Collaborative Engineering as an Efficient Tool for Coordination Among Stakeholders in Aerospace Industry

  • Yunyap Gu Rhode Island School of Design, 30 North main St, Providence, RI, 02903, U.S
  • Siyi He Rhode Island School of Design, 30 North main St, Providence, RI, 02903, U.S
Keywords: Collaborative engineering, efficiency, coordination, aerospace industry.


This paper analyzes the impacts and effectiveness of collaborative engineering, for overcoming coordination barriers and elevate management efficiency among stakeholders in aerospace industry. A case study about Boeing Co. is presented to analyze the collaborative engineering approach and describe an innovation project conducted within the aerospace industry. Three specific methodologies of collaborative engineering are listed to elaborate how recent advances in platform simplification, statistic mapping, experiential scenario design, are becoming the key enablers of next generation systems engineering and systems engineering languages.



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