Actually, corporation operate over several countries : product may be designed in one country, manufactured in onther one, and assemblied in a third one.Furthermore the quantity of information that is passed from one application to another has increased.There is also an in-creasing demand for outstanding functions of products at a low price.To manage this diversity and … Continue reading Introduction to understand Project Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Digital mock-up tools used widely in industries like automotive, aerospace and nuclear, also in medicine, entertainment and media! Characterized by being a Heavy weight and complex CAD system, can they be operational to the degree of displaying an entire car DMU from a personal computer?
In this post we will explain the process design, in order to explain process engineer job and Define process engineering discipline. Process design one of the most important task of a process engineer is processe design; to conceive the overall shape of processes and to design processes layouts. He has to take into consideration the process volume and … Continue reading What’s process engineer job description?
In 2009, SNCF – responsible for the trains in France – ordered 341 new regional trains larger than the older ones. As the data of many platforms were not updated, the trains were larger than many of them. As a result of this non-accordance between the documents and the reality, 1300 French platforms will undergo … Continue reading Why Configuration Management is important?
How a team works in order to developp new products? Is there method to make someone create new ideas? How innovation and new ideas can be generated ? How they work in crearive sessions? In fact there are lot of methods used in development and research services in order to lead their teams to developp … Continue reading Are there methods to be creative?
Recently I read a letter from a singapore school administration to the parents of students .At the end of this letter was written: "Please, do not think that engineers and doctors are the only happy people in the world". In fact lot of engineers I know are frustrated and really not happy! Parents always want for … Continue reading Why being an engineer may be frustrating
In this post you will find some accurate explanations of some common words and acronyms used in data architecture. Server? Server: is a physical hardware that performs tasks on behalf of clients. On the server operates a relational database that stores and manages all the information What Metadata base is for? Metadata base: The task … Continue reading System architecture Vocabulary
The mass market considering 3D printers good for any task/creation.There's prediction that the 3D printer will widespread in every industry and house! regarding the low cost of some 3D printers ,some optimistics predict that it will be a piece of cake of everybody to create items with 3D printer!is it true? ! The 3D printing or … Continue reading What’s frustrating about 3D printing
Reverse engineering is a reciproc process where you start from the end! as example when you have a shopfloor process already done but without any treacability ! so you start by using suitable modelling language to modelize it . when you have a product and you want to have it geometrical model , this is … Continue reading Geometric Reverse Engineering
Here are some concepts and acronyms explanation that helps everyone intersted in engineering and technology. Virtual Manufacturing A virtual manufacturing means the implementation of digital technologies that allow modeling, simulation, collaboration, verification, interaction and validation of the design product and the manufacturing process. Ubiquitous Manufacturing To have the capability of real time traceability, visibility and … Continue reading Engineering Vocabulary
What are the keys aspect of a product life cycle? The Product or System Life Cycle comprises all phases that the product or system goes through from the Idea to its End-of-Life and Revival. The principal phases that a product or system typically runs through in its life cycle are Design, Manufacturing, Distribution, Customization, and … Continue reading How product goes from Craddle to grave
3D Printing or additive manufacturing is a thechnology that creates physical prototypes of 3D solids from their digital models. Here are some examples of additive manufacturing products: How to create the physical products? Additive manufacturing processes differ depending on the material and machine technology used. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) group define … Continue reading 3D Printing technology and benefit
Simulated reality is an old concept that allows people to get involved into a virtual world called simulation. this concept has a huge application in diffent fields: video games, industry, science ,medicine and so on. Every video gamer can notice the big difference between the first version of FIFA ( as example) and the last … Continue reading Simulated Reality
TRIZ is the acronym for “Teorija Reshenija Izobretateliskih Zadatch” in Russian, a theory developed by Genrich Altshuller since 1946. It is called TIPS in English, an acronym for Theory of Inventive Problem Solving. We can define 5 different level of innovation, from an apparent solution to a real discovery, trough minor improvement, major improvement and … Continue reading TRIZ for problem solving
Having talked about product modeling in the last post, through this post I will explain some important engineering modelling languages. Modeling languages is the link between computer programming languages and the prodcut or service;there's a wide range of modelling languages, some of them are domain-specific, others are multi-domain, and some even universal and general-purpose. SysML let's … Continue reading Product modeling languages
This post interest designers, engineers, students, managers and job seekers, it aims to simplify the just need and product modeling methods as they are essential methods in design (by clicking you can read the previous post about design thinking) Just Need Approach The main question here is which functions the product or the service has to … Continue reading Essential methods in Design
Industrial designer is responsible of product improvement or innovation of a new one, he uses ( Digital mock-up) tools in order to design the 3D model of this new or modified product. How design thinking looks like? what values share designers that can drive to innovation? Design thinking Design thinking is a process for resolution of … Continue reading How to think like a Designer?