Accession Number:

ADA454578

Title:

Product Work Classification and Coding

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING VA

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

222.0

Abstract:

The U.S. shipbuilding indusny is at a crossroads. If productivity is not increased only those ships most vital to the nations defense will be huih in U.S. shipyards. The rest vill be forfeited to foreign conpetition as CC5t quality and consti1iction tine becone the key deteninants in contract aards. The goal of this project vas to shonen these learning cures. As Dr. Han points out concepts are only a beginning. Tools for nplenentation of group technology ork methods are essemtial for ftirther improement of the indusny. Tools make technology more accessible. This manual and the classification and coding system contained herein ere deloped as tools to make group technology more accessible to the U.S. shipbuilding industry.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE