Such proliferation and expansion have led to a string of new terms such as
Design for Manufacturability, Design for ... “Design for X” has been devised as an
umbrella for these terms and DFX for their acronyms (Gatenby and Foo, 1990,
Author: Charles M. Eastman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Bringing together the expertise of worldwide authorities in the field, Design for X is the first comprehensive book to offer systematic and structured coverage of contemporary and concurrent product development techniques. It features over fifteen techniques, including: design for manufacture and assembly; design for distribution; design for quality; and design for the environment. Alternative approaches and common elements are discussed and critical issues such as integration and tradeoff are explored.