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Platform Based System Development

  • Course code: FPPU035
  • Course higher education credits: 7.5
  • Graduate school: Product and Production Development
  • Course start: 2014-09-24
  • Course end: 2014-12-04
  • Course is normally given:
  • Language: The course will be given in English
Overall goal
To understand the objectives behind platform based development; how such objectives can be realized in industrial settings and to learn how new methods and tools can be used for this purpose.

Overall contents
Scale benefits versus customization: platform strategies in industrial settings.
Object oriented platform systems engineering: the configurable component (CC) concept.
EF-M based design rationale modelling.
CC-based platform development and variant configuration: platform preparation and execution - models, methods and IT-support.
Technology platforms.

Lectures on Object oriented platform systems engineering.
A series of 6 seminars held by the participants based on the book "Advances in Product Family and Product Platform Design - Methods & Applications" by Timothy Simpson, Roger Jianxin Jiao, Zahed Siddique, and Katja Hölttä-Otto (eds) + selected research papers.
Platform development and modelling project assignment.

Knowledge prerequisites
Basics in Systems Engineering, Design Theory & Methodology and CAD.

Based on:
Seminar presentations and related written summaries.
Project presentation and written project report.

W39, Wednesday 9-12: Lecture - Introduction: Industrial practice vs. Object Oriented Platform Systems Engineering, Selection of "seminar chapters".
W40, Thursday 9-11: Lecture - Reuse of generic assets: Technologies and Configurable System Family Concepts.
W41, Wednesday 9-12: Introduction to CCM: CC and EF-M modelling, presentation of project assignment.
W42-47, Thursday 9-11: Literature seminar (2 book chapters).
W48-49, Thursday 9-11: Project presentations.

Toleransen, PPU
Timothy Simpson, Roger Jianxin Jiao, Zahed Siddique, and Katja Hölttä-Otto (eds) "Advances in product Family and Product Platform Design - Methods & Applications", Springer, 2014. If connected to a library - download from /10.1007/978-1-4614-7937-6

Research papers
Examiner Professor Hans Johannesson Other teachers and supervisors Adjunct professor, Ola Isaksson, Assoc. professor Dag Bergsjö, MSc Peter Edholm, MSc Magnus Andersson
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