Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook / Edition 1

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Overview

In the last fifty years, one man stands out as the driving force behind the quality revolution-Genichi Taguchi. Now, for the first time in one volume, Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook presents all the methods and beliefs that have made Taguchi one of the most respected authorities on quality engineering and management in the world. No other single volume presents the full breadth of founding beliefs behind the successful engineering practices used by today's leading companies. Helpful to companies in both manufacturing and service industries, Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook is a landmark resource for everyone interested in quality and engineering, from engineers and managers to upper-level VPs and educators.
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Editorial Reviews

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"...One can find praise for Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook right at the beginning of the book, where several well-known authorities express their opinions—in fact, admiration. This reviewer totally concurs. It remains to praise and congratulate the authors and the publisher for their part in bringing out this great volume of more than 1,600 pages." (Choice, September 2006 )
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471413349
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1696
  • Product dimensions: 7.76 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Meet the Author

GENICHI TAGUCHI, DSc, is Executive Director of the American Supplier Institute (ASI). Dr. Taguchi, an international authority in quality engineering, was awarded the prestigious Deming Prize in 1960 and the Willard F. Rockwell Medal in 1986. He was inducted into the World Level of the Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science, and Technology in 1998, and the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1997. He authored or coauthored forty books and more than 400 technical articles in leading journals.

SUBIR CHOWDHURY, DEng, is Chairman and CEO of ASI Consulting Group. He is one of the world's foremost authorities in helping leaders achieve positive and measurable results in business process improvement. He has been awarded the Willard F. Rockwell Medal and was inducted into the World Level of the Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science, and Technology in 2004. Hailed by the New York Times as the "Leading Quality Expert," he is the author of eleven books, including The Power of Six Sigma, which has sold more than a million copies and has been translated into twenty languages.

The late YUIN WU was executive director of ASI. He penned the first English (and Chinese) translations of Taguchi's work, and is credited with conducting the first Taguchi Methods experiments in the United States while working with private industry in California. He was active as a consultant in North America as well as many countries in Europe, South America, and Asia. He was the author of several books and hundreds of technical papers.

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Theory
Pt. I Genichi Taguchi's latest thinking 3
Pt. II Quality engineering : a historical perspective 125
Pt. III Quality loss function 169
Pt. IV Signal-to-noise ratio 221
Pt. V Robust engineering 311
Pt. VI Mahalanobis-Taguchi system (MTS) 395
Pt. VII Software testing and application 423
Pt. VIII On-line quality engineering 435
Pt. IX Experimental regression 483
Pt. X Design of experiments 501
Sect. 2 Application (case studies)
Pt. I Robust engineering : chemical applications 629
Pt. II Robust engineering : electrical applications 715
Pt. III Robust engineering : mechanical applications 793
Pt. IV Mahalanobis-Taguchi system (MTS) 1169
Pt. V Software testing and application 1299
Pt. VI On-line quality engineering 1365
Pt. VII Miscellaneous 1399
Sect. 3 Taguchi's methods versus other quality philosophies
App. A Orthogonal arrays and linear graphs : tools for quality engineering 1525
App. B Equations for on-line process control 1598
App. C Orthogonal arrays and linear graphs for Chapter 38 1602
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