Sunday, June 28, 2015

Value Engineering - Bulletin - Information Board



October 2014
Value Engineering of Bicycle
Imported bicycle from a low cost source - China costs $1,200.
A new design to cost only $250 in Netherlands
http://www.fastcodesign.com/3037472/wanted/can-a-bike-be-both-cheap-and-beautiful


2012
Value Engineering Synergies with Lean Six Sigma: Combining Methodologies for Enhanced Results
Jay Mandelbaum, Anthony Hermes, Donald Parker, Heather Williams
CRC Press, 11-May-2012 - Business & Economics - 212 pages
Lean Six Sigma (LSS), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), and Value Engineering (VE) have a proven track record of success for solving problems and improving efficiency. Depending on the situation, integrating these approaches can provide results that exceed the benefits of each individual approach. Value Engineering Synergies with Lean Six Sigma: Combining Methodologies for Enhanced Results describes how to integrate these dynamic tools to achieve unprecedented improvements and break down the organizational stovepipes that can occur when different offices are assigned responsibility for different problem-solving methods.

The book identifies opportunities where readers can integrate these approaches to go beyond what is currently possible with the individual approaches. Explaining the VE methodology, it supplies a high-level discussion of LSS and DFSS. Next, it compares VE with LSS and identifies the different opportunities for synergies that can provide your organization with a competitive edge.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=Jbs722QOTnQC

June 2012
Value Engineering case studies - Chougule and Kallurkar
http://www.ijest.info/docs/IJEST12-04-05-157.pdf
May 2012
Case studies of knob, Hand wheel, bearing assembly, dial bracket, recorder gear used in universal testing machine


May 2012

VE prize entry - Columbia river crossing value engineering study
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/NR/rdonlyres/02B6F365-34E4-4477-8AF0-F8A2A7CC1C43/0/CRC.pdf

Series Rating Circuit Breakers in Panel Boards - Value Engineering Opportunity
http://www.geindustrial.com/publibrary/checkout/Series-Rating?TNR=White%20Papers|Series-Rating|generic
White paper from GE

Magnesium has value engineering applications where weight reduction is the objective
http://www.dynacast.com/uploadedFiles/Docs/55274%20DYN%20Magnesium.pdf

Alaska Class Ferry - Preliminary Value Analysis Study
http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/alaska_class/documents/acf_prelim_ve_study.pdf

VE Study for Closing Waste Packages for containing TAD Canisters
http://www.inl.gov/technicalpublications/Documents/3395034.pdf

Using Lean Ideas in VE projects
Surface Water Study
http://www.icwp.org/2012/gages/SurfaceWaterValueEngrReportMay2010.pdf


January 2012

S Stock Value Engineering - Presentation - London Underground Railway
http://www.imeche.org/Libraries/Knowledge/Rolling_stock_lecture_slides.sflb.ashx


2009
Value engineering proposal for a fuel additive
http://greenmyfleet.com/reduce-consumption/fuelefficencyadditives/178-usap-value-engineering-change-proposal.html

Updated   28 June 2015

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