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Author(s):
Daniilidis, Charalampos; Enßlin, Vincent; Eben, Katharina; Lindemann, Udo 
Title:
A classification framework for product modularization methods 
Abstract:
The modularization of product architectures and the standardization of components and modules across a product family or product portfolio constitute approaches to reduce the internal variety in an enterprise while keeping the range of the external variety. Thus costs and development time can be reduced through scale effects and further transparency within the product portfolio can be enhanced as well. In this context a plethora of methods and approaches to identify modules in product architectu...    »
 
Keywords:
Product modularity; product architecture; modularization methods; classification framework 
Editor:
Howard, Thomas J.; Mougaard, Krestine; McAloone, Tim C.; Hansen, Claus Thorp 
Book / Congress title:
18th International Conference on Engineering Design 
Congress (additional information):
15.-18.08.2011 
Congress city:
Copenhagen, Denmark 
Publisher:
Design Society 
Year:
2011 
Semester:
SS 11