Application of Requirements Engineering in the Development of a Universal Basic Platform of a Four-axle Locomotive


The article presents the practice of using system methods in the development of a universal four-axle locomotive platform. The work is aimed at developing the optimal design of the frame and bodies of the locomotive, the choice of power and traction components to simplify the design process, reduce development time and reduce the cost of the product. The advantages of applying a systematic approach to working with requirements, determining the necessary functions and forming the structure of the product are described.

Keywords: locomotive, frame, life cycle, system engineering, requirements, modularity, universal platform, shortening the development time.

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