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Challenges in the Better, Faster, Cheaper Era of Aeronautical Design, Engineering and Manufacturing
Starting in the 1990s, the aerospace industry was challenged to produce products and systems Better, faster, Cheaper. In this paper, we examine some of the underlying reasons for BFC and offer some thoughts to help frame ...
Manufacturing Change at the John Deere Harvester Works: Report on the Visit of the Ad Hoc Lean Aircraft Initiative Team, June 7, 1994
On June 7, 1994, an Ad Hoc team from LAI visited John Deere to conduct an informal benchmark of John Deere's successful change to Leaner Manufacturing. This report summarizes the results of that trip, as well as summarizing ...
Axiomatic Deisgn of Manufacturing Systems
This paper introduces the use of axiomatic design in the design of manufacturing systems. The two primary functional requirements of any manufacturing system are developed. These functional requirements are then used to ...