Advanced Technology for Product and Process Integration
- Special Publication
- ISBN 1-56091-629-X
- 192 pages
The papers in this special publication offer some new techniques and approaches being used in industry to achieve reduced time from concept to customer, improved quality and reduced cost. Partial contents include: accelerated engineering using TRIZ; "Formcast" aluminum parts for automotive applications; high precision in car body manufacturing; development of shape optimzation technique based on the basis vector method; the (proven) path to low cost-high quality manufacturing; rapid tooling for complex automotive components; simultaneous engineering for suppliers; and the opening mechanism analysis on hood, tail gate, and truck lid by mathematical modeling.