concurrent engineering


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concurrent engineering

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(Marketing) a method of designing and marketing new products in which development stages are run in parallel rather than in series, to reduce lead times and costs. Also called: interactive engineering
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And the July 1987 cover story of that publication was about simultaneous engineering, which is synonymous with concurrent engineering. It doesn't take the processing power of an FSDC to realize that that was a long time ago.
With the necessary engineering resources in place, OFC began to formally promote a free concurrent engineering service to customers and potential customers.
[11, 12] focused upon the optimization of the concurrency between upstream product design task and downstream process design tasks in the concurrent engineering product development pattern.
They address documentation strategies for a project or product; the development of a style guide to serve as the foundation on which documents are built, with document templates; the organization of meetings; systems and concurrent engineering; disaster planning and recovery; and standards and references.
Collaborative-work support tools are used to empower collaborative and distributed work based on concurrent engineering principles (principles described on Concurrent engineering fundamentals- Integrated product and process organization [Prasad 1996]), and three types can be described: communication tools, project management tools and information management tools (Osorio-Gomez et al., 2012).
The Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) is equipped with a network of computers, multimedia devices and software tools, allowing a team of experts from several disciplines to apply the concurrent engineering method to the design of future space missions.
"Due to its permanent R&T effort, Sabca develops and certifies products based on a concurrent engineering approach guaranteeing best manufacturing processes.
Global, concurrent engineering capability enhances project execution: SmartPlant 3D's global engineering and data reuse capabilities substantially reduce engineering costs and shorten project schedules.
Selected and peer reviewed, 144 papers explore such themes as product, industrial, and engineering design; sustainable development, lifecycle assessment, eco-design, eco-manufacturing, and renewable energy; mechanical transmissions; concurrent engineering and rapid prototyping; and engineering education.
Concurrent engineering introduces parallelism into our design process so that we can shorten, accelerate or recover our schedules.
Bangalore, June 21 -- Lanika Solutions, provider of world-renowned technical products that contribute to the success of engineering projects announce the release of APEX(tm) optical engineering software from Breault Research Organization (BRO), the first part of a multi-phase, multi-year plan to create a concurrent engineering software environment.
Note the Rapid Prototyping position among the analysis of new product in the concurrent engineering development.

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