Design for Modularity

  • Ali K. Kamrani
  • Sa’ed M. Salhieh


A three-phase methodology is proposed for the development of complex products using the modularity concept [39]. The proposed methodology matches the criteria set by the design for functionality, assembly, and manufacture. (Figure 3.1) illustrates an overview of the product design sequence in the proposed methodology.


Customer Satisfaction Product Feature Customer Requirement Quality Function Deployment Independent Module 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali K. Kamrani
    • 1
  • Sa’ed M. Salhieh
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Michigan-DearbornUSA
  2. 2.Wayne State UniversityUSA

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