Concurrent Engineering

Course Outline

Overview

This course explores Concurrent (Simultaneous) Engineering principles and methods.

Recommended Attendees

Cross-functional groups from Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, and Purchasing

Pre-Requisites

None

Course Length

24 Hours

Outline
  • Introduction and Benefits
  • Concurrent Engineering (CE)
  • The Traditional Approach
  • Concurrent Engineering Teams
  • The Ten Essentials of CE
  • Manufacturability
  • Reliability
  • Maintainability / Serviceability
  • Factory Considerations
  • Marketing Considerations
  • Testability
  • Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA)
  • DFMA Principles
  • Use of Problem Solving Tools
  • DFMA and Tolerancing
  • DFMA Examples
  • Process Matching & DFMA
  • DFMA Case Studies