Manufacturing System Design Decomposition™

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Manufacturing System Design Decomposition™


The Manufacturing System Design Decomposition™ (MSDD) is the core element of the Manufacturing System Design & Deployment Framework. The MSDD is an axiomatic design-based decomposition (MSDD) of a general set of functional requirements and design parameters for a manufacturing system.

The MSDD serves four major purposes : (1) clearly separate objectives from the means of achieving them, (2) relate low-level activities and decisions to high-level goals and requirements, (3) understand the interrelationships among the different elements of a system design, and (4) effectively communicate this information across the organization.

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