Friday, November 15, 2019

November - Industrial Engineering Knowledge Revision Plan

Industrial Engineering Measurements and Productivity Management

Industrial Engineering (IE)

IE is better described as engineering in response to industry data to do continuous improvement of product and process designs. Industrial engineering is engineering response to measurements. Cost, resource productivity, time taken by machines and men and measurements related to human factor  are important data which find a significant role in industrial engineering. Work measurement, productivity measurement and even cost measurement were developed within industrial engineering as useful measurements in industrial engineering design.

Productivity:  Maximum output of best quality product.

Productivity Management: Planning and  Maximizing  output of best quality product.

Taylor's Productivity Improvement System in Production Shops

Frederick Taylor's  Productivity Improvement System - Part 1

The system convinces each man that it is for his permanent advantage to turn out each day the best quality and maximum quantity of work. The advantages of this system of management are : Productivity - Lower Unit Cost and Higher Wages and Incomes

The manufactures are produced cheaper under it (Productivity or Cost Reduction), while at the same time the workmen earn higher wages than are usually paid.

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Industrial Engineering Focus Areas


First Week  1 to 5

Productivity Measurement

Productivity Measurement

Measuring Productivity - OECD

{Productivity Measurement within a new architecture for the U.S. National Accounts: Lessons for Asia not available now.]

APO 2019 Productivity Data Book

How to Measure Company Productivity using Value-added: A Focus on Pohang Steel (POSCO)

The productivity slump—fact or fiction: The measurement debate
August 2016

Estimates of Industry Multifactor Productivity, 2017-18

Measuring developer productivity in 2019 for data-driven decision makers
Bill author
By Bill Harding
Last updated July 19, 2019.

Second Week - 8 to 12

Time Study - Work Measurement

F.W. Taylor - Explanation of Time Study - 1912
Time Study - Explanation by F.W. Taylor in Shop Management Paper/Book

Time Study and Work Measurement - ILO Work Study Book Explanation
Work Measurement - Nadler's Description

Predetermined Motion Time Systems (PMTS)

Work Sampling

Optimization of Labour Productivity Using MOST Technique

Third Week - 15 to 19

Cost Measurement

Within the production process, productivity could not in the long run be sufficiently measured in the unit of  time. Explaining it in terms of money seemed more adequate. Standard cost calculation is therefore a technique which has been incorporated with considerable success by industrial engineers.

The Challenge of a Changing Society to Industrial Engineering, F.G. Willemze, IJPR 1982

Role of Costing and Cost Accounting in the Organization

Cost Accounting - Introduction

Job Costing - Review Notes

Process Costing - Review Notes

Cost Center Reports and Analysis

Cost Behavior Analysis and Relevant Costs Concept

Fourth Week 22 to 26

Productivity Management 

Productivity Improvement Management - Management of IE Projects, Studies, and Department

Productivity Management in Engineering Organizations - Online Book

(C) Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. 2019
12 October 2019

Table of Contents

1. Why Productivity Management?

2. Productivity - Basic Concepts

3. The Evolution of Productivity Management

4. Total Productivity Management

5. Functions of Productivity Management

6. Promoting Productivity Management

7. Industrial Engineering - Its Role in Productivity Improvement

8. Success Stories - Industrial Engineering, Productivity Improvement and Productivity Management

Additional Articles on Productivity Management

Total Productivity Management  - Suito Kiyoshi

Strategic  Total Productivity Optimization

Total Cost Industrial Engineering

Determinants of Productivity - Syverson - 2011

Don't be in a hurry - Productivity Improvement Requires Time - F.W. Taylor

Empowerment and Productivity

Productivity Management - Books and Articles

One Year Industrial Engineering Knowledge Revision Plan

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Best Papers in Industrial Engineering

Productivity Science -  Productivity Engineering  - Productivity Management


The internet of things for smart manufacturing: A review
Hui YangORCID Icon,Soundar Kumara,Satish T.S. Bukkapatnam, Fugee Tsung
IISE Transactions, Volume 51, 2019 - Issue 11


Professor Omid Nohadani's paper "Robust Optimization with Time-Dependent Uncertainty in Radiation Therapy"  1st place best paper for the IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering.

“Nondestructive Quality Assessment of 3D-Biofabricated Constructs using Dielectric Impedance Spectroscopy”
Lokesh Karthik Narayana, Rohan Shirwaiker and Binil Starly.


Jabil Singapore was presented the first place prize for their project, “Lean Culture Transformation – Next Level” which involved re-deploying a site-wide Lean culture which led to cost savings and customer satisfaction.

Jabil Penang’s team received first runner up for their project, “Solder Dross Recycling Process Optimization,” which promoted a new method and control process in recycling solder dross. They created a safer work environment while reducing costs and improving quality.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Milling - Estimation of Machining Time

N =  [1000×V]/[π ×D]
V = Cutting Speed
D = Dia of the cutter

Time for one cut Tm = [Total table travel]/[Table feed/min]
Where, Total table travel = Length of job + Added table travel
Table feed/min =   Feed/tooth × Number of teeth × rpm
The approach is the distance the cutter must be engaged before the full depth of cut is reached.

(a) When cutter diameter is less than the width of the work.
Approach = 0.5 d

Find the time required to face a job 25 cm long and 10 cm wide with the help of milling cutter of 10 cm dia, having 8 teeth and revolving at 80 rpm. The feed per tooth should not exceed 0.125 mm. The width of cutter is sufficient to mill to whole of job at a time.

Length = Length + Approach + Over travel
= l + A + (1/2)*[D - SQRT(D square - b square)]
=  250 + 20 + (1/2)*[100 - SQRT(100 square - 100 square)]
 = 320
Tm = L/[f×N×T] 
= 320/[0.125× 8× 80] 
 =  3.56 min.

Mitsibishi - Formulas for Face Milling

Sandvik Coromant - Milling formulas

Estimating Machining Time for Turning

Monday, November 11, 2019

Society for Promotion of Engineering Education - Now ASEE - Important Articles and Papers

Professors and Faculty of Industrial Engineering - History

1916 Year Book
BULLETIN OF THE Society for the
Promotion of Engineering Education
Vol. VI Lancaster, Pa., March, 1916 No. 7

Benedict, H. G., Industrial Engineer, Detroit, Mich 1913
Diemer, Hugo, Professor of Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania
State College, State College, Pa 1902

GiLBRETH, F. B., President, F. B. Gilbreth, Inc., 77 Brown St.,
Providence, E. 1 1911

Tabob, Wii. H., Instructor in Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania
Thomson, E. D., Efficiency Engineer, General Electric Company,
TowLE, W. M., Professor of Industrial Engineering, Clarkson

Indian Members
Iter, E. P., Supervisor, Public Works Department, Teruverambur
P. O., Trechwofoltz District, Deccan, India 1910
Naidu, a. S., Assistant Engineer, Vizianagram City, Vizagapatam
District, Madras, India 1913
SWAMY, B. N., Overseer, Public Works Vizianagram City Bldga.,
Madras, South India 1913 - Indian

List of Members pp.417 to 507

Estimating Machining Time for Turning

In the case of turning the formula for machine time is

T = [L+A]/[frN]

Where T = machining time in minutes
L = length of the workpiece
A = an allowance for tool approach and exit, normally 2 to 5 mm
fr   = feed rate (mm per revolution of the workpiece)
N = revolutions of the workpiece in rev per minute

Milling - Estimation of Machining Time

Updated on 12 November 2019, 4 April 2014