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the testing of a product design by engineers, after they have added the needed technical specifications
product engineering
a production control system by which quality is maintained through inspections, machine improvements, ect.
quality control
the design of machines, workstations, and processes sucha s to maximize the productivity of the worker-machine relationship
human engineering (ergonomics)
all activities associated with purchasing facilities, materials, equipment, and services in the required quantity and quality and at proper times so as to meet marketing goals at the lowest cost
the use of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (laser) for fusing edges
laser beam welding
the process of balancing the costs associated with various inventroy levels so as to minimize total costs
inventory control
the regulation of the flow of materials and parts through the processing and assembly areas
production control
running many different sets of input and process variables through the model of a system or process in order to observe resulting outcomes
a decision-making condition in which all factors and outcomes areknown to the decision maker
sketches, models, and proposed plans for manufacturing a product
product design
an analysis of costs, prices, and profits which shows how alternative prices affect a firm;s profit position
a means of accessing the quality of an entire batch based on the inspection of a sample from that batch
acceptance sampling
time required, including machine and assembly-line setup, to design and engineer mass-produced products
lead time
purchase price plus transportation and other costs of delivery
a type of bonding in whick the edges of the parts to be joined are melted, allowing the molten material to flow between them
fusion bonding
set of operations needed to change raw materials into finished products (casting, forming, separating, assembly, conditioning, finishing)
material processing
the basic input-output system consisting of input, transformation, output and feedback components designed and managed to transform various inputs into goods and/or services
operating system
any characteristics of a material that can be changed by conditioning
mechanical property
the process of planning, organizing, and controlling operations to reach stated objectives with efficiency and effectiveness
operations management
the physical layout of an operation done in such a way within a facility that the location of the workstations optimizes the flow of work
facility layout