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Commercializing Great Products with Design for Six Sigma by David W. Bacon, Randy C. Perry

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Chapter 25. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

As the new product development effort progresses, the commercialization team will need to assess and manage risk. Risks are present throughout the development and commercialization of a new product. These risks may involve poor knowledge of the market, inadequate understanding of key product specifications, or a lack of knowledge of important process control parameters. The key DFSS tool used to identify, manage, and reduce risk is Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA). We have discussed use of FMEA to manage market-related risk earlier, in Chapter 9. During that discussion, we presented a modified version of the traditional FMEA format that was oriented to meet the special needs of identifying ...

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