building-block approach

building-block approach

[′bild·iŋ ‚bläk ə‚prōch]
(industrial engineering)
A technique for development of a set of standard data by creating fixed groups or modules of work elements that may be added together to obtain time values for elements and entire operations.
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The company uses a building-block approach for structured testing, which reported ensures a high quality in IT applications.
The implementation has resulted in improved efficiency and manageability and increased data security for Bharat Forge as the solution utilizing a scalable building-block approach which can deliver applications to any device in any workplace environment.
1-2-3 SEW: BUILD YOUR SKILLS WITH 33 SIMPLE PROJECTS offers bags, accessories, and home projects from an expert seamstress and craft blogger who provides a building-block approach to sewing, presenting projects in groups of three to build on skills and techniques used in the prior project.
ACERT is an advanced combustion technology that uses a building-block approach for reducing emissions that is based on the integration of key systems technologies.
Individual 50-inch displays are based on a simple interlocking, building-block approach, so displays can be used independently or stacked and nested together into a wall of video.
The economic key to this building-block approach is a willingness to support open standards that produce astonishing scale and commodity-like cost reductions on one hand, and invite tremendous creativity on the other.
The objective is a building-block approach to reduce congestion in future years.
The second contribution to the service SCM body of knowledge is the feature article on the building-block approach to service supply chain management implemented at Caterpillar.
The building-block approach allows them to control increasingly more complex scenarios.
The author guides readers through each step of the process using an incremental, building-block approach to describe the entire EIS planning process.
Some suppliers, like Tinius Olsen, Haake, and Dynisco, take a modular or building-block approach, which permits adding capabilities to a basic unit after purchase.

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