CONCURRENT ENGINEERING: APPLICATION AND IMPLEMENTATION FOR US SHIPBUILDING

This paper reports on a project to analyze the application of Concurrent Engineering (CE) in US shipbuilding and to perform a pilot implementation of CE within a US shipyard. It describes 1) results of a shipbuilding CE questionnaire survey; 2) a summary of product performance benchmark surveys conducted at several US shipyards; 3) visit to several foreign shipyards and US companies to discuss implementation of CE; 4) requirements for successful CE implementation by US shipbuilders, and 4) the status of a pilot CE implementation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Ship Production Symposium, Commercial Competitiveness for Small and Large North American Shipyards; 25-27 Jan 1995, Seattle, Washington, USA. Sponsored and publ by SNAME, USA. Pprs. Ppr 23 [24 p, 13 ref, 6 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Bennett, J G
    • Lamb, T
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717160
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM