This is the first English edition of an established work on cost-driven product design and development. It offers tried and tested methods for understanding, influencing and reducing product costs. The methodology and organization of cost management, as well as the effects on each type of cost are described. Using this knowledge the product developer can assume responsibility for costs. There are numerous examples and detailed derivation of results.
|Publication date:||14th October 2010|
|Author:||Klaus Ehrlenspiel, Alfons Kiewert, Udo Lindemann|
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K an imprint of Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG|
|Categories:||Technical design, Engineering: general, Management of specific areas,|