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Other manufacturing technologies

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Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Materials for Additive Manufacturing covers the materials utilized in the additive manufacturing field, including polymers, metals, alloys and ceramic materials. A conceptual overview of the preparation and characterization of the materials and their processing is given, beginning with theoretical aspects that help readers better understand fundamental concepts. Emerging applications in medicine, aerospace, automotive, artwork and rapid manufacturing are also discussed. This book provides a comprehensive overview of materials, along with rapid prototyping technologies.

Lean and Green Supply Chains

Lean and Green Supply Chains

Author: Michael Mutingi Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

This book presents hybrid value stream mapping tools for developing Lean and green supply chains. The tools incorporate green and Lean concepts that can assist supply chain decision makers to simultaneously minimize wastes, costs, environmental damage, and energy and material usage In addition, it provides a new integrated approach for evaluating supply chain performance from both green and Lean perspectives. As supply chain stakeholders increasingly become aware of the need to simultaneously address economic, environmental, and energy usage issues, it is essential to formulate performance objectives based on these issues. To achieve these objectives, the book provides tools and techniques for value stream mapping the supply chain. Suggested tools, such as green lean process mapping, quality filter mapping, energy value stream mapping, and supply chain response matrix can assist supply chain decision makers to simultaneously achieve green and Lean objectives centered on minimizing wastes, costs, environmental damage, as well as energy and material usage. The book is divided into three parts. Part I presents recent concepts of green and Lean paradigms, as well as green Lean performance in supply chain systems. Part II presents parallel and integrated green Lean models, based on the triple bottom line (also known as the 3E bottom line) perspective, covering aspects related to the economy, the environment, and energy and material usage. Part III presents and explains a range of tools and techniques, where Leanness and greenness are emphasized from a common view point. A compendium of Lean green value stream mapping tools are presented and illustrated using succinct procedures, flowcharts and examples.

Shingo on Shingo

Shingo on Shingo

Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Shigeo Shingo was the foremost Lean methods authority and documenter. His books were the first analyses of the Toyota Production System.The Shingo Prize, which is administered by the Shingo Institute, was established in 1988 and endorsed by Dr. Shingo.The Shingo Prize is a global program that acknowledges enterprises that excel in Lean culture, systems, and results. The model upon which the Shingo Prize is based, as well as its guiding principle and identification of related insights of enterprise excellence (namely that ideal results require ideal behavior, beliefs and systems drive behavior, and principles inform ideal behaviors) have evolved from Shingo's texts and anlyses of excellence.

Shop Floor Management for Supervisors and Managers

Shop Floor Management for Supervisors and Managers

This book outlines the Lean tools needed on the front lines including visual management tools, Gemba walks, standard work, time analysis, kanban, 5S and more. The authors use engaging stories and case studies to demonstrate the effectiveness of shop floor management.

Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes

Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes

Author: Kanak Kalita Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2020

All machining process are dependent on a number of inherent process parameters. It is of the utmost importance to find suitable combinations to all the process parameters so that the desired output response is optimized. While doing so may be nearly impossible or too expensive by carrying out experiments at all possible combinations, it may be done quickly and efficiently by using computational intelligence techniques. Due to the versatile nature of computational intelligence techniques, they can be used at different phases of the machining process design and optimization process. While powerful machine-learning methods like gene expression programming (GEP), artificial neural network (ANN), support vector regression (SVM), and more can be used at an early phase of the design and optimization process to act as predictive models for the actual experiments, other metaheuristics-based methods like cuckoo search, ant colony optimization, particle swarm optimization, and others can be used to optimize these predictive models to find the optimal process parameter combination. These machining and optimization processes are the future of manufacturing. Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes contains the latest research on the application of state-of-the-art computational intelligence techniques from both predictive modeling and optimization viewpoint in both soft computing approaches and machining processes. The chapters provide solutions applicable to machining or manufacturing process problems and for optimizing the problems involved in other areas of mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering, making it a valuable reference tool. This book is addressed to engineers, scientists, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the potential of recently developed powerful computational intelligence techniques towards improving the performance of machining processes.

Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes

Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes

Author: Kanak Kalita Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2020

All machining process are dependent on a number of inherent process parameters. It is of the utmost importance to find suitable combinations to all the process parameters so that the desired output response is optimized. While doing so may be nearly impossible or too expensive by carrying out experiments at all possible combinations, it may be done quickly and efficiently by using computational intelligence techniques. Due to the versatile nature of computational intelligence techniques, they can be used at different phases of the machining process design and optimization process. While powerful machine-learning methods like gene expression programming (GEP), artificial neural network (ANN), support vector regression (SVM), and more can be used at an early phase of the design and optimization process to act as predictive models for the actual experiments, other metaheuristics-based methods like cuckoo search, ant colony optimization, particle swarm optimization, and others can be used to optimize these predictive models to find the optimal process parameter combination. These machining and optimization processes are the future of manufacturing. Data-Driven Optimization of Manufacturing Processes contains the latest research on the application of state-of-the-art computational intelligence techniques from both predictive modeling and optimization viewpoint in both soft computing approaches and machining processes. The chapters provide solutions applicable to machining or manufacturing process problems and for optimizing the problems involved in other areas of mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering, making it a valuable reference tool. This book is addressed to engineers, scientists, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the potential of recently developed powerful computational intelligence techniques towards improving the performance of machining processes.

Harnessing Digital Disruption

Harnessing Digital Disruption

Author: Pascal (Lean Pathways Inc., Toronto, Canada) Dennis, Laurent Simon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2020

Our world has changed, probably for good. Until now, the shift from brick-and-mortar to the smartphone has been about service, cost and convenience. Now, it's also a matter of public health. How do we win this uncertain new game? How do we prosper in a digital world? In a cool, readable style Harnessing Digital Disruption: How Companies Win with Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean Startup tells the story of a major multi-national organization facing digital disruption and looming irrelevance. In a compelling novel format, the book demonstrates how to harness the power of digital technology, methods and thinking on the path to revival and prosperity. It illustrates the situations, characters, and blockers you'll likely face as you progress through your journey. The setting is Singapore and the heady world of international banking, but the prescription, methods and lessons apply equally to manufacturers, utilities, hospitals, insurers, and government agencies. You will learn how to: * Develop your Digital Transformation strategy and Innovation Portfolio * Reform customer journeys, launch new digital offerings and validate new beta businesses * Develop senior leader digital literacy, and understanding of growth leadership * De-risk your journey using a proven overall approach based on proven principles * Cultivate a network of pragmatic entrepreneurs practicing a structured scalable innovation process This book offers clear and compelling guidance on what it takes to transform your organization for a digital world. Each chapter includes Study Questions to facilitate learning and discussion in workshop and classroom settings. .

Harnessing Digital Disruption

Harnessing Digital Disruption

Author: Pascal (Lean Pathways Inc., Toronto, Canada) Dennis, Laurent Simon Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/12/2020

Our world has changed, probably for good. Until now, the shift from brick-and-mortar to the smartphone has been about service, cost and convenience. Now, it's also a matter of public health. How do we win this uncertain new game? How do we prosper in a digital world? In a cool, readable style Harnessing Digital Disruption: How Companies Win with Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean Startup tells the story of a major multi-national organization facing digital disruption and looming irrelevance. In a compelling novel format, the book demonstrates how to harness the power of digital technology, methods and thinking on the path to revival and prosperity. It illustrates the situations, characters, and blockers you'll likely face as you progress through your journey. The setting is Singapore and the heady world of international banking, but the prescription, methods and lessons apply equally to manufacturers, utilities, hospitals, insurers, and government agencies. You will learn how to: * Develop your Digital Transformation strategy and Innovation Portfolio * Reform customer journeys, launch new digital offerings and validate new beta businesses * Develop senior leader digital literacy, and understanding of growth leadership * De-risk your journey using a proven overall approach based on proven principles * Cultivate a network of pragmatic entrepreneurs practicing a structured scalable innovation process This book offers clear and compelling guidance on what it takes to transform your organization for a digital world. Each chapter includes Study Questions to facilitate learning and discussion in workshop and classroom settings. .

Industry 4.0 - Shaping The Future of The Digital World

Industry 4.0 - Shaping The Future of The Digital World

Author: Paulo Jorge (The University of Manchester, UK) da Silva Bartolo Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/10/2020

The City of Manchester, once the birthplace of the 1st Industrial Revolution, is today a pioneering hub of the 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), offering Industry 4.0 solutions in advanced materials, engineering, healthcare and social sciences. Indeed, the creation of some of the city's greatest academic institutions was a direct outcome of the industrial revolution, so it was something of a homecoming that the Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M) Conference was hosted by The University of Manchester in 2019. The conference was jointly organised by The University of Manchester, The University of Lisbon and The Polytechnic of Leiria - the latter two bringing in a wealth of expertise in how Industry 4.0 manifests itself in the context of sustainably evolving, deeply-rooted cities. S2M-2019 instigated the development of 61 papers selected for publication in this book on areas of Smart Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing and Virtual Prototyping, Materials for Healthcare Applications and Circular Economy, Design Education, and Urban Spaces.

Design of Machine Tools

Design of Machine Tools

Author: S.K. Basu, D.K. Pal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

Lean Epiphanies

Lean Epiphanies

Author: Gary Conner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2020

It should not be surprising that the application of world-class manufacturing techniques is even more critical to company survival than it was even a decade ago. In Lean Epiphanies, lean expert and Shing Prize winning author Gary Conner relates inspirational stories of the places he has been, the companies he has worked with, and the people he has met in his Lean Enterprise Training consultancy over the course of the last 20 years. Conner's experience conducting hundreds of continuous improvement events involving thousands of team members led to his writing this fun, easy-to-read collection of short stories. Readers will find the conversational style refreshing and the insights transformative and encouraging in their own continuous improvement efforts. Each short story relates an Aha! moment that teaches something new. Lean newcomers and seasoned practitioners alike will learn through Conner's compelling insights into human nature, company culture, leadership, and what it takes for business success in the changing dynamics of the new world economy.

When Worlds Collide in Manufacturing Operations

When Worlds Collide in Manufacturing Operations

Author: Charlie Gifford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2020

Book 2.0 is the second collection of public methodology white papers from the ISA-95/MESA Best Practices Working Group. The methodology white papers focus on applying the ISA-95 standards to accelerate the adoption of Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) systems and the Manufacturing 2.0 Architecture (Mfg 2.0) approach. There is a focus on how to build a Manufacturing Transformation Strategy where manufacturers discover that using MOM systems combined with continuous improvement methods dramatically accelerate transformation and time-to-benefit. The business benefits from optimizing operations are realized by structuring plant workflows in ISA-95 models as a common definition foundation for Mfg 2.0 architecture. This enforces effective data structure, definition, integrity and governance across manufacturing applications. Book 2.0 explains how to implement ISA-95 workflow applications in Mfg 2.0 to execute operations tasks through the MOM and physical process levels while coordinating them to streamline plant operations and align those operations with ever-changing supply chain processes.