Accession Number:

ADA230266

Title:

Design Knowledge Management System (DKMS)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1989-Aug 1990

Corporate Author:

KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS INC COLLEGE STATION TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

144.0

Abstract:

This document describes the Design Knowledge Management System DKMS , which provides a software environment for both the development and the delivery of intelligent assistants. These intelligent assistants can be used for computer-aided design CAD, computer-aided engineering CAE, and computer- aided manufacturing CAM applications in product design, engineering, manufacturing, and logistics planning. The DKMS can be thought of as an integrated concurrent engineering system whose environment includes facilities for a design knowledge representation including shape-based associative retrieval and container objects, b intelligent user interface including form feature interfaces and generalized constructive solid geometry GCSG engineer, c engineering performance modeling functionally including constraint management and bond graph techniques, d data integration support, amd e configuration management. This facility will enable the delivery of design advice on-line to the designer as new definitions are being created. Backing up this geometry engine, a container object management system will be produced that extends the proven composite object capabilities by integrating geometry concepting and manipulation primitives into the basic object definition and inheritance lattice operators. As an initial manufacturability, reliability, and maintainability capability, the baseline system will include a manufacturability checker, an associated generative process planning system, and an engineering performance model development environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE