Design Verification Testing (DVT) is one of the stage-gate processes for developing a product. The DVT stage verifies that the engineering drawings, if followed correctly, will produce a product that will meet the product requirements. In short, a DVT proves the design “works” where “works” = meets the requirements.
A DVT is important for several reasons:
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