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International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 3848103, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3848103
Research Article

Designing a Test Fixture with DFSS Methodology

Systems Engineering Program, College of Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, USA

Received 31 July 2016; Revised 28 November 2016; Accepted 30 November 2016

Academic Editor: Godfrey C. Onwubolu

Copyright © 2016 Charles G. Kibbe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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