Lean Assembly: The Nuts and Bolts of Making Assemb

Brand: CRC Press
Product Code: 9781563272639
Author: Michel Baudin
ISBN-13: 9781563272639
Publishing Date: Oct-02
Book Edition: 1at
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With examples drawn from aerospace, electronics, household appliance, personal products, and automotive industries, Lean Assembly covers the engineering of assembly operations through:

  • Characterizing the demand in terms of volume by product and product family, component consumption, seasonal variability and life cycle.
  • Matching the physical structure of the shop floor to the demand with the goal of approaching takt-driven production as closely as possible.
  • Working out the details of assembly tasks station by station, including station sizing, tooling, fixturing, operator instructions, part presentation, conveyance between stations, and the geometry of assembly lines as a whole.
  • Incorporating mistake-proofing, successive inspection, and test operations for quality assurance.

    Lean Assembly differs from most other books on lean manufacturing in that it focuses on technical content as a driver for implementation methods. The emphasis is on exactly what should be done. This book should be the "dog-eared" and "penciled-in" resource on every assembly engineer's desk.

 

PART A: Analysis Techniques

  • Chapter 1: Key issues of assembly operations
  • Chapter 2: Product quantity analysis
  • Chapter 3: Trend and seasonality analysis
  • Chapter 4: Takt time and capacity

PART B: Assembly Concepts

  • Chapter 5: Visualizing the assembly process
  • Chapter 6: The concept of the assembly line
  • Chapter 7: Collecting assembly time data
  • Chapter 8: Line balancing

PART C: Detailed Design

  • Chapter 9: Assembly station sizing
  • Chapter 10: Detailed design of assembly stations
  • Chapter 11: Part presentation
  • Chapter 12: Conveyance between stations
  • Chapter 13: Assembly cells
  • Chapter 14: Overall shape of assembly lines

PART D: Assembly Quality

  • Chapter 15: Preventing picking errors
  • Chapter 16: Inspection, test, and rework operations

Bibliography

Index

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