Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Variation Mode and Effect Analysis: a Practical Tool for Quality Improvement

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Abstract

This paper describes a statistically based engineering method, variation mode and effect analysis (VMEA), that facilitates an understanding of variation and highlights the product/process areas in which improvement efforts should be targeted. An industrial application is also described to illustrate how the VMEA can be used for quality improvement purposes. Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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