Revised and updated introduction, useful as a reference source for engineers and managers or as a text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in technical colleges and universities. Includes end-of-chapter questions (an answer book is provided for teachers). Annotation copyright Book New
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- 1 Cost Estimating -- 2 Product Manufacturability -- 3 Preproduction Planning -- 4 Work Measurement and Standards -- 5 Capital Equipment and Facilities -- 6 Special Processes -- 7 Tooling -- 8 Methods and Detailed Work Planning -- 9 Mechanization and Automatic Assembly -- 10 Manufacturing Engineering Systems -- 11 Manufacturing Research and Development -- Appendix A: Mathematics and Theory of Learning Curves -- Appendix B: Manufacturing Engineering Terminology -- Appendix C: Manufacturing Engineering Data Tables -- Index.
John P. Tanner is President of John P. Tanner & Associates, Consulting Engineers in Orlando, Florida, and Adjunct Professor of Engineering Technology at the University of Central Florida, College of Engineering, Orlando. He is known for his work in production line planning for the high volume assembly and test of the Dragon anti-tank missile and for the production of commercial power supplies for point-of-sale terminals. A member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Mr. Tanner received the B.B.A. degree (1951) in economics and B.S. degree (1954) in industrial engineering from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, and M.B.A. degree (1965) in management from Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida.