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Lecture+1a+-+Introduction - Manufacturing Overview...

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Unformatted text preview: Manufacturing Overview Manufacturing Overview Lecture 1.a ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Dr. Jaime Camelio January 19 th , 2010 Review Syllabus Discuss Course Expectations Check Course Webpage Importance of Manufacturing Historical Developments in Manufacturing Current Issues in Manufacturing ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010 Outline Outline ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010 Syllabus Syllabus ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010 Course Webpage: Course Webpage: Scholar Scholar http://learn.vt.edu http://learn.vt.edu Manufacturing is the process of converting raw materials into products using a variety of processes and methods Agricultural Age … to 18 th Century Industrial Age 18 th – 20 th Century Information Age ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010 What is manufacturing? What is manufacturing? Information Age 21 st Century to … ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010 Range of Materials & Processes in a Product Range of Materials & Processes in a Product Model 8430 tractor, with detailed illustration of its diesel engine, showing the variety of materials and processes incorporated. Source: Courtesy of John Deere Company. Higher Standard of Living ◦ Ability to increase productivity ◦ Lower cost of goods and services Better Quality Goods and Services Competition increases quality ◦ Competition increases quality Concern for the Environment ◦ Recycling and concern for air and water quality Improved Working Conditions ◦ Better job design and employee participation ISE 2204 – Introduction to Manufacturing Processes – Spring 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course ISE 2204 taught by Professor Rhsturges during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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