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[We will briefly examine the evolution of industrial strategies for the development of cars and commercial vehicles during the entire historical period from the birth of the car to the present day. We will deal particularly with manufacturing engineering, work analysis and international...
[In industrial compartment, a “standard” is a product or process technical solution exactly defined, successfully tested and usefully repeatable by application.]
[A study of Manufacturing Engineering starts with the product and the elements to be manufactured: element designs and geometrical precisions needed, machining and basic material characteristics, breakdown of work structures for the complete subassembly, etc.]
[By direct labour, we mean the personnel directly involved in the product transformation. In mass production, the activity levels are measured in standard working hours necessary to complete the production plan. In fact, considering the same cost factors, the added value applied to the product...
[By “Plant Manufacturing System”, we mean all the equipment and working means necessary for production. Machine, equipment and tool typologies are different from process to process, as mentioned in Sect. 1.5.]
[Logistics started with military applications, as a function for supplying material and equipment necessary for war missions, getting them to the right place at the right time for an operation’s success, and assuring a connection between the front and back lines of the army. In ancient history,...
[As seen in Chap. 1, industrial policies adopted by carmakers during recent decades have resulted in a higher involvement of suppliers in the development of product and production processes. Referring to the world’s foremost carmakers, we note that their make or buy policies have been...
[Innovations and new technologies applied to new products improve by increasing activity levels and applications, as well as applying criteria for industrial improvement.]
[Let us now reconsider the entire book, underlining correlations between the different sections and providing a final synthesis.]
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