Product Redesign For Ease Of Maintenance: A Case Study

  title={Product Redesign For Ease Of Maintenance: A Case Study},
  author={D. A. Wahab and Kuo-En Ching and Tan Ai Boay and R. Ramli and Azham Hussain},
This paper reports a study on the maintainability of a domestic product from the aspect of design modularity. In this study, the clustering technique was applied to a domestic product, an electric coffee maker in order to identify its functional components and the interactions between the components. The service modes of the product were determined so as to ascertain the level of servicing difficulty faced by the user. Guidelines in design for maintenance were applied during modifications to… CONTINUE READING


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