The concepts of the robust design and variability reduction have recently been used to demonstrate some of the sources of unnecessary manufacturing and ownership costs for new products: repair and scrap in electronic manufacturing, and customer dissatisfaction with poorly performing products.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sammy G. Shina
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  1. 1.University of LowellUSA

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