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9 December 1983 Adapting Design, Manufacture And Procurement To Quantity
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Proceedings Volume 0406, Optical Specifications: Components and Systems; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935668
Event: 1983 Technical Symposium East, 1983, Arlington, United States
Abstract
Those of us who design things like to believe that the goal of design engineering is to produce the best product for a given cost. Others, less enlightened, might imply that our goal is to design an acceptable product at the lowest cost. However we approach it, few would disagree that cost/performance trade-offs play a crucial role in design engineering. We will explore how production quantity affects these trade-offs and thus the way we go about designing, specifying, purchasing and/or manufacturing optics.
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Richard F. Weeks "Adapting Design, Manufacture And Procurement To Quantity", Proc. SPIE 0406, Optical Specifications: Components and Systems, (9 December 1983); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935668
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