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.
Table of Contents
Prerequisites to DFSS
Best in Class - Benchmarking
Design for Manufacturability and Assembly
Reliability and Maintainability
Innovation Techniques used in DFSS
Limited Mathematical Background for DFSS
Closing Thoughts about DFSS
"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