Design For Environment, Manufacture And Assembly

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School of Engineering TDS Appliances Ltd MNFG413 Design for Environment, Manufacture and Assembly: 2016 Assignment 2: Design for Manufacture and Assembly SHUO WANG 201089902 Summary of DFE output from Ass. 1 (15%)*, DFE aims to reduce the environmental impacts associated with products. In theory, this encompasses all the processes which occur during the lifetime of the product, starting with the extraction of raw materials needed for parts of the product and ending with the final disposal in landfills or through incineration. In between, a huge number of processes take place even with the simplest of products, from refining the materials to production of parts, assembly, packaging, distribution, use by the customer, possibly recycling, etc. In my opinion, Design for Environment (DFE) methods and tools are umbrella term describing techniques used to incorporate an environmental component into products and services before they enter the production phase. In recent years, Design for Environment (DFE) has become more and more important for companies. DFE seeks to find product innovations that will meet cost and performance objectives while reducing pollution and waste throughout the lifecycle. In recent years, there has been a trend towards the rapid development of DFE methods and tools. In the process of DFE analysis, it uses four methods to analyse the design of coffeemaker, it includes MET, BIRCH, MACDONALD SMITH and LUTTROP. Based on MET method,we can
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