Monday, April 22, 2013

World Book Day - 23rd April - Tributes to Authors of Industrial Engineering Discipline

World Book and Copyright Day

Frederick Winslow Taylor

Shop Management
Scientific Management (1911)

Applied Motion Study
Bricklaying System
Concrete System
Fatigue Study
Field System
Motion Study
Primer of Scientific Management
The Psychology of Management

Harrington Emerson

12 Principles of Efficiency (1911)


Charles Buxton Going

Principles of Industrial Engineering (1911)

H.B. Maynard

Industrial Engineering Handbook

George Kanawaty

Introduction to Work Study
Ralph M. Barnes

Motion and Time Study: Design and Measurement of Work
L.D. Miles

Techniques of Value Analysis and Engineering

Shigeo Shingo

A Revolution in Manufacturing: The SMED System

Download links for many of the above books are available in
Industrial Engineering - Articles and Books (Free Download)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

CEO Industrial Engineers

Mike Duke, President and CEO Walmart



Industrial Engineer - Joe Forehand - CEO and Chairman - Accenture

Sander van 't Noordende is group chief executive of Accenture Management Consulting
Mr. van ‘t Noordende holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, with a specialty in finance and marketing.

Lee Iacocca - CEO, Chrysler

Timothy D. Cook - Chief Executive Officer, Apple Inc. (Auburn University)

John Dasburg - Former CEO of Northwest Airlines and Burger King (University of Florida)

Michael Eskew - CEO, United Parcel Service (Purdue University)

Joe Hardy - Founder and CEO of 84 Lumber, (University of Pittsburgh)

Charles O. Holliday - CEO, DuPont (University of Tennessee)

Linda Hudson - President and CEO of BAE Systems Inc. (University of Florida)

Dick Kovacevich - CEO, Wells Fargo

William H. Swanson - President and CEO, Raytheon Co. (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Efficiency of Man and Automobile

A gallon of gasoline contains about 31,000 calories. A gallon of vegetable oil also contains same amount of calories. A man by drinking one gallon of oil can ride  bicycle for 912 miles. How much will an automobile go on one gallon gasoline?