quality function deployment

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quality function deployment (QFD)

the collection and analysis of customers' response data regarding product attributes, quality and performance which may then result in changes in the product's design. Also known as the ‘House of Quality’ and ‘Voice of the Consumer’.
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Quality function deployment and Axiomatic design are the methods/design approaches, which have been widely used in other engineering fields, but also have a big potential in Integrated Building Design process, as it was used only in few cases.
The critical requirements of the customer can be measured by Quality Function Deployment (QFD), developed by Yoji Akao (1972).
A systematic approach to quality function deployment with a full illustrative example, Omega 33(2): 119-139.
Quality Function Deployment name resulted by translating word by word of the Japanese expression "kino hinshitsu Tenkai" which was translated by Dr.
Quality function deployment (QFD) is a "method to transform user demands into design quality, to deploy the functions forming quality, and to deploy methods for achieving the design quality into subsystems and component parts, and ultimately to specific elements of the manufacturing process.
1996) Framework of a fuzzy quality function deployment, International Journal of Production Research.
curriculum by employing a quality tool called Quality Function Deployment (QFD).
Through the application of Quality Function Deployment (6) (QFD) and Design for Manufacture and Assembly (7) (DFMA) workshops (and other efforts) a reduction of 20 percent in Average Unit Production Cost (AUPC) of the missile was achieved.

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