Reliability and Six Sigma

  • U Dinesh Kumar
  • John Crocker
  • T Chitra
  • Haritha Saranga

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About this book


Reliability and Six Sigma is a carefully developed integration of mathematical models that relate Six Sigma and reliability measures. Case studies further integrate the material throughout the book to illustrate the application of the models. In addition, the book introduces and discusses the following aspects of reliability and Six Sigma:

- The concept of reliability and Six Sigma and their role in system effectiveness

- Basic probability and statistical techniques essential for analyzing reliability and Six Sigma problems

- The measures of Six Sigma and reliability: how to predict them, interpret them, and how these measures are related

- Tools and techniques needed for evaluation of system reliability and the relationship between system reliability and Sigma level

- The design-for-reliability and the tools that are essential to implement Reliability and Six Sigma projects

- Issues related to and the management of in-service reliability

- Techniques to estimate the methodologies from in-service and test data


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Authors and affiliations

  • U Dinesh Kumar
    • 1
  • John Crocker
    • 2
  • T Chitra
    • 3
  • Haritha Saranga
    • 4
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Management CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Data Systems and SolutionsBristolUK
  3. 3.Defence Research and Development OrganizationBangaloreIndia
  4. 4.Indian School of BusinessHyderabadIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-30255-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-30256-0
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