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Manufacturing systems design & analysis

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Systems Analysis Integration

Ongoing
Smart manufacturing system development and operations are difficult to manage because information about the systems and their analysis is expressed in redundant

Extended Digital Thread

Ongoing
The Extended Digital Thread (EDT) project will deliver standards, methods, protocols and tools to enable interoperability of significantly more product and

Knowledge Extraction and Application

Ongoing
The Knowledge Extraction and Application (KEA) project will contribute to standards and test methods that normalize models, methods, and technologies for

Publications

Architecture Definition in Complex System Design Using Model Theory

Author(s)
Charles Dickerson, Michael Wilkenson, Eugenie Hunsicker, Siyuan Ji, Mole Li, Yves Bernard, Graham Bleakley, Peter O. Denno
Architecture Definition, which is central to system design, is one of the two most used technical processes in the practice of model-based systems engineering

Software

Smart Investment Tool

This tool calculates metrics for investment analysis documented in NIST Advanced manufacturing Series 200-5. It calculates net present value, internal rate of

Manufacturing Cost Guide

The Manufacturing Cost Guide is a tool that estimates the costs that US manufacturers face and can be used to help gauge the potential returns on manufacturing

Tools and Instruments

Awards

SME Fellow

Albert J. Wavering III is the acting deputy director of National Institute of Standards & Technology's Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory