Product Function Analysis: Reducing Cost of Production Service Line with Work Teams

  • Velia Castillo-PérezEmail author
  • Liliana Carrasco-Arméndariz
  • Mario Corral-Chacón
  • Ramon Elizondo-Rios
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)


The study identifies diverse methodologies related to new designs development and implementation, in conjunction with product function analysis for each component interacting into system assembly, through multidisciplinary work teams. Automotive gasoline module and its components evaluated looking forward improvement opportunities and cost reductions, affecting directly components shape and quantity. Results show up: material components change, assembly components modification, components quantity goes up and down based on customer needs. Several methodologies combined as concurrent engineering, reverse engineering, and design for manufacturing among others are used. Prototypes constructed in 3D printer using selective laser sintering. Statistical tests were positive.


Design process Function analysis Systems integration Work team Gasoline module 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Velia Castillo-Pérez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Liliana Carrasco-Arméndariz
    • 1
  • Mario Corral-Chacón
    • 1
  • Ramon Elizondo-Rios
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Graduate Studies and ResearchTecnológico de Ciudad Juárez, Tecnológico Nacional de MéxicoCiudad Juárez, ChihuahuaMexico

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