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CPM 2: A Revised Core Product Model for Representing Design Information

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Author(s)

Steven J. Fenves, Sebti Foufou, Conrad Bock, Roger Bouillon, Ram D. Sriram

Abstract

This report presents a revised version of the Core Product Model (CPM) initially reported in [1]. The objectives of the report are: (1) to document the changes in the CPM relative to the first version; (2) to describe in detail the revised CPM, represented as a Universal Modeling Language (UML) class diagram; (3) to show, throughout Java and eXtensible Markup Language (XML) implementations, how the CPM can be used as the basis, or organizing principle, of a product information-modeling framework that can support the full range of product design information; and (4) to present a rational, model-based process for converting a CPM supporting early conceptual phases of design into an implementation-level operational database support system. UML, XML and Java representations of the model are presented so as to provide interoperability with other models. A case study example is discussed and its XML representation is presented and analyzed to illustrate the principal elements of the revised CPM.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7185
Report Number
7185

Keywords

Artifact, Behavior, Core Product Model, Data Modeling, Entity-Relationship Data Model, Form, Function, Information Modeling, Product Modeling

Citation

Fenves, S. , Foufou, S. , Bock, C. , Bouillon, R. and Sriram, R. (2005), CPM 2: A Revised Core Product Model for Representing Design Information, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7185, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822234 (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created December 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021