The design of a manufacturing system involves multiple technical disciplines consisting primarily of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and control engineers. A function modeling methodology in conceptual design ensures that the various disciplines work toward a common design intent. A systematic approach in efficiently capturing the design intent promotes interdisciplinary communication, clarity, and early systematic determination of a functional design that fulfills customer needs. This paper proposes a model-based systems engineering approach that combines the advantages of axiomatic design, design structure matrix, and integrated function modeling.
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- Modular construction
- Integrated function modeling
- Axiomatic design
Tamayo, E., Khan, Y. I., Qureshi, A. J., & Al-hussein, M. (2019). Conceptual design of an automated steel wall framing assembly using axiomatic design and integrated function model. Construction Robotics, 3(1-4), 83-101. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41693-019-00022-8