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Quality Function Deployment (QDF) in design process decision-making



Title: Quality Function Deployment (QDF) in design process decision-making
Author(s): J. Nieminen, P. Huovila
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Symposium on Intergrated Life-Cycle Design of Materials and Structures
Editor(s): A. Sarja
Print-ISBN: 951-758-408-3
e-ISBN: 235158029X
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2000
Pages: 51 - 56
Total Pages: 6
Nb references: 5
Language: English


Abstract: Design process can be characterised as a series of decisions concerning multiple requirements and various solutions. Current design management practise doesn't often include use of forma1 tools to assist in decision-making concerning the life cycle behaviour of the facility. Quality Function
Deployment (QFD) is a tool that has been successfully applied in other industries in product development projects. It offers a systematic approach to match the customer expectations with the product features, and to document decisions in the design process. QFD, consisting of house of quality matrices, can be seen as a team decision making tool to achieve common understanding and commitment to design objectives and prioritised characters of design solutions.


Online publication: 2000-04-30
Classification: PROCEDURES, METHODS AND GUIDES OF LIFE-CYCLE DESIGN
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/235158029X.011