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Reducing the time for engineering changes can greatly shorten a product's life cycle and improve the productivity of enterprises. This work proposes an approach to engineering change propagation between CAD and product data management (PDM) systems. A system for modeling and triggering changes of...
Recent changes in the product creation process have shown reductions in design and manufacturing time and costs due to the introduction of new manufacturing philosophies, and computer based methods. Major improvements have also been found in the distribution phase by use of sophisticated logistic...