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Modern Marvels. Assembly Line [electronic resource (video)] / A&E Television Networks, LLC.

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) (Added Author). Infobase. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2010], c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 14, 2010.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Formatted Contents Note:
Intro: History Channel (0:49) -- Intro: Modern Marvels: Assembly Line (0:40) -- A Progressive Production (1:23) -- The Need For Speed: Assembly Lines in the Simplest Form (2:03) -- Henry Ford Begins Production (1:57) -- The Frederick Speedy Taylor Principles (0:57) -- Henry Ford Begins an Assembly Line (1:31) -- Henry Ford Begins an Automatic Conveyor Belt (0:52) -- The Labor Crisis at Ford (2:31) -- Response to the Labor Crisis at Ford (1:05) -- The River Rouge Complex (1:02) -- Roosevelt Ford, Laborer (2:24) -- Control of Line Speed (1:12) -- Growing Mass Production of Items in America (1:52) -- Consumers Response to Mass Production of Houses and Cars (2:03) -- Ford vs. General Motors (1:52) -- WWII Shifts the Need for Assembly Lines (2:57) -- The Beginning of Toyota (1:54) -- Lee Manufacturing and Kaizen at Toyota (2:56) -- Quantity vs. Quality (2:56) -- Japan and Toyota on the Rise (0:37) -- Introducing Robots on the Assembly Line (6:03) -- Summary (1:11) -- Credits: Modern Marvels: Assembly Line (17:05)
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
This program offers an insider's look at the assembly line - a production tool that changed industry forever and is considered by some to be the most important technological innovation of the 20th century.
Target Audience Note:
10 & up.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Language Note:
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description.
Subject: Assembly-line methods.
Manufacturing processes.
Mass production.
Mechanical engineering.
Genre: Streaming videos.
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Technical and Trades Collection

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