Role of Warranty Data in New Product Development

  • Wallace R. Blischke
  • M. Rezaul Karim
  • D. N. Prabhakar Murthy
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


Manufacturers have tended to make decisions about warranty during the marketing stage and warranty has been ignored during the early stages of the new product development process. Because of the importance of warranty and the cost implications of offering a warranty, a broader approach to warranty issues is necessary. In this chapter, we discuss a framework for dealing with warranty issues from the very beginning of the new product development process and highlight the importance of dealing with warranty issues at this stage of the product life cycle.


Strategic Management Strategy Formulation Product Life Cycle Product Development Process Product Reliability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wallace R. Blischke
    • 1
  • M. Rezaul Karim
    • 2
  • D. N. Prabhakar Murthy
    • 3
  1. 1.Sherman Oaks, Los AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsRajshahi UniversityRajshahiBangladesh
  3. 3.School of Mechanical and Mining EngineeringThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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