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This book is a guideline for implementation and it is intended for the Lean practitioner looking for a training tool and a guideline that can be used in the work area while improvements are being conducted. It describes how to effectively implement total productive maintenance.
This book is intented for Lean practitioners and facilitators looking for a training tool and guideline that can be used in the work area while improvements are being made. It provides the most visible and detailed approach to Kanban implementation, so that they can see results in a short period.
This book is classified and organised into three major headings: personal effectiveness, leadership, and communication. It focuses on interpersonal management skills and explains what it takes to improve how frontline managers and supervisors communicate and relate to their employees and customers.
This book focuses on the basics of the six sigma methodology. It targets on both manufacturing as well as non-manufacturing organizations and demystifies the Six Sigma methodology. The book addresses the concepts of the Six Sigma philosophy and explains the methodologies involved in it.
This book discusses a system for extending lean manufacturing across the entire supply chain. It is divided into three parts: planning and analysis of the lean extended value stream, implementation of a lean supply chain and sustaining and continuously improving the lean extended value chain.
This book covers the basics of setup reduction and quick changeover and data collection. It outlines the first pass of waste reduction through the implementation of the visual workplace and layout improvements. The book covers two quick changeover concepts: intermediate tooling and one-turn methods.
This book introduces the challenges to apply current methodologies to create a lean office. It describes the system enhancement options that lean practitioner can employ in automating the newly created lean processes and explains each of the seven steps necessary for creating a lean office.
This book describes how to effectively implement cell manufacturing. It covers the eight Wastes of Lean and the six Lean metrics that are recommended in each implementation and a description of what cell manufacturing is and its application to improving operational processes.
This book addresses key questions about the materials used for the wind instruments of classical symphony orchestra such as flutes, clarinets, saxophones, oboes, bassoons and pipe organs. The content of this book is structured into four parts.Part 1- Description of materials for wind instruments deals with wood species and materials for reeds used for making clarinet, oboe and bassoon- and, with metallic materials and alloys for - horn, trumpet, trombone, etc. Auxiliary materials associated with the manufacturing of wind instruments are felt, cork, leather and parchment. Part 2- Basic acoustics of wind instruments, in which are presented succinctly, some pertinent aspects related to the physics of the resonant air column. An important aspect discussed is related to the effect of wall material on the vibration modes of the walls of wind instruments. The methods for measuring the acoustical properties of wind instruments are presented. Part 3- Manufacturing of wind instruments, describes the technology used in manufacturing metallic tubes and pipes made of wood. Part 4 - The durability and degradation of materials addresses data about methods for cleaning wind instruments, studies factors producing degradation of organ pipes, describes methods of conservation and restoration of brass instruments and of historical pipe organs. Finally, the properties of marble are described, being the only one nondegradable and sustainable material used for pipes for organs.
Existing ERP systems are being used to support an increasing amount of critical e-business initiatives, even though this is far from their original purpose. While ERP can form a foundation for successfully meeting e-business needs, future success will be derived not only from a firm, supportive foundation, but from a solid e-business superstructure that guides your company through a value chain that has grown longer and more complex. ERP Optimization provides a technology-centric approach to leading your company through an e-transformation. It shows you how to leverage current investments in information systems while minimizing disruptions to the core business of the enterprise. Written in a business vernacular, the book effectively bridges the gap between technology and business strategy. The author takes you through the process of defining e-business goals and accessing and maximizing current systems capabilities. She details the steps required to assume a leadership position within an integrated business community and demonstrates how to support secure information exchanges with customer, suppliers,and partners. ERP alone is not enough to secure and maintain a superior position in today's economy, but it can provide the backbone and infrastructure of enterprise applications that are the necessary, essential prerequisites to conducting e-business. Whether you are an executive today, or hope to be one in the future, ERP Optimization gives you the tools to lead your organization successfully into the e-business world.
Modern Machining Technology: Advanced, Hybrid, Micro Machining and Super Finishing Technology explores complex and precise components with challenging shapes that are increasing in demand in industry. As the first book to cover all major technologies in this field, readers will find the latest technical developments and research in one place, allowing for easy comparison of specifications. Technologies covered include mechanical, thermal, chemical, micro and hybrid machining processes, as well as the latest advanced finishing technologies. Each topic is accompanied by a basic overview, examples of typical applications and studies of performance criteria. In addition, readers will find comparative advantages, model questions and solutions.
This book provides detailed step-by-step guidelines on how to properly implement 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Scrub, Standardize, Sustain) and the visual workplace. It is ideal for Lean practitioners and facilitators looking for a training tool and a guideline that can be used in the work area.