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  • Genta, John (John Anthony) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Set-based design (SBD) is a relatively new complex product development method. Its use has been well researched in the automotive and aerospace industries and, although it requires an upfront investment in resources, it ...
  • Powers, Roxane (Roxane Bloodworth) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Since the early 2000's, the US Navy has endeavored to decrease the Total Ownership Cost (TOC) of their ships through a decrease in Operating and Support costs. This led to a large-scale effort by ship program managers to ...
  • Buelsing, Michael T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The quality of Caterpillar's welds is becoming increasingly important as their equipment is made leaner with the goals of increased performance, lighter weight and lower unit cost. Due to the inherently variable nature of ...
  • Ezolino, Juan Stefano (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The Widget' industry has changed significantly over the last 20 years. Although Company A benefited from their historically strong market position for a long time, the market share of widgets has, at this point, been evenly ...
  • Haidar, Samer, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis presents an optimization framework to model the trade-offs in strategic supply chain decision-making for a new product introduction in a real-world setting. The focus of the thesis is on a consumer medical ...
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