Engineering Documentation Control Handbook provides a Configuration Management blueprint for world-class manufacturing, making the release of new products and their documentation flow smoothly and easily.
1. Introduction 2. Product Documentation 3. Identification Numbers 4. Interchangeability and Service Parts 5. Bill of Material 6. Teams and Other Foundation Blocks 7. Document Release and Product Lifecycle 8. Change Requests 9. Change Lifecycle Cost 10. Change Management 11. Fast Change 12. Process Improvement/Work Flow Diagrams 13. Process Standards and Audits 14. EDC and the Supply Chain 15. Benchmarking 16. Product Manufacturing Software
Frank is a product of a University of Illinois engineering education and over forty-eight years of industrial and consultation experience. He founded his own company to specialize in configuration management with specific expertise in product release, change control and bills of material and other engineering documentation control issues. Formally a Director of Engineering Services, Director of Operations and a Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Frank has also managed Configuration Management, Cost Estimating, Industrial Engineering, Test Engineering, Pilot Production and Repair Operations. He has contributed as a Design Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Systems Analyst and Project Manager. Frank has guided the development of the engineering change control process at many companies and made significant contributions toward improving the new product release process, installed MRP/ERP systems, new numbering systems, helped companies attain a single BOM database and guided reengineering of the CM processes. His industrial experience was with Caterpillar, Collins Radio, Control Data, Storage Technology, UFE and Archive. He has presented seminars on the subject to over 3,500 product manufacturing people. He is an NDIA Certified Configuration and Data Manager, author of several magazine articles and author of a book - Engineering Documentation Control Handbook third edition copyright 2008. This book has sold over 10,000 copies and, according to one reviewer, "Sets the Stage for Innovation."