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The Software Factory: Integrating CASE Technologies to Improve Productivity
This report addresses the use of computer-aided software engineering (CASE) technology for the development of aircraft software. Real-time embedded software is becoming the key to implementing avionic systems functionality ...
Understanding Lean Manufacturing According to Axiomatic Design Principles
The design and evaluation of manufacturing system design is the subject of this paper. Though much attention has been given to the design of manufacturing systems, in practice most efforts still remain empirically-based. ...
Labor Support Survey Summary Report
One of the main cost drivers in the defense aerospace industry is overhead personnel. Traditionally, labor support ratios have been used as an efficiency measure and to control overhead levels. More recently, several ...
Axiomatic Design 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 used to analyze ...
Factory Flow Benchmarking Report
The Lean Aircraft Initiative benchmarked representative part fabrications and some assembly operations within its member companies of the defense aircraft industry. This paper reports the results of this benchmarking ...