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Design Input & Specs vs. Test & Measure Capability

When defining design inputs and specifications, what does a design engineer need to consider about the test and measure capability? What are the typical ways that we assess the variability that a test or measurement introduces into our result? Transcript Expand You’re listening to an installment of the Quality during Design “Versus Series”. In this…

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Design Tolerances Based on Economics (Using the Taguchi Loss Function)

Defining tolerances for our quality characteristics is sometimes not an easy task. If we set tight tolerances, it could be costly to make with a lot of rejects and rework in the future. If we’re too sloppy with our tolerances, then it can affect the functionality of our product, leading to unhappy customers, and also possible…

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