Search for dissertations about: "total quality management in the manufacturing industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words total quality management in the manufacturing industry.

  1. 1. Total quality management in sawmills

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Carl-Gustav Lundahl; Wood Technology.; Wood Science and Engineering.; Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics.; [2009]
    Keywords : Manufacturing engineering;

    Abstract : This work was initiated in order to show the potential for Swedish sawmills to achieve higher productivity by implementation of improved process control tools in breakdown and production flows. An effective and profitable sawmill must utilize its raw material and the skill of its staff effectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing competitiveness in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises - A study of the manufacturing situation of subcontractors in Sweden

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Malin Löfving; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; SMME; decision criteria; competitive priorities; manufacturing system;

    Abstract : It is increasingly important for all small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMMEs) to enhance competitiveness in this era of globalisation. To satisfy market requirements, SMMEs must have an understanding of manufacturing outputs as well as decisions made in manufacturing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interdisciplinary integration in complex product development : managerial implications of embedding software in manufactured goods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Niklas Adamsson; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Complex product development; interdisciplinary integration; technology fusion; systems engineering; new product development; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Incorporating electronics and software systems into manufactured goods is becoming very common in manufacturing companies. New technical functions, increased flexibility, and compensation for mechanical design weaknesses are some key drivers of this technological change in our everyday products. READ MORE

  4. 4. Module property verification : A method to plan and perform quality verifications in modular architectures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Patrik Kenger; KTH.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2006]
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Manufacturing engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Produktionsteknik; modular products; product architecture; product verification; test; inspection; product assembly; defects; Modular products;

    Abstract : Modular product architectures have generated numerous benefits for companies in terms of cost, lead-time and quality. The defined interfaces and the module’s properties decrease the effort to develop new product variants, and provide an opportunity to perform parallel tasks in design, manufacturing and assembly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Realization of Reliable Functional PVD coated PM-HSS tooth surfaces and cutting edges : -

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mathias Werner; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Gear manufacturing; hobbing; Hob tooling; single milling tooth test; PVD; TiN; TiAlN; AlCrN; coating; High speed Steel HSS ; machining; wear mechanisms; cutting force measurements; cutting edge preparation; edge rounding; tool surface preparation; surface roughness; FEM model and reliable gear manufacturing tools;

    Abstract : The industrial development of metal cutting processes in gear manufacturing aims at continuously increasing productivity, including increased tool reliability. Basically, the parameters that have an influence on the cutting processes should be known and possible to control.Gear manufacturing is highly important for the automotive industry. READ MORE