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    • A comprehensive cost estimation for additive manufacturing 

      Lamei, Zohreh (Wichita State University, 2021-07)
      Additive Manufacturing (AM) is an emerging manufacturing method by which Computer-Aided Design (CAD) models are directly made into products and structures. Layers of material, such as polymers, metals, ceramics, composites, ...
    • An integrated quality software development model 

      Kanan, Mohammad A. (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      As industries grow in size and complexity, the demand for software increases. The success of a software product is determined by its quality, which can be improved by introducing new and more efficient development models. ...
    • Factors correlating with revisions of ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard 

      Almutairi, Sari (Wichita State University, 2018-12)
      Because of the importance placed on quality, many organizations are implementing the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000 family of quality management standards. Today, these standards have been adopted ...
    • Implementation and evaluation of curved layer fused deposition modeling 

      Guile, Matthew T. (Wichita State University, 2020-12)
      Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is an extrusion based additive manufactur- ing (AM) process in which thermoplastic material is extruded through a nozzle. The nozzle deposits material along a two-dimensional path to create ...
    • Lean Six-Sigma applications in aircraft assembly 

      Ramamoorthy, Siddhartan (2007-05)
      To improve the performance of a process and ensure on time delivery there are numerous different approaches available nowadays. Lean offers a unique method that helps identify possible improvement areas on a production ...
    • Maintenance oriented optimal design of accelerated degradation testing 

      Hamada, Murad (2006-12)
      In this dissertation, the problem of using accelerated degradation testing data for reliability estimation is studied and demonstrated. Simulation and analytical approaches have been investigated. By simulation which ...
    • Medical applications of rapid prototyping: a review of the current state of technology 

      Sundaram, Lakshmi (Wichita State University, 2018-07)
      Rapid prototyping (RP) also known as additive manufacturing (AM) or three-dimensional (3D) printing is a collection of techniques that aid faster production of prototypes. RP has a wide variety of applications in fields ...
    • Multivariate quality control: statistical performance and economic feasibility 

      Khalidi, Mohammad Said Asem (2007-05)
      Shewhart control charts have been used to monitor uncorrelated quality characteristics. Advancement in manufacturing technology and increased complexity of products and systems raise the need to monitor correlated ...
    • Perceived dimensions of quality in healthcare 

      Alshammary, Wasim A. (Wichita State University, 2017-05)
      The healthcare industry is one of the most important industries in the service field. Quality is a key factor in healthcare, given its complex nature and the number of stakeholders. This research examines the key constructs ...
    • Perceptions of quality in e-learning for higher education 

      Al Awadh, Mohammed (Wichita State University, 2021-07)
      E-learning quality is a complex and multi-faceted issue. Some argue that the quality of e-learning should be judged by the same criteria and standards as face-to-face education. Others hold that conventional quality concepts ...
    • Performance characterization of Integrated Statistical Process Control systems 

      Kandananond, Karin (Wichita State University, 2007-12)
      Business competition requires organizations to increase their products’ quality and reduce cost at the same time. Statistical process control (SPC) techniques are important tools for monitoring process performance over ...
    • Probability of detection in friction stir welding using nondestructive evaluation techniques 

      Britos, Pedro J. Gimenez (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
      When available, the force feedback data from Friction stir welding (FSW) can be very useful for analyzing weld quality. Friction Stir Welding Analysis Tool software (FSWAT), a new process based non-destructive evaluation ...
    • Process quality and capacity planning 

      Rajendran, Hari Kumar (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
      Production planning is a function performed in isolation from process capability to estimate available capacity. Process capability is a systematic study performed to understand the process performance. After a complete ...
    • Repeatability and reproducibility studies: a comparison of techniques 

      Pandiripalli, Bhavani (Wichita State University, 2010-12)
      Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (GRR) Studies have become critical in process improvement projects in the manufacturing sectors. There are various methods to conduct GRR study. However, the most widely used is the ...
    • Setup approval and self starting schemes for short production runs 

      Jadhav, Sameer A. (2005-12)
      A number of approaches have been proposed for applying statistical process control in short production runs. However little has been done to provide a methodology to compare and select from various statistical process ...
    • Statistical comparison of customized and traditional knee implants using Finite Element Analyses 

      Hashmi, Atta-Ur-Rehman (Wichita State University, 2007-07)
      According to the National Center for Health Statistics in 2004 over 478,000 people Underwent Total Knee Replacement surgeries in 2004. The number is rapidly growing due to advances in implant surgeries, knee implants, and ...
    • Statistical process control implementations within the aviation industry 

      Merriman, Roger A. (Wichita State University, 2021-07)
      In 1931, Walter Shewhart introduced his work in statistical process control (SPC) through his book, Economic Control of Quality of Manufactured Product. A common confusion in the use of SPC is that it does not fit every ...
    • Techniques for analyzing customer feedback 

      Begun, Syeda Sayeedunissa (Wichita State University, 2011-05)
      Surveys are an effective way of collecting customer feedback. Open-ended survey questions capture important dimensions of the respondent’s experience. The purpose of this study was to compare the critical incident technique ...