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Reliability improvement project decision making : water cooling system redesign

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dc.contributor.advisor Michael Norton. en_US Devine, Paul (Paul S.) en_US
dc.contributor.other System Design and Management Program. en_US 2006-12-18T20:42:52Z 2006-12-18T20:42:52Z 2004 en_US 2006 en_US
dc.description Thesis (S.M.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, System Design and Management Program, June 2006. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 66). en_US
dc.description.abstract Deciding on which reliability & performance improvement projects to launch or to reject has historically been an extremely challenging responsibility of Teradyne management. Incorrect decisions can lead to major customer dissatisfaction, which may subsequently lead to loss of market share. Teradyne Engineering and Marketing team have been trying to develop a tool that would assist in their reliability improvement project decision making. The challenge is the dynamic aspects of the reliability improvement projects. Like most engineering projects, reliability improvement projects have variables such as internal workforce, productivity, skill sets, customer expectations and many others that are in constant motion. These variables make the assessment of reliability projects extremely difficult in a static framework. This research will incorporate these key variables into a dynamic framework to help assess individual reliability improvement projects. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Paul Devine. en_US
dc.format.extent 68 p. en_US
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dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.subject System Design and Management Program. en_US
dc.title Reliability improvement project decision making : water cooling system redesign en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US S.M. en_US
dc.contributor.department System Design and Management Program. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 71519964 en_US

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