This chapter involves a research and development hardware project for a very complicated mechanism. It is presented so the reader will have an appreciation for what can be accomplished by persistently role-playing over and over again as the basic concepts of FAST are applied. The end result of this analysis was the replacement of 16 parts by a single part.
USING METHOD 1
Step 1. Selecting a Project
This timing device was selected initially as a project for Sperry Univac’s value engineering department because our defense division was awarded the contract to develop a timer for the Briteye Flare for the United States ...