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Process, procedure, or service variable that can be tuned or adjust to any given process, procedure, or service characteristics.

Parameters can also be referred to as control variables or adjustment knobs.

Some examples of parameters could be the diameter of a ringed part, the length and width of a bar of gold, how much air to put into the tires of any vehicle, etc.

In any six sigma plan make sure your parameters can meet or exceed the 4.5 sigma design margin.

Also see Parameter Design, Design Review, MDR, (Manufacturing Design Review), PDR, (Prototype Design Review), PPDR, (Post Production Design Review), and Design Margin - Statistical Tolerance Part 2.

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