DRBFM

DRBFM, Design Review Based On Failure Mode, is a risk analysis specific to design processes.. Introduction The DRBFM is a methodology to identify the consequences of changes in products and processes. This method was developed by Tatsushiko Yoshimura, a quality expert...

DRBTR

DRBTR, Design Review Based on Test Results. It allows to document the tests, to take into account the effects for the customers and to determine if corrective actions are necessary. Introduction The DRBTR is used during the so-called “Good Dissection;”...

The Mizenboushi

The Mizenboushi is a Toyota concept to prevent defects. He proposes to put himself in a position of anticipation from the design phases to ensure a robust design and flawless quality. Introduction Le Mizenboushi is a Japanese term created by Dr. Tatsuhiko...

Statistical tolerancing

The objective of the tolerance is to identify the limits of production variability that ensure the functional quality of a product. Introduction The objective of tolerance is to identify limits of production variability to ensure the functional quality of a product,...

KANO

Become a standard in product design, the Kano model allows to prioritize customer expectations. Historical The KANO method was invented in 1984 by Japan’s Noriaki KANO 1, a professor at Rika University in Tokyo. Its purpose is to understand what are the...

Pairwise analysis

The analysis by pair makes it possible to evaluate different alternatives between them, to prioritize them and to decide. Introduction Pairwise analysis is part of decision support tools. Coming from functional analysis methods, it makes it possible to develop a...