Reliability Enhancement Measures for Design and Manufacturing
New product design for reliability has undergone significant changes in the recent past. The use of computer-based analysis for electrical and mechanical designs has increased, especially with the wide use of computer-aided design (CAD). Once the geometry of the part or its electrical connectivity and components are captured in the CAD system, computers can perform the analysis function automatically, using selected software analysis packages. Previously, the mechanical or electrical elements had to be described in tabular input form to the software, making the operation tedious and error prone.
KeywordsDesign Team Electronic Product Life Cycle Cost Process Capability Index Risk Priority Number
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