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Advanced Product Quality Planning: The Road to Success

1st Edition, December 10, 2018

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ISBN: 9780429684609
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  • Revision: 1st Edition, December 10, 2018
  • Published Date: December 10, 2018
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CRC Press (CRC)
  • Page Count: 289
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This book defines, develops, and examines the foundations of the APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) methodology. It explains in detail the five phases, and it relates its significance to national, international, and customer specific standards. It also includes additional information on the PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), Risk, Warranty, GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing), and the role of leadership as they apply to the continual improvement process of any organization.


Defines and explains the five stages of APQP in detail

Identifies and zeroes in on the critical steps of the APQP methodology

Covers the issue of risk as it is defined in the ISO 9001, IATF 16949, the pending VDA, and the OEM requirements

Presents the role of leadership and management in the APQP methodology

Summarizes all of the change requirements of the IATF standard

Author: D. H. Stamatis