This book describes the concepts and methods of a discipline called design assurance, and reveals many nontechnical aspects that are necessary for getting the work done in an engineering department. It is helpful to engineers and their managers in understanding and using design assurance techniques.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Design Assurance Design Requirements Drawing Control Specification Control Configuration Control Design Methods and Analysis Control of Enginering Software Product Testing Design Reveiews Statistical Tools for Design Assurance Control of Nonconformances Engineering Records Supporting Documentation Reliability Improvement Auditing the Engineers Process Design Assurance in the Future Appendix 1: Equipment Specification Contents Appendix 2: Sample Design Review Checklist Appendix 3: Guidelines for Auditing the Engineering Function
"Based on the author's observations and experiences wth many companies over more than three decades, this superb reference provides the necessary understanding for the use of design assurance techniques. "
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