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Richter, Karen J.

Works: 41 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 355 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Karen J Richter
Engineering mechanics, statics and dynamics by Bela Imre Sandor( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingeniería mecánica by Bela Imre Sandor( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingeniería mecánica. Dinámica by Bela Imre Sandor( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ying yong li xue by Shan duo er( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineering mechanics, statics and dynamics by Bela Imre Sandor( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingeniería mecánica. Estática by Bela Imre Sandor( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingenieria mecanica estatica by Karen J Richter( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The propagation of Rayleigh surface waves through a nonhomogeneous region by Karen J Richter( )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer Support for Conducting Supportability Trade-Offs in a Team Setting( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This paper presents the results of a research project that had the objective of demonstrating how the conceptual approach of the Boothroyd and Dewhurst Design for Assembly (DFA) process could be applied to developing products which are more easily supported in the field. In this project, a specific methodology was developed which allows a product development team to make system-level trade-offs between redundant part selection and scheduled maintenance visits in order to achieve both low life cycle cost (LCC) and high operational readiness of the resulting system. This methodology was demonstrated for a subsystem of a ground-based radar and evaluated by participants in the demonstration
Architecture and Integration Requirements for an ULCE (Unified Life Cycle Engineering) Design Environment( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The goal of Unified Life Cycle Engineering is to develop an advanced design environment that allows considerations of producibility and supportability to be integrated into the design process in a timely fashion, i.e., early in the design process, along with the usual considerations of performance, cost, and schedule. This paper reports the results of a study to develop the needed architecture for a design process that would implement Unified Life Cycle Engineering (ULCE) and analyze the problems of assimilation, interpretation, and integration of diverse data bases and analytical tools. The developed architecture addresses multiple levels of subsystem hierarchy and incorporates concurrency in the consideration of factors related to producibility, supportability, performance, cost, and schedule in the design process. Requirements and specifications for an executive and a control system to implement an ULCE architecture are developed and trends in research relevant to integration problems that will impact ULCE systems development are identified. Keywords: Trade-offs; Computer aided engineering
Computer-Aided Group Problem Solving for Unified Life Cycle Engineering (ULCE)( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Unified Life Cycle Engineering (ULCE) is a design engineering environment in which the quality of a product is improved by integrating the consideration of the design attributes of producibility and supportability with the design attributes of performance, cost, and schedule. The ULCE program has traditionally focused on developing tools and techniques for a single designer to use to accomplish this integration. The goals of the ULCE program, however, are congruent with the goals of the current simultaneous engineering programs in industry, and industry uses multi-functional design teams to accomplish these goals. The authors assert that the application of computer-aided group problem solving technology to engineering design represents an unexploited opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of simultaneous engineering design teams. Thus, the authors recommend that the ULCE program broaden its focus to include research in computer-aided group problem solving techniques and tools to be used by design teams. To support the findings and recommendations, the paper includes a survey of both industry design team practices and computer-aided group problem solving methodologies and technology
Report of the Task Force for Improved Coordination of the DoD Science and Technology Program. Volume 1. Summary Report and Recommendations( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In November 1987 the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Advanced Technology, instructed the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) to assemble a Task Force, drawn largely from the community that carries out the Department of Defense's Science and Technology (S & T) program. The Task Force was chartered to develop a strategy and implementation plan for improving the coordination of resources and responsibilities among the DoD laboratories with an emphasis on strategic planning. The Task Force was formed and held an intensive series of meetings from January to July 1988, culminating in this report. Over 50 people were involved in the Task Force and its working groups, representing a cross section of senior personnel from all of the DoD components responsible for science and technology, as well as representatives from the private sector. Volume I of the report details the findings of the Task Force and its recommendations to the Director of Defense Research and Engineering. These recommendations are presented in terms of a strategy and a plan for improving the overall coordination, responsiveness, and efficiency of the Science and Technology program. Volume II of the report contains the reports of the Task Force's three working groups
Aerospace System Unified Life Cycle Engineering Producibility Measurement Issues( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The goal of the Unified Life Cycle Engineering (ULCE) program is to develop enhanced design environments that will allow supportability and producibility to be considered early in the product design cycle along with the usual factors of cost, performance, and schedule. An investigation into methods for the incorporation of producibility issues in early design is reported in this paper. Producibility is a product characteristic inherent in its design denoting ease and economy of manufacture. Many aspects of producibility are judgmental in character. However, to design products that are properly balanced with regard to all of the ULCE design factors, these qualitative aspects of a design must be handled and methods of trading off such factors against quantitative factors such as performance and cost measures must be developed. This paper discusses methods of measuring and evaluating factors related to producibility and presents a plan for the development of a design environment of an aerospace design synthesis model with a producibility module. Included is a description of relevant design and manufacturing methodologies (e.g., Design for Manufacture and Assembly, Taguchi methods, Quality Function Deployment, Statistical Process Control) and a discussion of the kinds of tools (hardware, software, and attitude) that can and have been established to ensure strong producibility characteristics in a product. In addition, an extensive bibliography is provided in an appendix
Report on the Department of Defense fuze industry workshop by David A Dierolf( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A three-day workshop was held March 1990 to explore problems endemic to the Safing, Arming, and Fuzing (SAF) industry. This paper presents the activities, findings, and proposed solutions generated during the workshop. The purpose of this report is to provide the necessary documentation for thorough interpretation of the results by industry and government SAF device experts. The participants identified 58 inhibitors to effective acquisition of SAF devices. The influence relationships among 39 of the more important inhibitors were explored by the participants and an influence structure was created. Fifty-nine initiatives for ameliorating the inhibitors of effective SAF device acquisition were generated by the participants. Thirteen of these initiatives were superimposed on the influence structure of inhibitors
The Aries Project for Rule-Based-Design Knowledge Acquisition( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The objective of the study documented in this paper was to demonstrate that a voluntary team of industry participants from different design and engineering disciplines could identify, capture, and reach consensus on a consistent, thorough set of design rules and could document that process so that it could be repeated. Success was demonstrated by implementing a sample of the rule set in a rule-based software demonstration vehicle. The feasibility study concentrated on printed wiring board (PWB) assembly digital and analog circuit design, circuit implementation, and early detailed design, i.e., the capture of the parts list and schematic
Modeling and Simulation for Manufacturing( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper provides an overview of manufacturing modeling and simulation, which includes applications to improve the performance, manufacturability, quality, and cost of products. The paper examines reviews of the emerging state of the art in manufacturing modeling and simulation, studies based on surveys of government and industry product development offices, and information from companies that use modeling and simulation directly to enhance their product development efforts. The research finds that manufacturing modeling and simulation is making great progress toward the vision of a rich toolset that fully integrates with design tools and supports a smooth flow of useful information throughout the organization. Important features of modeling and simulation software packages include flexibility, user interface, model execution speed, import/export capability, iterative capability, combined discrete-continuous simulation, evoking external routines, animation, and statistical capabilities. Seven commonly available simulation software packages are evaluated and compared based on these and other criteria. Developing standards for improved interoperability of tools and expanding the base of scientific knowledge in manufacturing are seen as key issues for advancing the state and usage of manufacturing modeling and simulation in the future
CMMI (trademark) for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.2( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using relevant best practices from the CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) model, this primer defines effective and efficient practices for acquisition projects. These best practices address activities that include monitoring and controlling contractors and suppliers that develop products and services and deliver services. The practices in this primer provide a foundation for acquisition process discipline and rigor that enables product and service development and service delivery to be repeatedly executed for ultimate acquisition success. This primer can be used by projects that acquire products or services in government and non-government organizations to improve acquisition processes. Selected content of the CMMI-ACQ model is used in this primer as a basis for helping readers unfamiliar with CMMI to begin their process improvement journey. After using this primer, most organizations will want to implement the CMMI-ACQ model. This primer can also be used by acquisition organizations that manage several related acquisition projects (e.g., product centers, acquisition commands) to establish an acquisition process improvement program. However, organizations at that level should consider using the CMMI-ACQ model instead because it includes organizational process management practices
Information on Industry Use of Acceptable Quality Levels (AQLs) and Nongovernment Standards (NGS)( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document records responses from industry standardization groups to questions on their use of Acceptable Quality Levels (AQLs) for product acceptance sampling and their views on the adoption on nongovernment standards (NGS) by the Department of Defense (DoD). This information is related to the AQL elimination initiatives within DoD and its move toward greater use of industry standards
Concurrent Engineering Teams. Volume 2: Annotated Bibliography( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specific concurrent engineering practices vary among organizations. There are, however, various management practices that appear to work well for most organizations. This paper presents the reader with specific, useful examples from several defense contractors illustrating how multifunctional concurrent engineering teams are being organized and managed and how concurrent engineering team meetings are conducted and supported. The types of computer support that could be used to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of concurrent engineering team meetings are identified. The general findings are that there exists a direct relationship between total quality management (TQM) and concurrent engineering, and that many applications of computer-aided group problem solving are possible and practical today for the concurrent engineering team meetings. Areas identified for additional research are the documentation of the decision process and rationale during the product and process definition, the capturing of lessons learned during the implementation of concurrent engineering, and the performance evaluation and training of team members
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