44. Role of Taguchi Methods in Design for Six Sigma

  1. Dr. Genichi Taguchi engineering Executive Director Honorary Member,
  2. Dr. Subir Chowdhury aerospace engineering, industrial management chairman CEO world leader strategist author honorary member honorary doctorate and
  3. Yuin Wu B.S. in chemical engineering professor Executive Director consultant

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470258354.ch44

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

How to Cite

Taguchi, G., Chowdhury, S. and Wu, Y. (2004) Role of Taguchi Methods in Design for Six Sigma, in Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470258354.ch44

Author Information

  1. American Supplier Institute (ASI), USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471413349

Online ISBN: 9780470258354



  • quality engineering – Taguchi methods;
  • quality function deployment;
  • new robust product development process;
  • signal-to-noise ratio;
  • six sigma and robust engineering


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Taguchi Methods as the Foundation of DFSS

  • Aligning the NPD Process with DFSS

  • Technical Benefits of IDDOV

  • Financial Benefits of IDDOV

  • Taming the Intersection of Six Sigma and Robust Engineering

  • Conclusions

  • References