How does planning help the production process?
Rolls Royce use just in time, production planning for jet engine manufacture to save time and money. Timescales are used to prevent product parts being over ordered or in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Remote manipulation inside a nuclear reactor
A remote robotic manipulation system is used to perform complex tasks inside a nuclear reactor. The system provides 'false feedback' to the operator as well as visual feedback.
Semi-automatic systems: making a cardboard box (pt 1/2)
Illustrates the semi-automatic process of making a cardboard box. Includes examples of Just in Time (JIT) production.
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