Lean manufacturing organizations, such as Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), are often described through their outward attributes: just-in-time inventory control, kaizen, emphasis on quality-at-the-source, empowered...
This paper discusses the successful outcomes of a newly developed "win-win-win" lean manufacturing curriculum at Iowa State University that foresees a need to enhance the implementation of lean manufacturing tools to...
Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs have seen a decline in the number of students entering as a whole in the United States. There have been studies on recruiting measures, manufacturing perceptions, and...
Manufacturing Enterprise Simulation as the Foundation Course and Synergistic Focus of Advanced Course Hands-On Application
This paper describes the effective utilization and benefits of a hands-on laboratory-based production enterprise simulation course as the introductory foundation for subsequent IT or IET program major courses. Using the...
Three-plus years ago, the Electrical Engineering Department at North Dakota State University introduced 'scholar teams' as a mechanism for enhancing learning in engineering, with especial emphasis on the undergraduate...
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