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Design for Six Sigma: In Technology and Product Development

Book Description

This book addresses many new topical areas for the development of 6 Sigma performance. The text is structured to demonstrate how 6 Sigma methods can be used as a very powerful tool within System Engineering and integration evaluations to help enable the process of Critical Parameter Management. The case studies and examples used throughout the book come from recent successful applications of the material developed in the text.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication Page
  4. Brief Contents
  5. Contents
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Part I: Introduction to Organizational Leadership, Financial Performance, and Value Management Using Design For Six Sigma
    1. Chapter 1. The Role of Executive and Management Leadership in Design For Six Sigma
    2. Chapter 2. Measuring Financial Results from DFSS Programs and Projects
    3. Chapter 3. Managing Value with Design For Six Sigma
  10. Part II: Introduction to the Major Processes Used in Design For Six Sigma in Technology and Product Development
    1. Chapter 4. Management of Product Development Cycle-Time
    2. Chapter 5. Technology Development Using Design For Six Sigma
    3. Chapter 6. Product Design Using Design For Six Sigma
    4. Chapter 7. System Architecting, Engineering, and Integration Using Design For Six Sigma
  11. Part III: Introduction to the Use of Critical Parameter Management in Design For Six Sigma in Technology and Product Development
    1. Chapter 8. Introduction to Critical Parameter Management
    2. Chapter 9. The Architecture of the Critical Parameter Management Process
    3. Chapter 10. The Process of Critical Parameter Management in Product Development
    4. Chapter 11. The Tools and Best Practices of Critical Parameter Management
    5. Chapter 12. Metrics for Engineering and Project Management Within CPM
    6. Chapter 13. Data Acquisition and Database Architectures in CPM
  12. Part IV: Tools and Best Practices for Invention, Innovation, and Concept Development
    1. Chapter 14. Gathering and Processing the Voice of the Customer: Customer Interviewing and the KJ Method
    2. Chapter 15. Quality Function Deployment: The Houses of Quality
    3. Chapter 16. Concept Generation and Design for x Methods
    4. Chapter 17. The Pugh Concept Evaluation and Selection Process
    5. Chapter 18. Modeling: Ideal/Transfer Functions, Robustness Additive Models, and the Variance Model
  13. Part V: Tools and Best Practices for Design Development
    1. Chapter 19. Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
    2. Chapter 20. Reliability Prediction
    3. Chapter 21. Introduction to Descriptive Statistics
    4. Chapter 22. Introduction to Inferential Statistics
    5. Chapter 23. Measurement Systems Analysis
    6. Chapter 24. Capability Studies
    7. Chapter 25. Multi-Vari Studies
    8. Chapter 26. Regression
    9. Chapter 27. Design of Experiments
  14. Part VI: Tools and Best Practices for Optimization
    1. Chapter 28. Taguchi Methods for Robust Design
    2. Chapter 29. Response Surface Methods
    3. Chapter 30. Optimization Methods
  15. Part VII: Tools and Best Practices for Verifying Capability
    1. Chapter 31. Analytical Tolerance Design
    2. Chapter 32. Empirical Tolerance Design
    3. Chapter 33. Reliability Evaluation
    4. Chapter 34. Statistical Process Control
  16. Epilogue: Linking Design to Operations
  17. Appendix A. Design For Six Sigma Abbreviations
  18. Appendix B. Glossary
  19. Index
  20. Footnotes