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Issue 7 • Date July 1991

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  • Concurrent engineering: new rules for world-class companies

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):22 - 26
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    The use of concurrent engineering (CE) techniques for developing and manufacturing high-quality products by companies that compete successfully around the world is examined. CE starts with multifunctional teaming, but it also includes concepts and techniques such as design for manufacture (DFM), continuous process improvement (CPI), total quality management (TQM), and quality function deployment (... View full abstract»

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  • Concurrent engineering: The DARPA initiative: encouraging new industrial practices

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):26 - 27
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    The DARPA Initiative in Concurrent Engineering (DICE), is a program launched in 1988 by the US Dept. of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to encourage the practice of concurrent engineering in the US military and industrial base. The overall goal is to develop an architecture for concurrent engineering in which the people working on a project can instantly communicate wit... View full abstract»

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  • Concurrent engineering: making it work calls for input from everyone

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):30 - 32
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    The elements necessary to the successful application of concurrent engineering (CE) are examined. Implementing CE takes commitment by the entire organization, from top to bottom. It takes education at all levels so that everyone speaks a common language. It takes repetition: managers and engineers must constantly impress upon their peers, and those above and below them, their commitment to CE. The... View full abstract»

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  • Concurrent engineering: success stories in instrumentation, communications

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):32 - 37
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    Four case histories of the successful use of concurrent engineering (CE) to develop instrumentation and communications products are presented. They are the development of an oscilloscope at Hewlett-Packard, the development of internetworking products by Cisco Systems, large-scale systems development at Raytheon, and making one-of-a-kind products at ITEK optical systems.<> View full abstract»

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  • Selecting math coprocessors

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):38 - 41
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    The selection of math coprocessors for the Intel 80386 View full abstract»

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