Want to see what it takes to get a doctorate in engineering of industrial and manufacturing? It's about 450 pages of American vs Japanese industrial survivability analysis

It's completely amazing… looking at unionization, spills and dumping, roles of electronics, transitioning away from centralized management, dealer networks, multinational manufacturing plants, recalls, reliability, R and D, and a dozen other issues. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/rws_etd/document/get/csu1280926868/inline

Read More Want to see what it takes to get a doctorate in engineering of industrial and manufacturing? It's about 450 pages of American vs Japanese industrial survivability analysis

The fuel of the future, according to both Henry Ford and Charles F. Kettering, was ethyl alcohol made from farm products and cellulosic materials.

Charles Kettering was the head of research at General Motors, but little is known about his interest in ethyl alcohol fuel and how it fit into G.M.’s long term strategy. General Motors (and Kettering) had come to considerable grief that summer of 1925 over another octane boosting fuel called tetraethyl lead, and government officials had …

Read More The fuel of the future, according to both Henry Ford and Charles F. Kettering, was ethyl alcohol made from farm products and cellulosic materials.