., 22, pp. 409–424.
Erens,  F., and Verhulst,  K., 1997, “Architectures for Product Families,” Computers in Industry, 33, pp. 165–178.
Gonzalez-Zugasti,  J., Otto,  K., and Baker,  J., 2000, “A Method for Architecting Products Platforms,” Res. Eng. Des., 12, pp. 61–72.
Jiao,  J., and Tseng,  M., 1999, “A Methodology of Developing Product Family Architecture for Mass Customization,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 10, pp. 3–20.
Lee,  H. L., and Tang,  C. S., 1997, “Modeling the Costs and Benefits of Delayed Product Differentiation,” Manage. Sci., 43(1), pp. 40–53.
He,  D. W., Kusiak,  A., and Tseng,  T. L., 1998, “Delayed Product Differentiation: A Design and Manufacturing Perspective,” Comput.-Aided Des., 30(2), pp. 105–113.
Agard, B., and Tollenaere, M., 2002, “Design of Wire Harnesses for Mass Customization,” Proceedings of IDMME 2002, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
Fayyad, U. M., Smyth, P., and Uthurusamy, R., 1996, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, AAAI Press/The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
Kusiak, A., 2000, Computational Intelligence in Design and Manufacturing, John Wiley, New York.
Chvatal,  V., 1979, “A Greedy Heuristic for the Set-Covering Problem,” Math. Op. Res., 4(3), pp. 233–235.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Functional representation of a wire harness
Grahic Jump Location
Selection of rules for subassembly.
Grahic Jump Location
Relationship between cumulative RFAT and cost for selected modules

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In