Application of goal tree - success tree (GTST) technique to decompose ship design in a production context


Ring, D., Shenoi, R.A. and Courts, M. (2001) Application of goal tree - success tree (GTST) technique to decompose ship design in a production context. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 215, (1), 79-92.

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The design of ships and other made-to-order products is a complex process. A good understanding of design for production issues is essential to ensure a quality product at optimal costs. The overall objective is to improve the design process so that performance and producibility requirements can be met simultaneously. This paper examines the suitability of the goal tree-success tree (GTST) technique to consider the design and production process in a systematic manner and thus to feed back producibility requirements into the initial design phase. The adopted approach explicitly questions linkages between product attributes such as cost or performance and the ability of the design and production specification to ensure delivery of the attributes.

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Keywords: ship, design, GTST, technique, decomposition, design, for, production, made-to-order, products
Subjects: V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
ePrint ID: 21825
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:11
Contact Email Address: R.A.Shenoi@ship.soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/21825

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