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“Maintainability” drives Fort Worth’s joint strike fighter design: blending simulation and ingenuity, Lockheed Martin up‐ends design methods in $320 billion program

“Maintainability” drives Fort Worth’s joint strike fighter design: blending simulation and... Emphasizes the importance now placed on maintainability of military aircraft by the US Department of Defense. Describes how Lockheed Martin have used Delmia simulation software to simplify and speed up routine maintenance tasks for the next-generation joint strike fighter (JSF). Ergonomics and the use of realistic human models have played a key role in determining maintenance procedures. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Assembly Automation Emerald Publishing

“Maintainability” drives Fort Worth’s joint strike fighter design: blending simulation and ingenuity, Lockheed Martin up‐ends design methods in $320 billion program

Assembly Automation , Volume 21 (3): 6 – Sep 1, 2001

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0144-5154
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000005617
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Abstract

Emphasizes the importance now placed on maintainability of military aircraft by the US Department of Defense. Describes how Lockheed Martin have used Delmia simulation software to simplify and speed up routine maintenance tasks for the next-generation joint strike fighter (JSF). Ergonomics and the use of realistic human models have played a key role in determining maintenance procedures.

Journal

Assembly AutomationEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 2001

Keywords: Assembly; Maintenance; Air force; Simulation; Ergonomics; Computer software

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