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Platform Based System Development

  • Kurskod: FPPU035
  • ECTS-poäng: 7,5
  • Forskarskola: Produkt- och produktionsutveckling
  • Startdatum: 2014-09-24
  • Slutdatum: 2014-12-04
  • Periodicitet:
  • Undervisningsspråk: Kursen kommer att ges på engelska

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
Mer information

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