Study of Parts Integration in Product Including Parts having Same Function

동일 기능을 갖는 부품들이 포함된 제품의 부품 통합에 관한 연구

  • Choi, Jun Ho (Graduate School of Automotive Engineering, Kookmin Univ.) ;
  • Lee, Kun Sang (School of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Kookmin Univ.)
  • 최준호 (국민대학교 자동차공학전문대학원) ;
  • 이건상 (국민대학교 기계시스템공학부)
  • Received : 2012.06.25
  • Accepted : 2012.11.05
  • Published : 2013.02.04


In general, a product consists of one or more parts. Different parts of a product can perform the same function. According to "the design hypothesis of an integrated part", parts having the same function may be integrated into one part. A part can also perform more than one function. The form or material characteristic of a part may perform its function. In this study, we develop a method for defining the functions of components and for integrating parts having the same functions. We have successfully integrated some parts of a three-hole punch using the proposed method. The results satisfy axiomatic design.


Integrated Part;Axiomatic Design;Function;3-Hole Punch


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