Title: Knowledge-based service oriented architecture for automotive product development: South East Asia scenario
Authors: A.M. Jakin; M.N.M. Fakir; F.R.M. Romlay
Addresses: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan Pahang, Malaysia ' Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan Pahang, Malaysia ' Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan Pahang, Malaysia
Abstract: This paper presents an application of knowledge-based service oriented architecture (SOA) systems for complex engineering design problems. A knowledge-based design approach integrates all aspects of product design, manufacturing tools and a powerful decision-making for reducing the time between product conception and final production. Knowledge-based SOA is able to provide a substantial impact to the product development cycle especially for automotive part manufacturers who their product cycles are quite short. The approach is applied for a number of automotive part manufacturers. The results show an improvement on product cycle time and expert skill management. The specification of the products are improved and obtained at a competitive cost. This will be a great value added to the manufacturers to sustain in their business.
Keywords: knowledge-based; cycle time; expert skill; service oriented architecture; automotive product.
International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 2019 Vol.25 No.3/4, pp.361 - 370
Received: 13 Jun 2016
Accepted: 15 Feb 2017
Published online: 30 May 2019 *