Concurrent Engineering

Definition - What does Concurrent Engineering mean?

Concurrent Engineering is a branch of engineering that defines a process in which diverse stages run parallel during the design and development phase. It is counted in a long-term strategy that minimizes the development time but improves quality and productivity. It creates a suitable environment so that designing can be done in the first round instead of multiple design reworks. It is a new design management system that provides a well-designed approach to optimize engineering design cycles. The study can be implemented in different companies or universities including the aerospace industry.

Petropedia explains Concurrent Engineering

Concurrent Engineering focuses on different development activities that define the properties of the product including their tolerances, draft angles, selection of material, and structural interfaces with mating components. One of the main advantages of using Concurrent Engineering is that it permits an organization to deliver the products in a short time frame and within the budget. It also allows the workers to discover production issues in earlier phases that lead to improved and high-quality end products. As a number of projects go simultaneously thus the workers can focus on the whole project rather than on a single area.

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