Target feasibility achievement in enterprise-driven hierarchical multidisciplinary design

Harrison M. Kim*, Deepak K.D. Kumar, Wei Chen, Panos Y. Papalambros

*Corresponding author for this work

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6 Scopus citations

Abstract

Linking enterprise-wide business decision making with engineering decision making is demonstrated by integrating the enterprise utility optimization and the engineering product development approach under a multilevel optimization framework. The analytical target cascading process is used to set the right targets for the engineering design process that maximize utility at the enterprise level. A new methodology is proposed that systematically explores the engineering design space, often represented with a disconnected feasible domain. Analytical examples and an automotive suspension design case study are presented to demonstrate the methodology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCollection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.
Pages2711-2724
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)1563477165, 9781563477164
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004
EventCollection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference - Albany, NY, United States
Duration: Aug 30 2004Sep 1 2004

Publication series

NameCollection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference
Volume5

Other

OtherCollection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference
CountryUnited States
CityAlbany, NY
Period8/30/049/1/04

Keywords

  • Analytical target cascading
  • Disconnected feasible domain
  • Discrete choice analysis
  • Enterprise-driven design
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Multinomial logit demand model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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