This book covers in detail the various aspects of joining materials to form parts. A conceptual overview of rapid prototyping and layered manufacturing is given, beginning with the fundamentals so that readers can get up to speed quickly.
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This comprehensive resource features contributions from a host of international manufacturing and design experts. Readers will find detailed and clearly written explanations of the entire range of advanced manufacturing processes and technologies as well as practical instructions and technical guidance. More than this, the book also includes hard-to-find technical guidance and application information that can be used on the job to apply these cutting-edge processes and technologies in a real-world setting.
Lean Math features more than 160 thoughtfully organized entries. Ten chapters cover system-oriented math, time, the “-ilities” (availability, repeatability, stability, etc.), work, inventory, performance metrics, basic math and hypothesis testing, measurement, experimentation, and more. Two appendices cover standard work for analyzing data and understanding and dealing with variation.
This is the Instructor’s Guide, which complements Realistic Cost Estimating for Manufacturing, Third Edition . It contains answers to the end-of-chapter review questions. As with previous editions, instructors of cost estimating courses can rely on the book and this Instructor’s Guide to provide a solid foundation for manufacturing engineering courses and programs of study.
Completely updated and revised to reflect the changes and additions made to the Machinery’s Handbook, 30th Edition, the Machinery’s Handbook Guide enables users to maximize the enormous practical value of the invaluable information in the Handbook.
From Realistic Cost Estimating, Third Edition, this is Chapter 1: The Estimating Function
Revised and expanded, the book recognizes the extremely important role estimating is playing in today’s highly competitive global economy. Realistic Cost Estimating for Manufacturing provides a survey of the myriad manufacturing processes and practices and combines this with in-depth explanations and examples of costing methods and tools. A comprehensive, standardized approach to their application is given. Among the manufacturing processes surveyed are: machining, casting, stamping, forging, welding, plastics technology, finishing, and rapid prototyping.
Following in the tradition of its Shingo prize-winning predecessors, Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition gives a clear overview of the structure and tools of the lean production system. Written for the practitioner by a practitioner, it delivers a comprehensive insider's view of lean management.
In this landmark book, Womack and Jones deconstruct this broken producer-consumer model and show businesses how to repair it and make consumers happier and companies more profitable and competitive. Lean Solutions will inspire managers to take the first steps toward giving consumers what they really want.
Readers will get insight into how high-strength, carbon-fiber composites and its related technologies are making inroads into products such as commercial airplane seats and carts, turbine blades, firefighting equipment, trucks, buses, lifting and support devices, and containers. The author shares breakthrough thinking on other potential applications, such as a new lighter than air ship, prototype vehicles, driver health and safety, firefighter safety, and bridge infrastructure safety and health monitoring.