Simulation-based Lean Six-Sigma and Design for Six-Sigma

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 27, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 400 pages
This is the first book to completely cover the whole body of knowledge of Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma with Simulation Methods as outlined by the American Society for Quality. Both simulation and contemporary Six Sigma methods are explained in detail with practical examples that help understanding of the key features of the design methods. The systems approach to designing products and services as well as problem solving is integrated into the methods discussed.
 

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Contents

PART II SIMULATION FUNDAMENTALS
71
PART III SIMULATIONBASED SIXSIGMA AND DESIGN FOR SIXSIGMA
189
APPENDIX A BASIC STATISTICS
343
APPENDIX B RANDOM NUMBERS
363
APPENDIX C AXIOMATIC DESIGN
367
APPENDIX D TAGUCHIS QUALITY ENGINEERING
375
APPENDIX E PROCESS MAPPING
381
APPENDIX F VENDORS
387
REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING
395
INDEX
401
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About the author (2006)

BASEM EL-HAIK, PhD, is a Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma consultant, author, and founder of Six Sigma Professionals, Inc., a firm providing Six Sigma and DFSS implementation, training, and consulting for industries ranging from financial services to high technology. Dr. El-Haik is a well-known author, consultant, and speaker on the subject. Throughout his career Dr. El-Haik trained, certified, coached, and mentored over 400 belts (Green Belts, Black Belts, and Master Black Belts) in DFSS and Six Sigma in both tracks: product and service (transactional).

RAID AL-AOMAR, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). Dr. Al-Aomar has worked for several years as a consultant on Simulation and Lean Manufacturing at General Motors and Ford Motor Company in Detroit and as an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University.

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