Overview of AP242 edition 1 information model

This page provide the overview of the type of product information of AP 242 editon 1 standard, of the capabilities of the Business Object Model of AP 242 ed. 1and of the 2 implementation formats (P21 AIM and P28 XSD BO model). Main interdependicies with other standards can be found at "Other related standards".

The overview of the content is described and illustration of this content is provided  in the two following figures:

Overview of  Business Object model capabilities

AP242 BOM is based on a set of capabilities, organized according the following figure (version available 21st of September). 

Part ViewProduct Specification Breakdown Breakdown Breakdown Assembly Structure Configuration Part occurrence Transformation, geometric coordinate space, and coordinate system Transformation, geometric coordinate space, and coordinate system Individual part Effectivity Property Property Property Property Material Shape association and structure Kinematic motion Process plan Mating Requirements Requirements Planned and evaluated characteristics Person, organization, and address Person, organization, and address Approval, contract and project Approval, contract and project Approval, contract and project Approval, contract and project Information rights Multi linguism Classification Classification Identification Name and description Date and time Date and time Date and time Activity Activity Work management Delta change Document identification Document structure and property External references Composite structural shape and structure Shape association and structure Composite structural shape and structure Composite structural shape and structure Geometric shape Composite structural shape and structure Shape association and structure Composite structural shape and structure Material Composite structural shape and structure Geometric shape Shape association and structure Presentation and draughting
An XML schema is derived from the BO Model, which will be used as an implementation model to support data exchange related to PDM systems and associated services, as described in the following figures.

   

AP242 edition 1 main goal is to succeed in merging AP203 and AP214, and to extend them with some of the needed complementary capabilties which are needed, taking into consideration only what can be reasonably addressed in the 3 years long maximum duration of an ISO standardization project, and the timeframe related to stakeholders roadmaps.

Some extensions are already identified and planned for the second edition.