Quality Engineering attempts to illuminate the economic significance of quality problems and determine methods of solving them independent of the production process. It differs from quality control, which is used during the production process to affect quality. Quality Engineering is concerned with variety and quality; variability loss and tolerance; determining tolerances; tolerance design and experimental design; off-line quality control; parameter design and tolerance design; and the design of experiments.
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ASQ Quality Central
American Society for Quality, the primary trade organization for quality improvement.
Baldridge National Quality Program
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Blog by a student who sat and passed this exam for Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) certification.
Includes articles, tools and resources for implementing Six Sigma quality, total quality management, ISO9000, and process improvements programs.
ISO International Organization for Standardization
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A bibliography on quality management compiled by the NASA Headquarters Library.
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A forum for cooperation and communication between telecommunication service providers and suppliers.
SAVE International- Value Engineering
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Standards Council of Canada
Federal Crown corporation with the mandate to promote efficient and effective standardization.
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Taguchi ’s Robust Design Method
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