The Effect of Lean Techniques on Elimination of Waste in Composite Panel Production Using Paired t-test

Hiremath, Pavan and Narayanan, S and Shettar, Manjunath (2018) The Effect of Lean Techniques on Elimination of Waste in Composite Panel Production Using Paired t-test. MATEC Web of Conferences, 144 (1). 05011-1. ISSN 2261-236x

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Abstract

‘A penny saved is a penny earned’ as this phrase says it all, the key for increased profit lies in the elimination of non-value adding actions in any production process. This study concentrates mainly on the procedures to identify and to reduce the different types of wastes in a production process. Initially the data related to types of waste and their classification according lean techniques were analyzed and implemented on a production process. The data were recorded for a whole month before implementation and for a whole month after implementation. Later the influence of the lean techniques was analyzed on two different sections of waste, for 5% significance value using paired t-test. It was found that there is a positive impact of lean techniques on some areas of production flow

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lean Techniques, T-test
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Mechanical and Manufacturing
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2018 04:27
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 05:12
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147792

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