Variation Mode and Effect Analysis: a Practical Tool for Quality Improvement

@article{Johansson2006VariationMA,
  title={Variation Mode and Effect Analysis: a Practical Tool for Quality Improvement},
  author={Per Johansson and Alexander Chakhunashvili and Stefano Barone and Bo Bergman},
  journal={Quality and Reliability Eng. Int.},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={865-876}
}
This paper describes a statistically based engineering method, variation mode and effect analysis (VMEA), that facilitates an understanding of variation and highlights the product/process areas in which improvement efforts should be targeted. An industrial application is also described to illustrate how the VMEA can be used for quality improvement purposes. Copyright c © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 
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