Design for Six Sigma

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 21, 2003 - Business & Economics - 624 pages
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Here's the book that clearly and logically answers the complex question quality managers and product developers face almost every day: WHICH PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TOOLS SHOULD I USE AND WHEN?

This much-needed, well-written roadmap for robust, efficient product development features:
* All the coverage needed to implement six sigma in any manufacturing concern
* A complete review of both traditional and contemporary design methods
* Systems discussed include: DOE (Design Of Experiment), Taguchi Method, QFD (Quality Function Deployment), Axiomatic Design, and TRIZ (Theory for Inventive Problem-Solving)
* Practical examples to highlight important elements of each system
* A unique multi-systems approach to designing products, incorporating the traditional and contemporary methods discussed, detailing how and when to use them
* Valuable assistance when preparing for certification exams

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Contents

Quality Concepts
1
Six Sigma Fundamentals
21
Design for Six Sigma
49
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About the author (2003)

Kai Yang, Ph.D. has extensive consulting experience in many aspects of quality and reliability engineering area. He is also Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Wayne State University, Detroit.

Basem S. El-Haik, Ph.D, is Director of Enterprise Excellence and is presently spearheading the effort to deploy Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) across Textron Enterprise. He is also responsible for the planning and execution of DFSS Black Belt waves, champions, projects, and Six Sigma strategies for other organizations.

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