Product Platform and Product Family Design : Methods and Applications, Hardback Book

Product Platform and Product Family Design : Methods and Applications Hardback

Edited by Timothy W. Simpson, Zahed Siddique, Roger Jianxin Jiao


This book discusses how product platform and product family design can be used successfully to increase variety within a product line, shorten manufacturing lead times, and reduce overall costs within a product line.

The material serves as a reference and a hands-on guide for practitioners involved in the design, planning and production of products.

Real-life case studies that explain the benefits of platform based product development are included.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 548 pages, 112 Tables, black and white; XV, 548 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Research & development management
  • ISBN: 9780387257211



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