Transformation from manufacturing process taxonomy to repair process taxonomy: a phenetic approach


1 Industrial Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

2 Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan


The need of taxonomy is vital for knowledge sharing. This need has been portrayed by through-life engineering services/systems. This paper addresses this issue by repair process taxonomy development. Framework for repair process taxonomy was developed followed by its implementation. The importance of repair process taxonomy has been highlighted.