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ERIC Number: EJ786231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-1062-9351
Sure, They Can Build It But...Manufacturing Students Need Process Planning Skills
Obi, Samuel C.
Tech Directions, v67 n3 p17-20 Oct 2007
Manufacturing systems students usually complete lab projects for class requirements. However, they often do not have an idea how many resources such as time, tools, and materials they will need to complete a project until they get into constructing it. Yet one of the first tasks of real-world manufacturing personnel when they receive new product drawings is to create a process plan. This task, when completed, generally directs both organization of needed resources and actual production of the product. This article outlines the basics of process planning and provides examples for instructors who want to teach their students its principles. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Language: English
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