This thesis discusses how a Functional Component Matrix (FCM) can be used to assist in this process of product customization and understanding change propagation. In order for the process to take place effectively both the engineer and the consumer need an effective way of using the information in a FCM. To address this concern, this thesis has developed a method along with an interface to be used by the consumer while customizing a product. The interface captures all the information in an FCM and presents it to the consumer in an easy to understand way.Begin Service Mode a Another maintenance sub-function, in this mode the refrigerator informs the consumer of any issues that may ... This sub-function is coupled with the adisplay informationa sub-function and can benefit from an LCD screen.
|Title||:||A Methodology for Collaborative Design Customization|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|