Modular-Based Platform Planning for Product Family

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It is crucial to solve the conflict scale economies and product variety for product family plan. Therefore, from the view of functional parameters and structural characteristics of product family, a strategy was studied to work on product variety optimization and modular platform-based design based on similarity analysis. First of all, PCA (Principal Component Analysis) was performed to identify the key functional parameters. And then, a cluster analysis and a similarity analysis were carried out to provide a similar estimation for the products. Finally, according to the comprehensive analysis it would be helpful to layout the modular platform.

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Edited by:

Yi-Min Deng, Aibing Yu, Weihua Li and Di Zheng

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693-696

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.37-38.693

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L. Fan et al., "Modular-Based Platform Planning for Product Family", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 37-38, pp. 693-696, 2010

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November 2010

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