A method for engineering design change analysis using system modelling and knowledge management techniques

  title={A method for engineering design change analysis using system modelling and knowledge management techniques},
  author={Genyuan Fei and James X. Gao and Oladele Owodunni and Xiaoqing Tang},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing},
  pages={535 - 551}
Engineering design change management is very important to the success of engineering product development. It has been recognised that the earlier change issues are addressed, the greater product lifecycle costs can be saved. However, in practice, most engineering changes happen in the manufacturing phase, the later phase of product development. Change issues happening in the design phase, especially between the functional and the structural domains, have been a research focus in recent years… 

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