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A framework to inform PSS Conceptual Design by using system-in-use data

Hussain, Romana; Lockett, Helen and Annamalai Vasantha, Gokula Vijaykumar (2012). A framework to inform PSS Conceptual Design by using system-in-use data. Computers in Industry, 63(4) pp. 319–327.

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Both the Product-Service System (PSS) literature and industry express a need to close the design loop by using product-in-use data to inform PSS Conceptual Design. Nevertheless, how to actually accomplish this is largely unknown. This research makes use of the literature as well as findings from interviews and case studies with industry as the basis for a framework which could utilise system-in-use (rather than just product-in-use) data from in-service records and receiver needs regarding the use of large, capital-intensive, technical assets to generate solutions which could aid the conception of PSS at the Conceptual Design stage.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 Elsevier
ISSN: 0166-3615
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetEP/E001874/1EPSRC (Cranfield Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre)
Keywords: Product-Service System; Closed-loop-design; PSS Conceptual Design
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 49624
Depositing User: Helen Lockett
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 10:51
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 23:49
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