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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Kohl, Markus; Wilberg, Julian; Tommelein, Iris; Pikas, Ergo; Lindemann, Udo 
Title:
Modularization: Exploring opportunities for knowledge transfer between the mechanical engineering and construction industry 
Pages contribution:
227 - 236 
Abstract:
Lean thinking is an example that shows how innovation in the manufacturing industry also leads to improvements in the construction industry. Modular product design is common in mechanical engineering, enabling companies to reduce costs and development time. Various methods and tools exist to design modular products. Modular design is not new to the construction industry, but a conducted literature survey reveals that the number of available methods and tools is limited in comparison with mechani...    »
 
Keywords:
Design methods, Product architecture, Product structuring, Complexity, Construction industry 
Editor:
Anja Maier, Stanko Škec, Chris McKesson, Mike Van der Loos 
Book / Congress title:
ICED17 21st International Conference on Engineering Design, 21-25 August, 2017 
Organization:
Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Applied Science University of British Columbia & the Design Society 
Date of congress:
21.08.-25.08.2017 
Year:
2017 
Quarter:
3. Quartal 
Covered by:
Scopus 
Print-ISBN:
978-1-904670-87-2 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Notes:
Innovation & Kreativität 
Semester:
SS 17