ICAM (Integrated Computer-Aided Manufacturing) Manufacturing Cost/Design Guide. Volume 6. Project Summary.
Final rept. 1 Oct 79-31 Aug 84,
BATTELLE COLUMBUS DIV OH
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Industrys growing need for aerospace systems with improved performance at reduced cost demands an emphasis on design to lowest cost. The ICAM Manufacturing CostDesign Guides MCDG, developed for airframes and electronics, assist designers by identifying and documenting cost drivers and cost reduction methods. Designers can use the formats in the Guides for trade- off studies of airframe performance, reliability of electronics, and manufacturing cost. These formats provide the costs of procured items, material removal, detail fabrication, assembly, material treatment, and test, inspection, and evaluation. Industry has found numerous applications for the MCDGs, resulting in significant cost savings. Originator-supplied keywords Airframe design, Cost drivers, Manufacturing cost, Sheet metal, Composite, Castings, Forgings, Extrusions, Machining, Assemblies, Inspection.
- *COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING
- INTEGRATED SYSTEMS
- AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
- COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
- TRADE OFF ANALYSIS
- DESIGN TO COST
- Economics and Cost Analysis