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Joshua Vaughan
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Negative Correlation
Strong Negative Correlation

Objective Is To Minimize
Objective Is To Maximize
Objective Is To Hit Target

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5.8

10.0

28.2/30g average extraction rate

5.8

10.0

Initial build <$10,000

4.0

7.0

Production build less expensive

3.5

6.0

Operate on standard AC power

5.2

9.0

Can disassemble for cleaning

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8.0

Easy disassembly for cleaning

4.6

8.0

Easy reassembly after cleaning

3.5

6.0

Minimal training for basic operation

4.0

7.0

Minimal human interaction during extraction

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Competitive Analysis
(0=Worst, 5=Best)

Number of actuators

Number of sensors

Competitor 2

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Competitor 1

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Our Company

Energy Consumption

% of Off-the-shelf Parts

Number of Total Parts

Size of Parts that Need Cleaning

Yield per day

Total Structure Volume

Weekly Output

1000 tubes per day average output

Main Structure Volume

Per Day Output

10.0

Maximum dB levels

Weight / Importance

Relative Weight

Max Relationship Value in Row

Row #

5.8

Competitor 3
Competitor 4
Competitor 5

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2.9

5.0

Noise at standard lab levels

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3.5

6.0

Final collection into 5 gallon buckets

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4.6

8.0

Operable by a single person

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4.6

8.0

Only supervisory work is needed

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2.9

5.0

Manual start of each extraction process

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2.3

4.0

Integrated scale

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2.3

4.0

Integrated logging and tracking of extraction rates

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2.3

4.0

Prominent E-stop

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4.6

8.0

High-risk areas are guarded for safety

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2.3

4.0

Notifies user of current condition

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4.0

7.0

Some indication of correct loading

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4.6

8.0

Fit into 10x10x10 ft area

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3.5

6.0

Minimal pre-setup (tube prep, etc) time

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3.5

6.0

Minimal setup time

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5.2

9.0

Safe failure modes

30s per tube average

> 28.2/30g per tube

>5000 Tubes

>1000 Tubes

Target or Limit Value

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Quality Characteristics
(a.k.a. "Functional
Requirements" or "Hows")

Demanded Quality
(a.k.a. "Customer
Requirements" or
"Whats")

Interface Screen Size

Column #
Direction of Improvement:
Minimize (), Maximize (), or Target (x)

Competitor 5

Competitor 4

Competitor 3

Competitor 2

Positive Correlation

Competitor 1

Extraction Frame Strength

Frame Material Strength

Weak Relationship
Strong Positive Correlation

Controller Precision

Extraction Cycle Time

Speed of Extraction

Strong Relationship
Moderate Relationship

Force Generated by Extraction Mechanism

Our Company

Legend

Number of Steps to Initiate Extraction

Notes:

Professional Arts Pharmacy UL Lafayette Tube Evacuation Automat

Number of Steps to Load

Date:

Number of Parts that Need Cleaning

Title:
Author:

Difficulty
(0=Easy to Accomplish, 10=Extremely Difficult)
Max Relationship Value in Column

Weight / Importance

196.5

189.6

189.6

39.3

124.3

117.3

204.6

148.6

283.2

197.7

149.1

204.6

103.5

249.1

200.6

264.7

94.8

155.5

172.3

293.6

143.9

143.9

5.1

4.9

4.9

1.0

3.2

3.0

5.3

3.8

7.3

5.1

3.9

5.3

2.7

6.4

5.2

6.8

2.5

4.0

4.5

7.6

3.7

3.7

Relative Weight

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Strong Relationship

Moderate Relationship

Weak Relationship

Strong Positive Correlation


Positive Correlation
Negative Correlation
Strong Negative Correlation
Objective Is To Minimize
Objective Is To Maximize
Objective Is To Hit Target
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Weight / Importance

Quality Characteristics
(a.k.a. "Functional
Requirements" or "Hows")

Relative Weight

Max Relationship Value in Row

Row #

Column #
Direction of Improvement:
Minimize (), Maximize (), or Target (x)

Demanded Quality
(a.k.a. "Customer
Requirements" or
"Whats")

5.1

196.5 Per Day Output

4.9

189.6 Weekly Output

4.9

189.6 Yield per day

1.0

39.3

3.2

124.3 Main Structure Volume

3.0

117.3 Total Structure Volume

5.3

204.6 Energy Consumption

3.8

148.6 Number of actuators

7.3

283.2 Number of sensors

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5.1

197.7 Number of Parts that Need Cleaning

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3.9

149.1 Size of Parts that Need Cleaning

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5.3

204.6 Number of Total Parts

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2.7

103.5 % of Off-the-shelf Parts

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6.4

249.1 Number of Steps to Load

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5.2

200.6 Number of Steps to Initiate Extraction

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6.8

264.7 Interface Screen Size

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2.5

94.8

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4.0

155.5 Speed of Extraction

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4.5

172.3 Extraction Cycle Time

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7.6

293.6 Controller Precision

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3.7

143.9 Frame Material Strength

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3.7

143.9 Extraction Frame Strength

Maximum dB levels

Force Generated by Extraction Mechanism

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Target or Limit Value

Difficulty
(0=Easy to Accomplish, 10=Extremely Difficult)
Max Relationship Value in Column
Weight / Importance
Relative Weight

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Strong Relationship

Moderate Relationship

Weak Relationship

Strong Positive Correlation


Positive Correlation
Negative Correlation
Strong Negative Correlation
Objective Is To Minimize
Objective Is To Maximize
Objective Is To Hit Target
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Weight / Importance

Quality Characteristics
(a.k.a. "Functional
Requirements" or "Hows")

Relative Weight

Max Relationship Value in Row

Row #

Column #
Direction of Improvement:
Minimize (), Maximize (), or Target (x)

Demanded Quality
(a.k.a. "Customer
Requirements" or
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Strong Relationship

Moderate Relationship

Weak Relationship

Strong Positive Correlation


Positive Correlation
Negative Correlation
Strong Negative Correlation
Objective Is To Minimize
Objective Is To Maximize
Objective Is To Hit Target
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Quality Characteristics
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Relative Weight

Max Relationship Value in Row

Row #

Column #
Direction of Improvement:
Minimize (), Maximize (), or Target (x)

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(a.k.a. "Customer
Requirements" or
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Difficulty
(0=Easy to Accomplish, 10=Extremely Difficult)
Max Relationship Value in Column
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