Operations Management Study Set 1

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Quiz 4 :

Product Design

Quiz 4 :

Product Design

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Dismantling and inspecting a competitor's product to identify design features that might be used to improve your own product is known as reverse engineering.
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A product's reliability is a function of the reliabilities of its component parts but not a function of how those parts are arranged.
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An effective design process matches product characteristics with customer requirements.
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Use quality function deployment as a design tool.
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Establishing multifunctional design teams can help reduce the time-to-market.
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Provide an overview of each step of the product design process and describe the three types of concurrent designs.
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Discuss several computer aided systems available for the design of new products and their related production processes.
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Products assembled in modules can be easier to repair and maintain.
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Use two techniques for analyzing design failures and one technique for eliminating unnecessary design features.
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Product design has a tremendous impact on the quality of a manufactured good or service.
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Explain why and how each step of the product lifecycle can be changed for improved environmental stewardship and provide examples of programs that support green efforts.
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Comparing a product or process against the best-in-class is known as reverse engineering.
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Modular design is one way to gain the benefits of standardization without losing the advantage of variety and uniqueness.
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One quantitative measure of maintainability is mean time to repair (MTTR).
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Comparing a product or process against the best-in-class is known as benchmarking.
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Creating preliminary design models, that are quickly tested and either discarded or further refined, is known as rapid prototyping.
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Concurrent design may involve simultaneously designing products and their production processes.
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Form design refers to the physical appearance of a product.
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To increase system reliability, redundant parts can be built to back up a failure.
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The design process begins with understanding the customer and identifying customer needs.
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