Notable Industrial Engineers

  • Henry Laurence Gantt >

    Henry Laurence Gantt's legacy to management is the Gantt Chart. Accepted as a commonplace project management tool today, it was an innovation of world-wide importance in the 1920s. But the Chart was not Gantt's only legacy; he was also a forerunner of the Human Relations School of management and an early spokesman for the social responsibility of business. http://localhost:81/Joomla/leviathan/components/com_jce/editor/tiny_mce/plugins/article/img/readmore.png);"> Life and career Henry Gantt (1861-1919) was born into a family of prosperous farmers in Maryland Read More
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Ali Shah

Ali Shah

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:01

CAROUSEL CONVEYOR

A continuous platform or series of spaced platforms which move in a circular or elliptical horizontal path. Note: The term "carousel" has been applied to other forms of conveyors such as car type and pallet type.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:59

CAPACITY

The maximum pounds, or the maximum load in pounds at a given load center, that a truck can safely transport and/or stack to a specified height.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:57

BULK STORAGE

The area within a facility or warehouse devoted to the placement of large, greater than loose-issue quantities of items, or in which each single item is too large to be placed in a bin storage location.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:56

BULK STOCK

Full and unbroken containers of supplies. Bulk storage can involve piles of raw material (stone), tanks (oil), silos (sand), and similar on-site methods of containing homogeneous commodities.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:54

BIDIRECTIONAL SYMBOL

A bar code symbol that permits reading in complementary (2) directions.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:53

BIDIRECTIONAL READ

The ability to read data successfully whether the scanning motion is left to right or right to left.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:51

BIDIRECTIONAL PATH

A material flow path over which material flow takes place in two opposite directions.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:50

BELT CONVEYOR, MULTIPLE RIBBON

A belt conveyor having a conveying surface of two or more spaced strands of narrow conveyor belts.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:48

BELT CONVEYOR, CLOSED

Moving, endless, flexible belt, or belts, which may be formed into a tubular shape by joining of edges, and which are opened while in motion to receive load, closed to convey or elevate, and opened to discharge.

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:47

BELT CONVEYOR, FLAT

A belt conveyor in which the carrying run of the conveyor belt is supported by flat belt idlers or by a flat surface.

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