Designing for quality in automotive electronics

Prengler, Adam; John, Nathan
March 2006
Portable Design;Mar2006, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p18
The article discusses the AEC-Q100 created by the Automotive Electronics Council. The standard aims to provide a consistent framework for creation of a quality system. It defines the necessary steps for supplier qualification of products to address the high expectations of consumers. Representatives from major automotive manufacturers and their suppliers helped in the development of the system. This allows for consolidation of quality requirements based on understanding potential failures and underlying causes. The policies and procedures is a part of the guide to building a quality system and products with zero defects.


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