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Cellular Manufacturing

Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty, 1st Edition

By John X. Wang

CRC Press

223 pages

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In today's business world, competitiveness defines the industrial leading edge. Organizations and businesses of all sizes are adopting Lean manufacturing practices to increase efficiency and address worries about their bottom lines. In a detailed review of this staple of Lean manufacturing, Cellular Manufacturing: Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty ou

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Sequence-Based Cellular Manufacturing. The Time-Based Cellular Manufacturing. The Bottom Line-Based Cellular Manufacturing. Performance Evaluation of Cellular Manufacturing Systems. Robust Design of Cellular Manufacturing Systems. Statistical Engineering of Cellular Manufacturing Systems. Integration of Functional And Cellular Layouts.

About the Author

Dr. John X. Wang is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of the Lean Six Sigma Institute of Technology, directing the deployment of lean manufacturing. As a leading expert in reliability engineering, Lean Six Sigma, and Green Electronics Manufacturing, he has taught courses at Panduit Corp., Maytag Corp., Visteon Corp., General Electric Edison Programs, and General Electric - Gannon University Co-Op Graduate Programs. Dr. Wang has served as Principal Systems Engineer at Raytheon Company (where he led projects related to lead-free electronics reliability), as Principal Systems Engineer at Rockwell Collins (where he led projects related to avionics safety and reliability), as Reliability Engineering and Design for Six Sigma manager at Maytag (where he led reliability engineering best practices and Design for Lean Six Sigma training), as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt certified by Visteon (where he led Design for Six Sigma training programs), and as a Sr. Staff Reliability Engineer and Six Sigma Black Belt certified by General Electric (where he led Design for Six Sigma projects and Finite Element Modeling for Reliability Engineering).

Dr. Wang has authored and co-authored five engineering books and numerous professional publications on Lean manufacturing, business communication, decision making under uncertainty, risk engineering and management, Six Sigma, and systems engineering. Having taught engineering and professional courses at Gannon University and National Technological University, he has been speaking and presenting at various international and national engineering conferences, symposia, professional meetings, seminars, and workshops. Dr. Wang is an American Society for Quality Certified Reliability Engineer and an International Quality Federation Certified Master Black Belt. He received a B.A. (1985) and M.S. (1987) from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; and a Ph.D. (1995) from the University of Maryland at College Park. Having authored pub

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control