Author : Anil Kumar Mahawar 1
Date of Publication :26th April 2018
Abstract: The idea of modularity has gained acceptance because of so-called mass customization and the need for shorter development time in manufacturing. Modularity is a general concept, and many engineering problems can be generalized under the umbrella of modularity. Numerous studies have been carried out on modularity-relevant issues; however, systematic classification has not been discussed for modularity in terms of its applications and methodologies for developing modularity in systems. This paper presents taxonomy on modularity applications, research issues, and design methodologies. It provides a general framework for further systematic development of modularity in systems. General solutions to identified problems which should be studied in future are also discussed
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