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Analysis of energy use and carbon emissions from automobile manufacturing
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
In this thesis, we study the energy use and emissions arising from automobile manufacturing. The automobile manufacturing sector is the 11th largest industrial sector globally in terms of energy use and emissions. The IPCC ...
Lean manufacturing in a mass customization plant : inventory correction and shortage measurement
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
This thesis documents the application of the principles of lean manufacturing and supply chain planning at Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates. The company's products are highly customizable, and the production ...