Friday, December 18, 2009

Core Activities of Industrial Engineering

Core areas of Industrial Engineering are Human Effort Engineering and System Efficiency Engineeering.

Augmented area is systems engineering or systems design management.

Industrial engineering is a specialty engineering area. It is not a functional design discipline.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Industrial Engineering - Definition

"Industrial Engineering is Human Effort Engineering and System Efficiency Engineeering. It is an engineering discipline that deals with the design of human effort and system efficiency in all occupations: agricultural, manufacturing and service. The objectives of Industrial Engineering are optimization of productivity of work-systems and occupational comfort, health, safety and income of persons involved."

Industrial Engineering
Definition, Explanation, History, and Programs
A Knol

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Super Earth Discovered

Astronomers have discovered a new Earth-like planet that is larger than our own and may be more than half covered with water, according to a study published Wednesday in the science journal Nature.