Six Sigma and Beyond: Design for Six Sigma, Volume VI, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Six Sigma and Beyond

Design for Six Sigma, Volume VI, 1st Edition

By D.H. Stamatis

CRC Press

824 pages | 138 B/W Illus.

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This volume addresses design improvement from the perspective of prevention by introducing readers to the tools of the Six Sigma design process. The author discusses the issues of designing for Six Sigma, covering the topics that any Shogun Six Sigma Master must be familiar with: customer satisfaction, quality function deployment, benchmarking, systems engineering, value engineering, reliability and maintainability, design for manufact`urability, mistake proofing, failure mode and effect analysis, project management, and financial concepts.

Reviews

"This book is pretty impressive. … an essential desktop reference for businesses that are trying to design products, even businesses that are not Six Sigma companies."

- Technometrics, Vol. 46, No. 3, August 2004

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Table of Contents

Prerequisites to DFSS

Customer Understanding

Best in Class - Benchmarking

Simulation

Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

FMEA

Reliability

Reliability and Maintainability

Problem Solving

Miscellaneous Topics

Innovation Techniques used in DFSS

Value Analysis

Project Management

Limited Mathematical Background for DFSS

Financial Concepts

Closing Thoughts about DFSS

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control