This is an example of independent concurrent engineering
across disciplines: The two activities do not affect each other, but the overall schedule is shortened.
Today's concurrent engineering
system favors the OEM.
People problems begin to surface within the organization however, when applying concurrent engineering
, such as:
performs some form of concurrent engineering
with about 80% of its major customers.
The concurrent engineering
systems coming out of Stanford are also being tested by local business organizations in California such as the Palo Alto Cooperative Test Bed and the Stanford Integrated Manufacturers Association.
will become increasingly important in today's computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) environment.
More than 500 customers in 47 countries - including 250 Global 2000 companies - use McLaren's software to centrally manage and control engineering functions like drawing management, concurrent engineering
, transmittals, document management and global collaboration.
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The solution was three-way concurrent engineering
of part design to be sure nearly identical covers could be made by both thermoforming and injection molding.
With a concurrent engineering
process, we were able to design the VBV ducts to take full advantage of EDO's automated technologies to minimize production costs," said Tom Mesing, GE Aviation's Principal Engineer for Composite Materials.
The most advanced plant design environment available, SmartPlant 3D offers concurrent engineering
, real-time clash detection and integration with SmartPlant as well as other software and systems.
The design of harnesses in complex electromechanical platforms such as automobiles, aircraft and trains requires tight collaboration between the mechanical and electrical CAD applications to reduce the design time, support concurrent engineering
and increase design quality.