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Design-to-cost for MMW/IR dual sensors
Author(s): G. Keith Huddleston
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Paper Abstract

A methodology for implementing cost as a design requirement is described using design-for-assembly, process capability, Gaussian statistics, and improvement curves. The application of the method to the design of a millimeter wave transceiver in a radar-guided missile is presented. A cost savings of over 30% relative to a baseline design is documented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 June 1997
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3062, Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation III, (20 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.276668
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G. Keith Huddleston, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3062:
Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation III
Wendell R. Watkins; Dieter Clement, Editor(s)

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