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Title:
Basic manufacturing
Author:
Timings, R. L. (Roger Leslie)
Publication Information:
Oxford [England] ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.
Physical Description:
332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780750636506
Format :
Book

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Central Library TS176 .B37 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Complete coverage of the four mandatory units of this course. The text also provides an introduction to the technical and business aspects of the manufacturing industry for students on other courses, such as City and Guilds Certificates 2010 and 2280, and as a starting point for an advanced GNVQ.


Table of Contents

The world of manufacturing
The importance of manufacturing to the economy of the United Kingdom
Production Systems
Manufacturing Organizations
Environmental effects of production processes
Working with a design brief
Originating product proposals from a given design brief
Finalize proposals using feedback from presentations
Production planning, costing and quality control
Production planning
Calculating the cost of a product
Quality assurance
Manufacturing products
The composition, characteristics and preparation of materials
Processing materials and components
The assembly and finishing of materials to specification
Quality assurance applied to manufactured products
Index

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