Collaborative Engineering: an Airbus case study

Mas Morate, Fernando and Menéndez Cuñado, José Luis and Oliva Olvera, Manuel and Ríos Chueco, José (2013). Collaborative Engineering: an Airbus case study. "Procedia Engineering", v. 63 (n. null); pp. 336-345. ISSN 1877-7058.


Title: Collaborative Engineering: an Airbus case study
  • Mas Morate, Fernando
  • Menéndez Cuñado, José Luis
  • Oliva Olvera, Manuel
  • Ríos Chueco, José
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Procedia Engineering
Date: 2013
Volume: 63
Freetext Keywords: Collaborative Engineering; iDMU; Concurrent Engineering; DMU
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Mecánica Estructural y Construcciones Industriales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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This document introduces the main concepts of Collaborative Engineering as a new methodology, procedures and tools to design and develop an aircraft, as Airbus Military is implementing. Airbus designs and industrializes aircrafts under Concurrent Engineering techniques since decades with success. The introduction of new PLM methodologies, procedures and tools, mainly in the industrialization areas, and the need to reduce time-to-market conducted Airbus Military to push the engineering teams to do things in a different way. Traditional Engineering works sequentially, Concurrent Engineering basically overlaps tasks between teams using maturity states and taking assuming risks. Collaborative Engineering promotes a single team to develop product, processes and resources from the conceptual phase to the start of the serial production. The deliverable of the team is an iDMU (industrial DMU), a complete definition and verification of the virtual manufacturing of the product.

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