Integrated modeling with top-down approach in subsidiary industries

  title={Integrated modeling with top-down approach in subsidiary industries},
  author={Nuria Aleixos and Pedro Company and Manuel Contero},
  journal={Computers in Industry},
This article considers how conceptual design of industrial products is supported by current CAD systems. The case of subsidiary industries, or first tier suppliers, that must simultaneously deal with different customers and CAD platforms, receive special attention. Conceptual design is critical, since the large variety of fundamental product data managed (not just geometry) would be specified, modeled and interrelated (i.e. functional relations), to both simplify and ensure correctness and… CONTINUE READING
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