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Addressing Obsolescence from day one in the conceptual phase of complex systems as a design constraint

Salas Cordero, Sophia Karolina and Vingerhoeds, Rob A. and Zolghadri, Marc and Baron, Claude Addressing Obsolescence from day one in the conceptual phase of complex systems as a design constraint. (2020) In: IFIP 17th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, 5 July 2020 - 8 July 2020 (Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland).

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Obsolescence issues are one of the main costs in thelife-cycle of sus-tainment-dominated systems, those that require support for many decades.Obsolescence not only occurs when a system element becomes no longer availa-ble due to manufacturing updates or production interruption. It also includes the deterioration ofthe system or component capacity to operate as intended, since it is no longer suitable to fulfil its function, even if it still operates and can be man-ufactured and supported. As such, italso impacts on the“-ilities” (reliability, functionality, etc. ...) whichcan be even traced to legislation changes, for in-stance, the anti-pollution legislation updates for automotive.Obsolescence has so far been mainly addressed from a reactive point of view. Around 70% of the total product cost is committed asa result of decisions in the early design stages. Late changes induce delays in the life-cycle plan and large increases in cost due to re-design and rework. Knowing the impact of the con-ceptual design phase on life-cycle cost, this paper intends to present a model-based systems engineering approach to proactively assess obsolescence risks.The approach uses obsolescence considerations as constraints during the early design phases, to allow the identification of components potentially at risk of obsolescence. Presenting designers with thisinformation allows them to improvethe design, by makingit robust and resilient, or to accept the risk and develop an obsolescence mitigation plan. Itwill be illustrated with an example from the automotive industry.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:vol. 594, ISBN : 978-3-030-62806-2
HAL Id:hal-03103055
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse - INSA (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
Other partners > École internationale des sciences du traitement de l'information - EISTI (FRANCE)
Other partners > Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications - ENSEA (France)
French research institutions > ISAE-Supméca – Institut supérieur de mécanique de Paris (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (FRANCE)
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