Masters Theses

Title

Platform formation method for non-uniform demand

Keywords and Phrases

Product platform

Abstract

"Companies are increasingly looking at ways to cost-effectively offer a wide variety of product variants desired by the customers. The product platform concept is seen as a viable solution to offer product variety. Some popular techniques of offering product variety through product latform formation are: scale based design and modular design. Effective methods are needed to identify proper values of the design parameters for the above mentioned techniques. This paper presents a methof utilizing the adaptive one-factor-at-a-time approach to select possible values of design variables so that individual product variant performances can be closely met with minimal variation in the values of design variables over the family of products"--Abstract, leaf iv.

Advisor(s)

Allada, Venkat

Committee Member(s)

Krishnamurthy, K.
Dagli, Cihan H., 1949-

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2006

Pagination

x, 44 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-56).

Rights

© 2006 Vishnu Borappa Susheela, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Factorial experiment designs
New products
Product management
Production functions (Economic theory)
Production planning -- Mathematical models

Thesis Number

T 9022

Print OCLC #

85614554

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5791170~S5

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