Title

The house of quality in a design process

Authors

U. Belhe

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

8-1-1996

Journal/Book/Conference Title

International Journal of Production Research

Abstract

The product development process is subject to randomness of duration of design activities and a path followed through the network of activities. In this paper, the qualitative relationships between various attributes of the design process and the corresponding design process variables are captured using the house of quality and then transformed into quantitative relationships. The impact of the process control variables on the design process attributes is discussed. The problem of determining optimal values of the design process variables to maximize the combined quality index of the critical design activities is modelled as a geometric programming problem. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]; Copyright of International Journal of Production Research is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

Keywords

Sustainability

Published Article/Book Citation

International Journal of Production Research, 34:8 (1996) pp.2119

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http://ir.uiowa.edu/mie_pubs/204