Annual Report (6th) of the Air Force Machinability Data Center
Rept. for 1 Oct 1969-30 Sep 1970
MACHINABILITY DATA CENTER CINCINNATI OH
Pagination or Media Count:
During the contracting period 5,141 documents were processed from which 19,654 cards were keypunched. Currently, there are 110,143 supporting records on punched cards which permit computer searches to be conducted for citation to 40,966 specific machining situations coded on AFMDCs documents. Also 1,038 specific inquiries were answered for 512 different organizations representing 761 individuals in 101 different SIC categories. Since the Centers operation began in October 1964, a total of 5,739 specific inquiries have been processed. The average number of inquiries was 86 per month at an average processing cost of 43.77 per inquiry. Statistics are presented for estimated cost savings of AFMDC users. Through September 30, 1970, it has been very conservatively estimated that these savings amounted to more than 50,000, 000. Also included are tables and information reflecting AFMDC activity in other areas related to data publications, Government activity, types of inquiries, etc.
- Information Science
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems