5. Development of Quality Engineering in Japan

  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.ch5

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

How to Cite

Taguchi, G., Chowdhury, S. and Wu, Y. (2004) Development of Quality Engineering in Japan, in Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470258354.ch5

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 origin;
  • customer satisfaction;
  • ANOVA (analysis of variance);
  • stimulation application;
  • stabilize variability


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Origin of Quality Engineering

  • Conceptual Transition of the SN Ratio and Establishment of Quality Engineering

  • On-line Quality Engineering and Loss Function

  • SN Ratio in Machining

  • Evaluation Method Using Electric Power in Machining

  • SN Ratio of Transformability

  • SN Ratio in Electric Characteristics

  • Chemical Reaction and Pharmacy

  • Development of the Mahalanobis-Taguchi System

  • Application of Simulation

  • Summary

  • References