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

12 Principles of Efficiency (1911)

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Charles Buxton Going

Principles of Industrial Engineering (1911)
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H.B. Maynard

Industrial Engineering Handbook

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George Kanawaty

Introduction to Work Study
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Ralph M. Barnes

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

Techniques of Value Analysis and Engineering

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Shigeo Shingo
http://nraoiekc.blogspot.in/2012/03/shigeo-shingo-japanese-industrial.html

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

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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.
http://www.accenture.com/us-en/company/people/Pages/sander-vant-noordende.aspx

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?