Friday, November 30, 2012

1 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

1913 -  The continuous moving assembly line was introduced by Ford in his Highland Park plant, Detroit, Michigan. The factory was capable of delivering a car every 2-min 38-sec and the chassis was pushed from station to station.
Ford took the support of Frederick Taylor, the creator of "scientific management," to do time and motion studies to determine the exact speed at which the work should proceed and the exact motions workers should use to accomplish their tasks.

1977, the isolation of the bacterium Legionella pneumophila that was the cause of Legionnaire's Disease, was described in a scientific paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine by scientists at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia,


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