Retooling Manufacturing:

Retooling Manufacturing:

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As the Department of Defense continues development of the future warrior system, the difficulty of moving rapidly from design to manufacturing for complex technologies is becoming a major concern. In particular, there are communication gaps between design and manufacturing that hinder rapid development of new products important for these future military developments. To help address those concerns, DOD asked the NRC to develop a framework for qbridgingq these gaps through data management, modeling, and simulation. This report presents the results of this study. It provides a framework for virtual design and manufacturing and an assessment of the necessary tools; an analysis of the economic dimensions; an examination of barriers to virtual design and manufacturing in the DOD acquisition process; and a series of recommendations and research needs.simulations for use on the next engine.8 Further, Thomke argues that every experiment, whether it is a physical prototype or a ... In addition there are miles of wire and pipes in aircraft and ships, all of which are represented by layout diagrams, circuit ... Rolls Royce, aquot;Every Engine Attribute Has Its Model, aquot; presentation at University of Cambridge, U.K., July 10, 2003. ... 2003. 10William Powers, VP of Research, Ford Motor Company, Keynote speech to Japana€“USA Symposium on Flexibleanbsp;...

Title:Retooling Manufacturing:
Author:Committee on Bridging Design and Manufacturing, Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design, National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
Publisher:National Academies Press - 2004-08-30


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