Términos y definiciones que le ayudarán a comprender los elementos fundamentales del software de PLM


1D analysis refers to the application of finite element analysis on 1-dimensional models comprised of only 2 nodes.

3D modeling describes the use of software tools, such as computer-aided design (CAD) programs, to create 3D digital representations of objects.

3D printing technology is rapidly evolving and can be harnessed to create better products for both design and manufacturing engineers.

An 8D report is the result of an 8-step process of problem solving designed to address manufacturing nonconformances and implement continuous improvement.

AUTOSAR is an open system architecture solution that standardizes software for basic automotive functions.

Additive manufacturing refers to adding layer-upon-layer of material using data-driven automation to form a product.

Advanced Planning software takes account of production forecasts and long-term orders and supports decision making.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling is a digital solution that helps manufacturers to balance demand and production capacity.

Advanced Scheduling software enables manufacturers to make production scheduling decisions based on an accurate model of a manufacturing environment.

Aerospace composites are high performance raw materials used in the design and development of aircraft components.

Aggregate planning is a method for developing an overall manufacturing plan that ensures uninterrupted production at a facility. Aggregate production planning typically is applied to a 3- to 18-month period.

El análisis de elementos finitos (FEA) consiste en el modelado de productos y sistemas en un entorno virtual, con el objetivo de encontrar y resolver posibles problemas estructurales o de rendimiento (o problemas ya existentes).

El análisis de ingeniería predictivo combina la simulación multidisciplinar, la realización de pruebas y el análisis inteligente para prever el rendimiento del producto a lo largo de su ciclo de vida.

El análisis modal es el estudio de las propiedades dinámicas de las estructuras lineales, sobre la base de las pruebas estructurales o de la simulación de elementos finitos basada en análisis.

ALM is the process of managing all of a software application’s project planning and executions stages, from conception through to discontinuation.

Artificial intelligence simulates aspects of human intelligence and can be programmed to analyze vast amounts of data for predictive purposes.

Assembly automation uses technology to maximize cost-efficiency and productivity in component manufacturing.

A manufacturing BOM (MBOM) lists all materials and parts needed to produce a specific product and informs the shop floor what to make.

Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) is an authorization model where users get access to data based on real-time evaluation of their attributes.

Automotive Ethernet is a network for communication of increasing data supporting more complex system functions distributed across in-vehicle networking.

Automotive lightweighting is an engineering concept focused on reducing the weight of vehicle designs without compromising safety or performance.

Autonomous vehicles are automobiles that can operate and navigate without human input by leveraging various integrated technologies.

A bill of process (BOP) details the planned manufacturing approach for a product, including instructions, machinery, line configurations, and tools.

Binder jetting is an additive manufacturing process in which liquid adhesive is selectively deposited onto powdered materials to create solid objects.

A blockchain is a database that stores information as across a P2P network instead of a central location.

Bootloader is a computer program that ensures that data of an operating system is loaded into the main memory during the start-up of an electronic device.

CAD CAM es la integración del diseño asistido por ordenador y el software de fabricación asistido por ordenador, con el objetivo de obtener una gestión de los cambios del diseño sencilla, una concepción del diseño simultánea y una configuración del proceso de fabricación flexible, especialmente para el diseño y la fabricación de prototipos y de piezas acabadas.

A CAPA system performs corrective and preventive action: It analyzes a production problem, finds the root cause, corrects it and documents the correction.

CFD simulation is the prediction and visualization of the motions of liquid and gases.

Camstar Interoperability is an infrastructure that enables enterprise-wide, standards-based integration in your existing systems environment.

Camstar Systems, now part of Siemens Opcenter, offer manufacturing execution system (MES) capabilities within manufacturing operations management (MOM).

Capital asset lifecycle management (CALM) consolidates asset data to create a digital twin of the physical asset. Learn how CALM improves collaboration.

Cloud ready applications were originally created to run in an onsite hosting environment, but have been reengineered so they can run in the cloud.

Complaint management software enables the timely handling of complaints and feedback to production planning and process engineering of product-in-use data.

Compliance software manages communication, monitoring, and documentation of compliance activities for regulations and standards in a manufacturing business.

Component software is designed to work within a larger application to provide that application with new tools and functionality.

Composite tooling refers to the use of composites as raw materials in the engineering of tools for the manufacturing of new parts or product components.

Computer-aided quality (CAQ) software helps manufacturers ensure consistent product and process quality from design through production.

Conditions of supply are the required design & assembly specifications for supplier-provided parts and components.

With configure-to-order, customers make custom selections of product components that a vendor then uses to build the product upon placement of the order.

Defect management enables manufacturers to track and trace quality events and corrective actions.

Demand-driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) is a planning approach designed to reduce overstocks and shortages in the manufacturing supply chain.

El desarrollo de software en 3D se utiliza para diseñar software que ayude a los ingenieros de diseño a crear y modificar modelos y prototipos digitales tridimensionales de productos nuevos.

DFMA is an engineering methodology that focuses on simplifying the design of a product to improve ease of manufacture and efficiency of assembly.

Design for service (DFS) is a product lifecycle strategy that addresses serviceability attributes that affect cost and efficacy of servicing the product.

A digital enterprise is a company where all business processes are driven by digital technology and big data.

Digitalization is the analysis and application of digital data insights to improve products, processes, and operations.

Digitalization in education refers to the use of digital technology to teach students.

Discrete manufacturing uses machining, assembly, and other production steps to make individual products from materials, parts, and works-in-progress.

El diseño asistido por ordenador (CAD) consiste en el uso de programas de ordenador para crear, modificar, analizar y documentar representaciones gráficas en 2D o 3D de objetos físicos.

E/E systems development is the robust integration of three electrical design domains and disciplines – systems, software and electrical.

EWIS embraces wires, cables, harnesses, connectors, terminals, attachments and all other electrical devices found on an aircraft as part of a system.

Camstar’s manufacturing process design and modeling capabilities enable the process design early during product design, allowing more rapid and reliable transition to manufacturing during new product introductions.

La educación sobre fabricación utiliza herramientas de PLM para enseñar a los estudiantes nociones de simulación, robótica , procesos de fabricación y planificación de infraestructuras, entre otros.

An eVTOL aircraft is an aircraft that uses electrical power to hover, take off and land vertically. It is a zero-emissions aircraft.

The Camstar Enterprise Platform provides an electronic batch record that is a complete manufacturing audit trail of every batch produced

Electronic design automation is the use of computer programs to design, simulate, verify, and manufacture integrated circuits and printed circuit boards.

eDHRs, or Electronic Device History Records, are paperless, electronic systems within manufacturing execution systems (MES) that enforce production processes and capture all information associated with as-built production records.

Camstar’s Electronic Procedures are step-by-step instructions or tasks that automatically guide an operator progressively through work at a work station.

E-Signatures denote accountability and record particular activity details by the signer in the electronic manufacturing audit trail.

Electronic work instructions (EWI) provide manufacturing personnel with intuitive, step-by-step procedures and tasks to perform their job.

Embedded software is programming that is part of the hardware of non-computer devices that performs a specific task as part of the device's overall functionality.

Engineer-to-order is a manufacturing process where a vendor works with a customer to design and engineer a product before manufacturing it.

An engineering academy is a sponsored program that provides high school or college students with real-world engineering experience and training.

Engineering automation tools use pre-defined rules to automatically create designs, write documentation, and do other repetitive engineering processes.

Environmental compliance management software (ECMS) provides a manageable framework that helps enterprises use sustainable raw materials and reduce waste.

Equipment Maintenance Management Software electronically tracks equipment usage and manages preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance.

Generalmente, la fabricación asistida por ordenador (CAM) consiste en el uso de aplicaciones de software de control numérico (NC) con el objetivo de crear instrucciones detalladas (código G) que impulsen las máquinas-herramienta de control numérico por ordenador (CNC) para las piezas de fabricación.

La fabricación digital consiste en el uso de un sistema integrado y asistido por ordenador compuesto por herramientas de simulación, visualización en 3D, análisis y colaboración con el objetivo de crear definiciones de procesos de producto y de fabricación simultáneamente.

Fiber orientation refers to the simulation of the placement of fibers in the fabrication of composite materials.

Camstar’s Flow Management controls and enforces the flow of materials through the manufacturing process

A food supply chain is the sequence of processes for the production and distribution of food products, and the organizations involved in these processes.

A formboard design is for diagramming one-to-one, full-scale representations of harness design data, enriched with additional manufacturing information.

Un gemelo digital es una representación virtual exacta de un producto o proceso que se utiliza para validar de manera virtual el rendimiento de su equivalente físico.

Generative design is an engineering approach that uses algorithms to discover every possible iteration of a solution.

La gestión de datos de producto (PDM) consiste en el uso de software para gestionar los datos de producto y la información relacionada con los procesos en un único sistema centralizado.

El software de gestión de operaciones de fabricación (MOM) proporciona una visibilidad completa de los procesos de fabricación con el objetivo de optimizar el rendimiento de las operaciones de fabricación.

IBS QMS, now part of Opcenter, offers a holistic quality solution across the entire product life cycle and supply chain. IBS QMS software helps manufacturers control quality, production, traceability, and compliance efforts to optimize process and product value. It helps manufacturers address all quality issues by building in both cross-industry and industry-specific best practice solutions.

One of the principal standards relating to MOM is ISA-95, the international standard for the integration of enterprise and control systems. ISA-95 consists of models and terminology.

ISO 9001 is the international standard that sets out requirements for quality management systems (QMS).

Incoming Quality is the establishment and maintenance of inspection processes that identify defective or out-of-spec parts from suppliers.

La Industria 4.0 es un concepto que describe el uso de la digitalización y la tecnología conectada para crear la 4ª Revolución Industrial.

Industrial 3D printing is a manufacturing method for the creation of a solid, three-dimensional object from a computer-aided design (CAD) digital file.

Industrial cloud computing refers to virtualized computing resources & infrastructure used by asset-intensive enterprises.

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also known as Industry 4.0, is the application of an IoT framework to devices and machines within manufacturing. The IIoT is part of a larger concept known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data. The collected data is sent to a central Cloud-based service where it is aggregated with other data and then shared with end users in a helpful way

La ingeniería asistida por ordenador (CAE) consiste en el uso de software para simular el rendimiento con el objetivo de mejorar los diseños de los productos o de contribuir a la resolución de problemas de ingeniería para sectores muy diversos.

Just-in-time scheduling is a strategy to reduce quantities of manufacturing work in progress (WIP) and inventories of raw materials and finished goods.

KSK (Kundenspezifischer Kabelbaum) translates to a customer-specific wire harness. Auto manufacturers manage wire harness complexity with KSK solutions.

Lean manufacturing is the production practice that considers it wasteful to use resources for anything except the creation of value for the end customer.

A lights-out factory, or “dark factory,” has such minimal requirements for human activity that the facility can operate in the dark with zero human intervention onsite.

In manufacturing, lot traceability is readily-available access to the complete history of all manufactured lots, batches and serialized units, spanning production in multiple plants.

MRP Planning (Manufacturing Resource Planning), handled by Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software, optimizes inventory and production schedules.

Machine learning, a branch of AI, uses algorithms and statistical models to get computers to perform a task effectively without being programmed explicitly

Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) is a strategy that addresses the ongoing service needs of high-value physical assets.

Make-to-order is an approach to production planning in which manufacturing is initiated once a customer order is received.

Make-to-stock (MTS) is a manufacturing strategy in which production planning and scheduling are based on forecasted product demand.

A manufacturing BOM (MBOM) lists all materials and parts needed to produce a specific product and informs the shop floor what to make.

Manufacturing capacity planning determines a plant’s maximum production rate, compares it to anticipated demand, and plans how to maximize actual output.

Manufacturing compliance comprises the technical, legal, and corporate requirements, regulations, and practices manufacturers must comply with in order to produce and market products.

Camstar's Enterprise Manufacturing Execution and Quality systems help you create lean manufacturing and production control practices and flow.

Manufacturing Intelligence is a software solution that pulls together data from diverse manufacturing source to enable enhanced reporting and analysis capabilities.

Manufacturing planning and control software links, tracks and uses product, operations, resource and facilities data to ensure production efficiency.

Manufacturing process planning helps engineers to author, simulate, and manage manufacturing information, and align manufacturing plans with product design.

Quality of design and conformance to specifications provide the fundamental basis for managing operations to produce quality products.

Manufacturing Scheduling software supports improved scheduling decisions by accurately modeling the manufacturing environment, resources and constraints.

Manufacturing simulation is the use of computer modeling to test manufacturing procedures before physically building them.

Manufacturing resource planning (MRP 2) optimizes inventory and production schedules, considering raw materials, components, personnel, equipment and more.

A master production schedule (MPS) delineates what products a manufacturer will produce, when and in what quantities.

A master batch record (MBR) contains the instruction, recipe or formula, and specific manufacturing process for a particular product.

Material extrusion is an AM methodology where build material is pushed through a heated nozzle and deposited in layers to create a 3D object.

Material jetting is an AM process in which droplets of build material are selectively deposited and then cured to develop a solid object.

Material requirements planning (MRP 1) is a strategy used to optimize the acquisition, storage and deployment of materials needed in production runs.

Mission engineering (ME) coordinates systems of systems with respect to a defining objective. Learn about the origins of ME and guidelines for its use.

Model Based Systems Engineering helps companies develop the complex products their customers demand. Model Based Systems Engineering focuses on creating and exploiting domain models as the primary means of information exchange between engineers

La tecnología de modelado convergente permite combinar datos facetados y modelos b-rep en un entorno unificado de modelado en 3D.

Noise and vibration testing is the analysis of products for quality via the detection of noises and vibrations that indicate faulty systems or parts.

A manufacturing nonconformance is an unexpected event that occurs in the manufacturing process that deviates from a set standard or requirement.

Un núcleo de modelado geométrico es un componente de software que ofrece herramientas de modelado de sólidos en 3D a los usuarios de software de CAD en los sectores de fabricación, arquitectura, ingeniería y construcción.

El PLM en la nube revoluciona la industria al facilitar a los usuarios un acceso seguro a la información de la gestión del ciclo de vida del producto (PLM) desde cualquier lugar y dispositivo y cuando sea necesario. Además, ayuda a las empresas a gestionar de manera eficiente su gemelo digital para que puedan comercializar productos innovadores rápidamente.

Paperless manufacturing refers to the use of software-based electronic systems to monitor and enforce manufacturing production processes, while capturing all information associated with production records.

Part manufacturing is the process of following a specialized plan in order to fabricate products that meet their design goals.

Personalized Ad hoc queries answer critical questions and provide the results to take systematic actions on affected materials

Physical asset configuration is a comprehensive, actionable digital twin, or virtual representation, that contains up-to-date information on the composition and structure of a managed item or property.

Physical asset management superintends the entire lifecycle of produced items or property, including maintenance, repair, upgrades, and final disposition.

Place and route is a stage of electronics design for PCB, IC and FPGA. It determines the electronic component placement and wire routing to connect them.

Platform economy refers to the current transition companies are making from being product-centric to becoming platform-centric via multiple digital capabilities.

Powder bed fusion (PBF) is a category of additive manufacturing (AM) that uses thermal energy to selectively fuse granular materials into solid shapes.

Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Software

Predictive analysis helps predict future outcomes based on the analysis of past data using statistical modeling and machine learning techniques.

A printed circuit board (PCB) is a laminated stack of layered sheets of insulating material and copper foil on a substrate.

Process manufacturing produces goods by mixing ingredients and executing a series of actions until the product reaches its final formulation and state.

Camstar Manufacturing is designed to easily integrate with shop floor equipment, collecting data, tracking results and alerting on process control limits and suspect trends.

Production management is the discipline of planning, analyzing, and directing the manufacture of goods in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner.

Production planning software helps orchestrate manufacturing processes in a way that optimizes production efficiency and productivity.

Production scheduling software helps determine the optimum sequence of operations in order to achieve lean and agile production.

Quality standards are sets of good management practices, methods, systems, requirements and/or specifications established by industry advisory groups to help manufacturers achieve and demonstrate consistent production and product quality. Some quality standards are applicable to a broad spectrum of manufacturing and service organizations, while others are industry specific

The core mandate that guides FDA regulatory oversight is consumer safety.

Reverse engineering is the process of deconstructing a thing to learn how it works, what it’s made of, and how it is assembled.

Robotics simulation uses digital representations and dynamic interactions with robotics and equipment to engineer automated production systems virtually.

Robotics virtual commissioning uses robotics simulation, rather than the physical system, to test behavior based on the real control system.

SIMATIC IT is an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software portfolio designed to help manufacturers ensure maximum quality and productivity.

Software as a service, delivered via an internet connection that can be accessed by any device without the need to install on a computer.

Selective laser sintering (SLS) is a manufacturing technique that uses a laser to heat powdered materials so they fuse together into solid parts.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Execution Systems (semiconductor MES) serve as the intermediary between a business system such as ERP and a manufacturer's plant floor control equipment.

Service asset management offers manufacturers and service providers full visibility of a manufactured item or property’s configuration and service status.

A service BOM (sBOM) is a managed view of an asset’s service material requirements, bridging ongoing design to specific configuration requirements.

Modern service lifecycle management software enables more effective service planning, design for serviceability, and optimized asset in-service use.

Service parts management is a strategy used by those responsible for servicing a fielded asset to ensure that parts are available when they are needed.

Sheet lamination is an additive manufacturing methodology that involves bonding sheets of material together and machining them to 3D print objects.

Shop floor control comprises the methods and systems used to prioritize, track, and report against production orders and schedules.

La simulación de diseño ayuda a los fabricantes a verificar y validar el uso previsto y la capacidad de fabricación de un producto que se encuentra en fase de desarrollo.

La simulación de sistemas mecatrónicos, también conocida como ingeniería asistida por ordenador unidimensional (CAE 1D) es un enfoque que permite modelar y analizar sistemas multidominio y, por consiguiente, predecir su rendimiento a nivel multidisciplinar.

Los sistemas de ejecución de fabricación (MES) son soluciones de software que garantizan que la calidad y la eficiencia estén integradas en el proceso de fabricación y que se ejecuten de manera proactiva y sistemática.

Los sistemas de gestión de calidad (QMS) son soluciones de software que ofrecen los procedimientos, procesos, estructura y recursos necesarios para optimizar la fabricación y las operaciones de ERP y que gestionan de manera rentable los problemas de calidad.

Six sigma in manufacturing is a process improvement method that helps to minimize waste and produce goods more efficiently.

El software de diseño asistido por ordenador (CAD, por sus siglas en inglés) se utiliza para crear, analizar y cambiar diseños y modelos en 2D y 3D en un entorno digital, en lugar de utilizar métodos de dibujo manuales.

El CAD en 3D es una tecnología consolidada que permite a los ingenieros y desarrolladores de productos crear, probar y documentar digitalmente objetos tridimensionales.

El software de CAD para estudiantes es básicamente el mismo que la versión comercial, pero con un contrato de licencia diferente.

El software de PLM permite gestionar información a lo largo de todo el ciclo de vida de un producto desde la idea inicial, el diseño y la fabricación hasta el mantenimiento del producto y su eliminación.

Un solver de restricción geométrica es una aplicación que aplica parámetros a características geométricas en diseños dimensionales (2D) o tridimensionales (3D).

SPC applies statistical process control to quality and defect data that is collected during the manufacturing process, allowing manufacturers to identify, analyze, and solve potential problems while production continues – before equipment is shut down, material is scrapped, and production.

Stereolithography (SLA) is a 3D printing technique that uses UV light to selectively solidify liquid photopolymer resin.

La tecnología síncrona conecta a todos los implicados en el ciclo de vida del producto, y lo hace sin ningún tipo de limitación.

System simulation is the process of experimenting with, and studying how, changes to a complex system (or sub-system) affect the system overall.

La transformación digital es el proceso de digitalización de procesos empresariales e información con el fin de obtener un modelo de negocio ágil y eficiente.

Vat photopolymerization refers to AM processes that print 3D objects by selectively curing liquid photopolymer resins with light.

Virtual validation uses 3D modeling to test, simulate and verify a product’s ability to operate properly before a physical prototype is created.

Wire harness engineering is the development process of an electrical foundation for the safe and reliable distribution of power throughout a system.