Assuring product integrity / Eugene R. Carrubba, Ronald D. Gordon, Adril C. Spann.

Author
Carrubba, Eugene R. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lexington, Mass. : Lexington Books, [1975]
Description
xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 221-224.
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: List of Figures ix
  • List of Tables xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Chapter 1 History 1
  • Craftsmen 1
  • Industrial Revolution 3
  • Age of Complexity 4
  • Arts to Sciences 7
  • Chapter 2 Elements 9
  • Product Integrity 9
  • Design Assurance 9
  • Quality Assurance 11
  • Design Assurance Elements 12
  • Quality Assurance Elements 16
  • Product Assurance 18
  • Chapter 3 Unification 19
  • Current Status 19
  • Reasons for Unification 20
  • Unification Approaches 23
  • Effective Unification 25
  • Chapter 4 Organization 31
  • Background 31
  • Corporate Role 32
  • Structural Possibilities 33
  • Staffing and Team Building 39
  • Motivation and Training 42
  • Special Purpose Groups 42
  • Political Realities 43
  • Chapter 5 Planning 45
  • Introduction 45
  • Requirements Analysis 46
  • Task Networks and Schedules 48
  • Cost Breakdown 49
  • Planning and Trade-Offs 49
  • Recapitulation 53
  • Product Assurance Program Planning Model 55
  • Chapter 6 Controls 69
  • Introduction 69
  • Technical 72
  • Cost and Schedule 76
  • Management Visibility 84
  • Chapter 7 Documentation 87-
  • Information Requirements 87
  • Communication 88
  • Records 89
  • Information Systems 92
  • Chapter 8 Design 95
  • Introduction 95
  • Technical Requirements Analysis 96
  • Perennial Problems 97
  • Practical Solutions 101
  • Tailored Techniques 111
  • Case Histories 115
  • Chapter 9 Analytics 119
  • Analytical Concerns 119
  • Analytical Foundation 121
  • Analytical Tools 127
  • Analytical Summary 163
  • Chapter 10 Manufacturing 165
  • Background 165
  • Assurance Assessment 168
  • Manufacturing Quality 175
  • Chapter 11 Testing 177
  • Introduction 177
  • Kinds of Tests 178
  • Test Planning 181
  • Statistical Verification Testing 184
  • Test Synergism 193
  • Chapter 12 Improvements 195
  • Role of Assurance 195
  • Corrective Action Systems 196
  • Design Improvements 197
  • Production Modifications 199
  • Retrofits 203
  • Economic Considerations 204
  • Chapter 13 Careers 207
  • Directions 207
  • Qualifications 208
  • Employment Possibilities 215
  • Rewards 217
  • Prognosis 219
  • References 221
  • About the Authors 231.
ISBN
  • 0669000884
  • 9780669000887
LCCN
75017332
OCLC
1551340
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