Review of Knowledge Based Engineering with PLM


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This paper starts with an analysis of the need for knowledge based engineering (KBE) system based on typical domain-specific engineering products. It looks back the history of KBE and exams the general structure of KBE systems. It then reviews the current development, particularly the knowledge representation in a KBE system, followed by a discussion of the shortcomings regarding to the maintenance and excessive cost of integrations with other digital tools. Finally it recommends the characteristics of a genuine KBE system and the standardization of KBE applications, particularly the internal knowledge representation standards and knowledge-based system interface standards with CAx systems and PLM solutions.



Edited by:

Kai Cheng, Yingxue Yao and Liang Zhou




Q.C. Ma and X.W. Liu, "Review of Knowledge Based Engineering with PLM", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 10-12, pp. 127-131, 2008

Online since:

December 2007





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