ADOPT: An augmented set-based design framework with optimisation

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dc.contributor.author Georgiades, Alexandros
dc.contributor.author Sharma, Sanjiv
dc.contributor.author Kipouros, Timoleon
dc.contributor.author Savill, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-09T10:17:15Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-09T10:17:15Z
dc.date.issued 2019-03-07
dc.identifier.citation Georgiades A, Sharma S, Kipouros T and Savill M. ADOPT: An augmented set-based design framework with optimisation, Design Science, Volume 5, 2019, Article number e4 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 2053-4701
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1017/dsj.2019.1
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/14597
dc.description.abstract During the early stages of any system design, a thorough exploration of the design space can prove to be challenging and computationally expensive. The challenges are further exacerbated when dealing with complex systems, such as an aircraft, due to the high dimensionality of their design space. Arising from the Toyota Product Development System, Set-Based Design allows parallel evaluation of multiple alternative configurations in the early design stages. At the same time, optimisation methods can be employed at later stages to fine-tune the engineering characteristics of design variants. Presented in this paper, is the Augmented set-based Design and OPTimisation (ADOPT) Framework that introduces a novel methodology for integrating the two areas. This allows for a thorough design space exploration while ensuring the optimality of the selected designs. The framework has been developed using a process-independent and tool-agnostic approach so that it can be applied to the design process of varying kinds of systems. To demonstrate the implementation and potential benefits, the framework has been applied to the design of a generic aircraft fuel system. The results from the case study and the framework itself are discussed, with a number of areas for further development and future work being identified and presented. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_UK
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ *
dc.subject Set based design en_UK
dc.subject optimization en_UK
dc.subject engineering design en_UK
dc.subject visualisation en_UK
dc.title ADOPT: An augmented set-based design framework with optimisation en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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