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In-the-Spotlight Flyers

IBDC_2009-10-28_INTERIM-MANAGER.pdf
A brief view at the position of the Interim manager, as it applies to times of difficult economic times.
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IBDC_2011-10-15_120-Day
AquisitionIntegration.pdf
A review of the first 120 days after a merger or acquisition. Ask IBD Connection for more details.
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IBDC_2011-08-07_Coaching for Engineers.pdf
A brief review of the reasons and the benefits to coach young engineers by external professionals.
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Technical Papers and Presentations – Wheel Manufacturing Technology

GDIS-2010_FlowForming-Economics-wP.pdf
The weight-reduction flow-forming process, its material savings and its related process costs are analyzed from the vantage point of the steel wheel producer on one side and the steel wheel user (OEM) on the other side. The overall economic reasoning to use weight reduced wheels is discussed.
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IBDC_WheelMass-BodyRatio_2011-04-10.pdf
The wheel mass is compared and put into perspective to the vehicle body mass. The myth of rotation mass to stationary mass is conceptually and mathematically analyzed as it relates to steel or aluminum wheel rims.
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Computing Aids and Calculations (these tools are provided AS-IS, please use at your discretion)

IBDC_ExpanderFormula-Proof.pdf
A proof is given for the common formula used to calculate the forces required to expand or shrink circular parts.
(e) Formula Proof

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