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Quantitative Selection of Variation Reduction Plans

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Anna C. Thornton

Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3-449, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 P: 617-253-7677e-mail: acthornt@mit.edu

J. Mech. Des 122(2), 185-193 (Mar 01, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533559 History: Received March 01, 1999; Revised March 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Variation and Variation Reduction Cost Model
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Center box assembly process
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Tolerance stack-ups for leading edge and middle contour
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Generalized KC flowdown
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KC Flowdown for wing contour
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ROI1,ROI2,[[ellipsis]]ROIn, and ROImax
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Optimal distribution and marginal benefit
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