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Author Papadakis, Emmanuel P.

Title Financial justification of nondestructive testing : cost of quality in manufacturing / Emmanuel P. Papadakis
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (234 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1 The Big Picture of Quality -- chapter 2 How We Got to Where Wr Are -- chapter 3 Out of Control, Under Control, and Achieving Control for Processes -- chapter 4 Total Quality Management with Statistical Process Control and Inspection -- chapter 5 ISO-9000 with Statistics and Inspection -- chapter 6 Statistical Process Control as a Prerequisite to Calculating the Need for Inspection -- chapter 7 Three Financial Calculations Justifying 100% Nondestructive Testing -- chapter 8 High-Tech Inspection Methods -- chapter 9 Real Manufacturing Examples of the Three Financial Methods of Calucation and of Real Decisions Made on the Basis of Those Calculations -- chapter 10 Nondestructive Inspection Technology and Metrology in the Context of Manufacturing Technology as Explained in This Book
Summary Finance is not, in general, a part of the curriculum for scientists, engineers, and even nondestructive testing (NDT) specialists. Therefore, justifying proposals for new methods and equipment that may seemingly add a modicum of cost to the production process can be problematic. Financial Justification of Nondestructive Testing not only explains how 100% inspection by high-tech methods can save money for a manufacturing organization, but also explains how to justify this cost to upper management.Placing NDT in the historical context of quality and inspection, the author demonstrates th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222) and index
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Subject Nondestructive testing -- Cost effectiveness
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Production & Operations Management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Engineering.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Technology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006008691
ISBN 0429126948