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example screen of the Acclaro softwareExcerpt from Axiomatic Design - Advances and Applications
by Nam Pyo Suh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Oxford University Press, New York. Oxford, 2001, Chapter 5, pp. 239-298.
Copyright 2001 Oxford University Press, reproduced with permission of Oxford University Press.

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Design for Lean Six Sigma
by Rajesh Jugulum, Philip Samuel (Hardcover -- April 11, 2008)

This book outlines a holistic DFSS approach, using axiomatic functional decomposition as a key tool that businesses can adopt to energize their innovation process, perfect their product introduction process and new product/service development process.

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Axiomatic Design: Advances and Applications
The Oxford Series on Advanced Manufacturing
by Nam P. Suh, Nam Pyo Suh (Hardcover -- May 1, 2001)

The first three chapters of Axiomatic Design cover the fundamental principles of axiomatic design. The following chapters offer a complete treatment of the design of systems, software, materials and materials processing, manufacturing systems, and product design.

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Axiomatic Quality : Integrating Axiomatic Design with Six-Sigma, Reliability, and Quality Engineering
by Basem El-Haik (Hardcover -- April 8, 2005)

Axiomatic Quality is the first book to integrate Axiomatic Design and robust design for a comprehensive quality approach. As the adoption of quality methods grows across various industries, its implementation is challenged by situations where statistical tools are inadequate.

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The Principles of Design
Oxford Series on Advanced Manufacturing
by Nam P. Suh (Hardcover -- March 1, 1990)

The original 1990 treatise on Axiomatic Design methods, this text covers the fundamental concepts, supported by numerous examples of executing Axiomatic Design analysis.

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Design for Six Sigma : A Roadmap for Product Development
by Kai Yang, Basem S. El-Haik (Hardcover -- August 15, 2008)

Dr. Yang and Dr. El-Haik have provided, with their text, the first complete DFSS compendium that integrates Axiomatic Design technology into the vocabulary of pre-emptive quality.

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Complexity: Theory And Applications
Mit-Pappalardo Series in Mechanical Engineering
by Nam P. Suh (Hardcover -- January 31, 2005)

Using the power of Axiomatic Design methods, Dr. Suh presents an alternative rational for assessing, quantifying and mitigating the impact of complexity upon the design of products, systems or services.

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Service Design for Six Sigma : A Roadmap for Excellence
by Basem El-haik and David Roy (Hardcover -- June 24, 2005)

Read how axiomatic design quality is a framework for Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) when applied to service and other transactional industries. This book is offered with Acclaro DFSS Light(R) software.

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Axiomatic Design and Fabrication of Composite Structures: Application in Robotics, machine tools and automobiles
by Dai Gil Lee and Nam P. Suh (Hardcover - November, 2005)

The purpose of this book is to present an integrated approach to the design and manufacturing of products from advanced composites.

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Design for Six Sigma for Service
by Kai Yang (Hardcover - June 24, 2005)

The primary objective of this new book is to provide a comprehensive reference for those who work in a service industry setting.