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Improving Production with Lean Thinking by Javier Santos, Richard A. Wysk, Jose M. Torres

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Index

activity factor, 61

actual controls, 112

allowances, 62

andon, 172, 173

apparent small defects, 103

assembly line, 27, 3941

asynchronous flow, 42

Autonomation, 9

autonomous maintenance, 109

batch, production, 20, 21

batch, transfer, 20, 21

bathtub curved, 115

below the green line, 176

between green and red lines, 176

cellular layout, 18, 28

check panel, 132

checklist, 131

chronic losses, 116

continuous improvement, 1, 168

continuous timing, 60

corrective maintenance, 99

current exchange study, 126

cycle time, 42, 4446

didactic material, 149

economic lot size strategy, 125

element sign, 159

emblems and buttons, 163

endless-material method, 133

equipment functions, 112

equipment history files, 104

execution under expectations, 103

external setup, 126, 128, 129

facility inventory, 104

failure causes, 112

failure effects, 112

failure modes, 112

Family formation, 55

5S audits, 155

5S competition, 163

5S methodology, 147

5S news bulletins, 163

5-why method, 89

flow process chart, 35

Frank Gilberth, 57

Frederick Taylor, 57

function checks, 132

function standardization, 135

functional clamps, 140

Group technology, 54, 56

Henry Ford, 2, 5, 27

hidden small defects, 103

Hirano, Hiroyuki, 5, 150

idle time, 46

improvement tools, 1

incorporation, 162

Individual-Durations heuristic, 49

inefficient, 178

infant period, 116

initial equipment management, 109

inspections, 106

intermittent stops, 103

internal setup, 126, 128, 129

intrinsic reliability, 117

island layout, 42

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