Chapter . Knowledge-based and requirements-driven product development
Institut für Maschinenwesen, TU Clausthal, Robert-Koch-Str. 32, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
The following paper discusses technologies and approaches for the optimisation of the product development and provides an outlook on future developments for an intelligent IT support for the design engineer. After highlighting the importance of the product design phase within the PLC and current application of PLM concepts and systems in the manufacturing industry, the paper concentrates on the integration of Knowledge Management techniques to the product development process. Additionally, the application of Requirement Engineering is introduced here to enable ...