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 Title & Authors
Application of Quality Function Deployment to Ergonomic Design of a Plier
Park, Hee-Sok; Lee, Mi-Ran;
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 Abstract
This study shows a way to develop ergonomic design of a plier through quality function deployment (QFD) approach. User needs for pliers, as well as the engineering characteristics which have influence on the ergonomic quality of pliers were determined from the interviews and questionnaires with various user groups. This information was entered in the house of quality, and the results show that the handle is the most important quality factor. A new model was proposed in which ergonomic and gender aspects were considered. QFD is considered a suitable method especially for the manufacturing and/or design fields where biomechanical or physiological background is not present.
 Keywords
QFD;Ergonomic design;Hand tool;Plier;
 Language
Korean
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