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Publication Citation: Feature Information Model for Disassembly

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Author(s): Shaw C. Feng;
Title: Feature Information Model for Disassembly
Published: August 20, 2013
Abstract: As sustainability becomes an important issue nowadays, disassembly becomes one of the key processes to turn out-of-service products into new or rebuilt products to save energy and materials. A disassembly process includes many subprocesses, such as separation, cleaning, and inspection. Features play a key role in design for disassembly and disassembly process planning. This paper describes a NIST-developed feature information model that defines generic form features, pattern features, and disassembly-specific features. The information model provides a foundation for computer-aided design for disassembly software systems development and data exchange among heterogeneous systems to integrate product design and disassembly process planning.
Citation: NIST TN -
Keywords: Disassembly Feature; Feature Model; and Information Modeling.
Research Areas: Sustainable Manufacturing
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