Engineering Support is a wide field so are the inherit challenges. The Portfolio of Achim Pahlke Enterprises offers a deeper look into the services provided and the specific Knowledge and Mindset to achieve performance and empowering your business!
The Mechatronic Design is the interdisciplinary approach to find a global optimization of a system combining the classic engineering fields Electronics, Mechanics and Software.
No field of engineering can emerge without the support of Simulation, no matter if a Mechanical Simulation using FEA, Numerical Simulation or Hardware-in-the-Loop.
Today, in most applications it is no longer the issue to get information but to handle and analyze the data in an appropriate way. Also, a critical view on the data is vital.
With every technology evolution the complexity of a system increases - often along with the cost sensitivity. To reach a successful product launch, a professional Project Management is mandatory.
Beside the Product Development also related Processes should be optimized. These are not only production processes, also lacking efficiency in the organization must be uncovered and improved.
To have an eye on New Technologies, IP-Situation and -Strategies, Competitors, Market Situation and Industrial Research is vital but often Daily Business slows down. This can be changed!
AP Enterprises support companies during the entire product development process - on strategic and tactical topics with a strong "hands-on" mentality.
Mechatronic Design: Much more than just robotics...!
Mechatronic Design is an holistic approach for the optimization of technical designs
The Interdisciplinary approach includes beside the fields of engineering
also adjoining disciplines like
Sales & Marketing, Production, Procurement, Quality, etc. In
today's economy, it is critical to bring all (typically
distributed) disciplines together.
But how does exactly Mechatronic Design helps in product
Mechatronic is the approach to find a global optimum right from
the beginning of a development process. The different technical
disciples come to work together and the first system is designed
and afterwards divided into subsystems of the technical disciples
like Mechanics, Electronics and Software. Special respect is about
the connections of each subsystem to each other. Furthermore, the
adjoining disciplines got an impact to the development process.
Questions or approaches like
Design to Cost
Design for Manufacturing
Make or Buy
Design for Six Sigma
have to be integrated in to the development process. With the
interdisciplinary mechatronic approach the system can be designed
to the optimum within the specific needs by specialists of the
Benefits are a faster development process, the optimization in
technical terms and the interaction of the engineering fields
needed for today's challenges in product development.
AP Enterprises services explicit Know-how in the field of
mechatronic designs and can support in all mayor technical
disciplines - but most valuable support can be offered in the
interdisciplinary approach itself.
Digital Simulation is an essential part in today's product development, not only in measurement technology
Simulation: Much more than just Finite-Element-Analysis...!
Simulation is a vital approach for the design and optimization of technical systems. Most common types of simulation are:
Thermal Simulation using FEA
Mechanical Simulation using FEA
Methods like Finite-Element-Analysis (FEA) generates data out of mechanical designs and usually has an integrated post-processing for visualization.
Beside the needed interpretation of the results, the limitation factors are of high importance.
AP Enterprises services explicit Know-how in the field of
FEA and Numerical Simulation.
While the amount of sensors and the need to control a process increase, the appropriate processing of data is often neglected.
Data Processing is one of the most emerging fields, even outside the Measurement Technology!
Usually, more important than the data itself is the appropriate handling and interpretation. Within the field of measurement technology, even the characterization of sensors itself is an important part. So, (digital) data processing plays a more and more important role.
Also, outside the classic field of Metrology, today's IT-System as well as the emerging number of sensors produce a overwhelming amount of data, widely known as "Big Data". New methods and algorithms are used to handle these massive amount of information. Points of interest for AP Enterprises are
Design of the Measurement Chain
Measurement Uncertainty (e.g. GUM)
AP Enterprises services explicit Know-how in the field of Data Handling, -Processing,
Filtering and most important the Interpretation.
Emerging complexity in all technical fields need a tailored organization within projects. Here comes modern Project Management into account.
Key success factors for projects are
of the Project Manager. While Project Management itself usually deals with the constrains
An additional challenge is the allocation of inputs and to apply them to the project's objectives. Within Product Development Project's, distinct technical skills are necessary to handle the complex technical interconnections.
AP Enterprises services explicit Know-how in the field of international Project Management of large, strategic Projects.
Every product got its related processes within the company, not only in he Production but also in Procurement, Quality and Sales.
The processes must be designed and optimized too!
Services provided by AP Enterprises are
The Market never sleeps. Ususally, so the Competitors do not.
Gain knowledge about technologies, the IP Situation and Competitors
Usually, more important than the data itself is the appropriate handling and interpretation. Within the field of Measurement Technology, even the characterization of sensors itself is an important part. So, (digital) data processing plays a more and more important role.
Points of interest are
AP Enterprises provides explicit Know-how in the field of Industrial and Academic Research.