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Design for Excellence / Edition 1

Design for Excellence / Edition 1

by James G. Bralla


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This practical guide helps mechanical and electrical engineers design and manufacture quality products using DFX (design for excellence). Readers will learn step by step how to apply the same knowledge-based techniques that improve manufacturability to optimize a product's quality and reliability,safety,serviceability,user friendliness,environmental friendliness,and short time-to-market design. Presenting actual case studies of successful DFX implementation,the book shows how a well-managed program can maximize desirable characteristics in a product's design while reducing manufacturing costs,resulting in a superior,globally competitive product.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070071384
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/1995
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Improving Assemblies.
Improving Individual Components.
Designing for Higher Quality.
Designing for Reliability.
Designing for Serviceability and Maintainability.
Designing for User Friendliness.
Designing for Environmental Friendliness.
Designing for Safety.
Designing for Short-Time-to-Market.
DFX in Electronics.
DFX for Low-Quantity Production.

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