Browsing by Supervisor "Al-Ashaab, Ahmed"

Browsing by Supervisor "Al-Ashaab, Ahmed"

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  • Khan, Muhammad Sharjeel (Cranfield University, 2012-08)
    ‘Lean’ or ‘lean thinking’ refers to an improvement philosophy which focuses on the fulfilment of customer value and the reduction of waste. This philosophy is credited with the extraordinary rise of Toyota, one of the ...
  • Alotaibi, Sati Fehaid (Cranfield University, 2016-01)
    As technologies become more complex and competition becomes tougher than ever before, manufacturers in the developed world acknowledge the significance of a competitive strategy in increasing sales to their customers. These ...
  • Alam, Rahman (Cranfield University, 2015-07)
    Substantial benefits can be achieved through the adoption of lean type thinking earlier at the design stage to create more viable products. A complex design cannot be easily leaned out in production; therefore, the ...
  • Arundachawat, Panumas (Cranfield University, 2012)
    Design rework includes unnecessary repetition in design tasks to correct design problems. Resolving design matters in advance, through in-depth understanding of the design planning and rework issues and development of ...
  • Yang, Tianli (Cranfield University, 2011-01)
    Product quality is the most vital factor for manufacturers’ survival. As an effective quality control technique, FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis) has been put into widespread use. However, improper, unsystematic and ...
  • Zhu, Linjia (Cranfield University, 2012-01)
    Design quality always has great impact on the competitive attribution of companies. Knowledge Management has become an important process which could help companies to accumulate the knowledge created in the past, and use ...
  • Maksimovic, Maksim (Cranfield University, 2013-07)
    This research thesis presents the development of a novel Lean Knowledge Life Cycle (LeanKLC) framework to support the transformation into a Lean Product Development (LeanPD) knowledge environment. The LeanKLC framework ...
  • Williams, Omolade Sanu (Cranfield University, 2008)
    New product development is an important strategic decision for an automotive company. The need for a structured method of early project planning is herein enforced due to competitive advantage and global market expansion. ...
  • Dobrovolskyte, Nora (Cranfield University, 2015)
    The need for improvement of Product Development (PD) processes has been demonstrated by a high demand for the aerospace products to be developed quicker and cheaper. Set-Based Design (SBD) can improve the ability to ...
  • Autzen, Matthias (Cranfield University, 2013-09)
    Engineering companies must improve their product development performance in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century where R&D activities are coming more and more under pressure of productivity demands. Lean ...