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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... an example of model calibration, verification, and validation for the prediction of martensite start temperature of steels. degenerate problem tests sensitivity tests benchmarking model verification model quality management mechanistic material model model validation boundary-value test model...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002434
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Abstract This article describes how design can unfavorably affect product quality. It provides information on the total quality management philosophy, emphasizing the principles of quality management. The article discusses various methods for evaluating a product design for quality. It presents...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract This article defines quality, quality assurance, quality control, and quality management of processes, products, and services. It describes the evolution of quality control and quality assurance in the coatings industry. The article also discusses the standards, quality programs...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Abstract Value analysis (VA) is a team problem-solving process to improve the value of a product from the viewpoint of a user. This article presents a comparison between VA and total quality management in materials selection and design. It discusses the key attributes, concepts, and activities...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003260
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
... accreditation as stated in ISO/IEC Guide 25 ( Ref 2 ) and quality system certifications such as ISO 9002 ( Ref 5 ) are different, and, thus, examination against them gives different levels of assurance. The ISO 9000 series of standards provides a generic system for quality management of an organization...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005188
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...), more OEM companies are recognizing that it is smarter to outsource their components through strategic partnerships with sources that have the cutting-edge expertise and advanced technology to provide a best-value product. Supplier management and quality assurance : When the quality and cost...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
...-simulation tools used to improve quality and reduce cost through controlled variation and robust design. The objective of dimensional management is to create a design and process that “absorbs” as much variation as possible without affecting the function of the product. Dimensional management accomplishes...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... that initially gained global prominence in the 1980s, corporations, plants, government agencies, and other organizations developed new management systems and processes aimed at improving quality and customer satisfaction. Some of these systems include Total Quality Management (TQM), Continuous Improvement (CI...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... concerns and specific concerns. While specific concerns often involve product- or process-specific guidelines and techniques intended for use by the design team, generic concerns involve the corporate or management structure that will support specific practices in design. In parallel to total quality...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003088
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... for manufacture and assembly (DFMA) Design for quality Robust design (Taguchi method) Statistical process control (SPC) Total quality management (TQM) Reliability in design Quantitative determination Reliability testing Redesign Design review Simplification and standardization...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005346
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... APQP requires the commitment of top management because resources must be dedicated up front, and the quality team must be given the freedom to focus on all aspects of the business to uncover problems and determine root causes for prevention. A team approach is used, and the team's makeup should...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... an understanding of the role of failure analysis but also an appreciation of quality assurance and user expectations. Quality and User Expectations of Products and Systems Primarily starting in the 1980s, corporations, plants, government agencies, and other organizations developed new management systems...
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By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... important to the public during the mid- to late 1960s, drawing the attention of U.S. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Concern about worsening air quality in some parts of the United States spawned restrictions on the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in paints and coatings. The 1966 Code...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002428
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... functional managers will step in to ensure the participation of their function, again undermining the team's integrity. Neither of these situations provides the high-quality problem-solving and decision-making infrastructure desired. In addition, a leader should have a strong, customer-centered vision...
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By Lance A. Ealey
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002435
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... apply it. It can be used both to evaluate loss at the earliest stage of product/process development and to incorporate improvements in quality into management planning. It provides a common language understood by both managers and engineers. The QLF curve is quadratic in nature: Loss increases...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... because of its severe air quality problems. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued a regulation, Rule 1124, that generally has been the bellwether document for the aerospace industry. As a result, coatings suppliers have concentrated on developing products to meet this rule...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... requirements continually. The effect of influencing factors must be actively predicted, monitored, and controlled when possible. Management involvement in these issues is crucial to the development of high-quality and cost-competitive products ( Ref 1 , 23 , 24 , 25 ). From the design management point...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... transmission electron microscopy angle of internal friction; dihedral angle; porosity; TGA thermogravimetric analysis F power TMA thermomechanical analysis reaction rate (kinetic function); volume concentration TP thermoplastic c of impurity ions TQM total quality management v damping; geometrical constant TS...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... team, and the customer. Some of those interests may be in conflict, forcing the manager to make difficult decisions. Ultimately, the manager must make decisions grounded in quality, safety, performance, merchantability, profitability, and timeliness. These decisions can have far-reaching consequences...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006062
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
.... There should be a rigorous system to control, document, and review procedures, products, and inspections. There should be close coordination between the contractor, facility management, and the selected coating manufacturer to optimize productivity, cost-effectiveness, and quality of the maintenance-coating...